Irving Kristol

1920 - 2009

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Irving Kristol (; January 22, 1920 – September 18, 2009) was an American journalist who was dubbed the "godfather of neoconservatism". As a founder, editor, and contributor to various magazines, he played an influential role in the intellectual and political culture of the last half of the twentieth century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Irving Kristol has received more than 422,485 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Irving Kristol is the 440th most popular businessperson (down from 355th in 2019), the 7,095th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,177th in 2019) and the 155th most popular American Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Irving Kristol ranks 440 out of 604Before him are Mark Thatcher, Steve Forbes, Indra Nooyi, Chad Hurley, Chris Anderson, and Stephen A. Schwarzman. After him are Guy Kawasaki, Donald Trump Jr., Allan Williams, Francesc Xavier Bultó, Yuri Milner, and Richard Bass.

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Among people born in 1920, Irving Kristol ranks 292Before him are Hemanta Mukherjee, I. A. L. Diamond, Liam Cosgrave, Luisa Cuesta, Stan Musial, and John Paul Stevens. After him are Bert Williams, Nida Senff, Ralph Meeker, Dorothy Tyler-Odam, Lucidio Sentimenti, and Jack Rowley. Among people deceased in 2009, Irving Kristol ranks 242Before him are Ali Akbar Khan, Godfrey Rampling, Peter Arundell, Jorge Enrique Adoum, Heini Walter, and César Ruminski. After him are Hugh Hopper, Shota Chochishvili, Frankie Manning, Feroz Khan, Abdul Aziz al-Hakim, and Tony Maggs.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Irving Kristol ranks 7,095 out of 15,968Before him are Sam Webb (1945), James Cotton (1935), Billy Cunningham (1943), Randy Meisner (1946), Charles Bassett (1931), and Sara Gilbert (1975). After him are Lili Taylor (1967), Margaret Avery (1944), Sally Mann (1951), Doug Aldrich (1964), Robert Keith (1898), and H. R. Haldeman (1926).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Irving Kristol ranks 155Before him are John Elkann (1976), Robert Ripley (1890), John Warnock (1940), Steve Forbes (1947), Chad Hurley (1977), and Stephen A. Schwarzman (1947). After him are Guy Kawasaki (1954), Donald Trump Jr. (1977), Richard Bass (1929), Gardiner Greene Hubbard (1822), Sheryl Sandberg (1969), and Clyde Cessna (1879).