Herbert Hoover

1874 - 1964

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Herbert Clark Hoover (August 10, 1874 – October 20, 1964) was an American politician and engineer who served as the 31st president of the United States from 1929 to 1933 and a member of the Republican Party, holding office during the onset of the Great Depression. Before serving as president, Hoover led the Commission for Relief in Belgium, served as the director of the U.S. Food Administration, and served as the third U.S. secretary of commerce. Hoover was born to a Quaker family in West Branch, Iowa, but he grew up in Oregon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Herbert Hoover has received more than 11,455,296 page views. His biography is available in 121 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 116 in 2019). Herbert Hoover is the 696th most popular politician, the 216th most popular biography from United States (down from 206th in 2019) and the 34th 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 696 out of 15,710Before him are John I of France, Faisal of Saudi Arabia, Joan I of Navarre, Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour, Gratian, and Hideki Tojo. After him are Ilse Koch, Paul of Greece, Gallienus, Saparmurat Niyazov, Robert II of France, and Lucius Tarquinius Priscus.

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Among people born in 1874, Herbert Hoover ranks 10Before him are Arnold Schoenberg, Harry Houdini, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Edward Thorndike, Howard Carter, and W. Somerset Maugham. After him are Chaim Weizmann, Ernst Cassirer, Max Scheler, Johannes Stark, Alexander Kolchak, and Talaat Pasha. Among people deceased in 1964, Herbert Hoover ranks 3Before him are Jawaharlal Nehru and Douglas MacArthur. After him are Paul of Greece, Ian Fleming, Norbert Wiener, Victor Francis Hess, Alma Mahler, Rachel Carson, James Franck, Frans Eemil Sillanpää, and Gerrit Rietveld.

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Among people born in United States, Herbert Hoover ranks 216 out of 15,968Before him are Samuel P. Huntington (1927), Philip K. Dick (1928), Richard Gere (1949), Gary Cooper (1901), Rocky Marciano (1923), and Christopher Lloyd (1938). After him are Whitney Houston (1963), George Westinghouse (1846), John Jay (1745), Mel Gibson (1956), Aretha Franklin (1942), and Brigham Young (1801).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Herbert Hoover ranks 34Before him are Woodrow Wilson (1856), John Tyler (1790), Bernie Sanders (1941), Robert F. Kennedy (1925), John Adams (1735), and George Marshall (1880). After him are James Monroe (1758), Benjamin Harrison (1833), Andrew Jackson (1767), Dick Cheney (1941), Jerry Brown (1938), and William Henry Harrison (1773).