Jean Kennedy Smith

1928 - 2020

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Jean Ann Kennedy Smith (February 20, 1928 – June 17, 2020) was an American diplomat, activist, humanitarian, and author who served as United States Ambassador to Ireland from 1993 to 1998. She was a member of the Kennedy family, the eighth of nine children, and youngest daughter, born to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald. Her siblings included President John F. Kennedy, Senator Robert F. Kennedy, Senator Edward M. Kennedy, Rosemary Kennedy, and Special Olympics founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Kennedy Smith has received more than 2,804,426 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Jean Kennedy Smith is the 35th most popular diplomat (up from 40th in 2019), the 2,571st most popular biography from United States (up from 2,977th in 2019) and the 7th most popular American Diplomat.

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Among diplomats, Jean Kennedy Smith ranks 35 out of 51Before her are Édith Cresson, Hans Blix, Alfonso García Robles, Robert Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood, Mikhail Borodin, and Dean Acheson. After her are Amr Moussa, Richard Holbrooke, Yukiya Amano, Roger Casement, George Blake, and Friedrich Martens.

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Among people born in 1928, Jean Kennedy Smith ranks 166Before her are Tom Sharpe, Wolfhart Pannenberg, Juan María Bordaberry, Maurice Sendak, Henry Silva, and Daisaku Ikeda. After her are Gerard Damiano, Alan Sillitoe, Nguyễn Văn Thuận, Eunice Gayson, Gustavo Gutiérrez, and Enrique Bolaños. Among people deceased in 2020, Jean Kennedy Smith ranks 201Before her are Peter Bonetti, Ödön Földessy, Agne Simonsson, Nur Hassan Hussein, Bill Gates Sr., and Silvio Marzolini. After her are Claire Bretécher, Goyo Benito, Momčilo Krajišnik, Ryo Kawasaki, Winston Groom, and Ljiljana Petrović.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jean Kennedy Smith ranks 2,571 out of 15,968Before her are Asa Akira (1986), Natalie Cole (1950), Miriam Hopkins (1902), Claude Akins (1926), Chris Pine (1980), and Macaulay Culkin (1980). After her are Téa Leoni (1966), Taylor Swift (1989), William M. Branham (1909), Rensis Likert (1903), Ignacio Zaragoza (1829), and Gerard Damiano (1928).

Among DIPLOMATS In United States

Among diplomats born in United States, Jean Kennedy Smith ranks 7Before her are Pocahontas (1595), John Jay (1745), John R. Bolton (1948), George F. Kennan (1904), John Mott (1865), and Dean Acheson (1893). After her are Richard Holbrooke (1941), Ralph Bunche (1904), J. Christopher Stevens (1960), Adlai Stevenson II (1900), and Edward M. House (1858).