Herbert Hoover

1874 - 1964

Herbert Hoover

Herbert Clark Hoover (August 10, 1874 – October 20, 1964) was an American engineer, businessman, and politician, who served as the 31st president of the United States from 1929 to 1933. A member of the Republican Party, he held 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Herbert Hoover has received more than 8,378,555 page views. His biography is available in 116 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 702nd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Herbert Hoover ranks 697 out of 14,801Before him are Umberto II of Italy, François Hollande, Gallienus, Christian IX of Denmark, Theresa May, and Sibylla, Queen of Jerusalem. After him are Konstantin von Neurath, Alberto Fujimori, John I of France, Yeongjo of Joseon, Lucius Tarquinius Priscus, and Henry VII, Holy Roman Emperor.

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Among people born in 1874, Herbert Hoover ranks 8Before him are Guglielmo Marconi, Robert Frost, Harry Houdini, Arnold Schoenberg, Howard Carter, and W. Somerset Maugham. After him are Johannes Stark, Chaim Weizmann, Ernst Cassirer, Edward Thorndike, Max Scheler, and Gertrude Stein. Among people deceased in 1964, Herbert Hoover ranks 3Before him are Jawaharlal Nehru and Douglas MacArthur. After him are Ian Fleming, Paul of Greece, Victor Francis Hess, Norbert Wiener, James Franck, Frans Eemil Sillanpää, Alma Mahler, Gerhard Domagk, and Gerrit Rietveld.

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Among people born in United States, Herbert Hoover ranks 206 out of 12,171Before him are Denzel Washington (1954), Mel Gibson (1956), Frank Zappa (1940), Ezra Pound (1885), Talcott Parsons (1902), and Robert Andrews Millikan (1868). After him are Ella Fitzgerald (1917), Clark Gable (1901), Thomas Hunt Morgan (1866), Jack Kerouac (1922), Billy the Kid (1859), and Carl David Anderson (1905).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Herbert Hoover ranks 33Before him are Gerald Ford (1913), John Adams (1735), Robert F. Kennedy (1925), James Monroe (1758), Andrew Jackson (1767), and James Madison (1751). After him are Ulysses S. Grant (1822), Jerry Brown (1938), George Marshall (1880), John Quincy Adams (1767), William Henry Harrison (1773), and Calvin Coolidge (1872).