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Herbert Hoover

1874 - 1964

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Herbert Clark Hoover (August 10, 1874 – October 20, 1964) was an American politician who served as the 31st president of the United States from 1929 to 1933. He was a member of the Republican Party, holding office during the onset of the Great Depression in the United States. A self-made man who became rich as a mining engineer, Hoover led the Commission for Relief in Belgium, served as the director of the U.S. Food Administration, and served as the U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Herbert Hoover has received more than 12,373,370 page views. His biography is available in 125 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 121 in 2019). Herbert Hoover is the 587th most popular politician (up from 695th in 2019), the 174th most popular biography from United States (up from 216th in 2019) and the 30th most popular American Politician.

Herbert Hoover is most famous for being the 31st president of the United States. He was in office from 1929 to 1933.

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Among politicians, Herbert Hoover ranks 587 out of 15,577Before him are Ahab, Mobutu Sese Seko, Umberto II of Italy, Jadwiga of Poland, Anne, Queen of Great Britain, and Manuel I Komnenos. After him are Oscar II of Sweden, Frederick William IV of Prussia, Epaminondas, Shah Jahan, Khosrow I, and Valens.

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Among people born in 1874, Herbert Hoover ranks 6Before him are Winston Churchill, Guglielmo Marconi, Robert Frost, Harry Houdini, and Arnold Schoenberg. After him are Howard Carter, Edward Thorndike, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Ernst Cassirer, Chaim Weizmann, and Max Scheler. Among people deceased in 1964, Herbert Hoover ranks 4Before him are Jawaharlal Nehru, Douglas MacArthur, and Ian Fleming. After him are Paul of Greece, Rachel Carson, Norbert Wiener, James Franck, Alma Mahler, Gerhard Domagk, Victor Francis Hess, and Vasily Grossman.

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Among people born in United States, Herbert Hoover ranks 174 out of 18,182Before him are John Williams (1932), Robert K. Merton (1910), Emily Dickinson (1830), Louis Sullivan (1856), Denzel Washington (1954), and Herman Melville (1819). After him are Harvey Weinstein (1952), Jane Fonda (1937), William James Sidis (1898), Tom Cruise (1962), David Lynch (1946), and Pearl S. Buck (1892).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Herbert Hoover ranks 30Before him are Barack Obama (1961), Gerald Ford (1913), Bhumibol Adulyadej (1927), Lyndon B. Johnson (1908), Sitting Bull (1831), and John Adams (1735). After him are James Monroe (1758), James Madison (1751), Andrew Jackson (1767), Robert F. Kennedy (1925), William Howard Taft (1857), and Calvin Coolidge (1872).