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Jimmy Hoffa

1913 - 1975

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James Riddle Hoffa (born February 14, 1913; disappeared July 30, 1975; presumed dead July 30, 1982) was an American labor union leader who served as the president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) from 1957 until 1971. From an early age, Hoffa was a union activist, and he became an important regional figure with the IBT by his mid-twenties. By 1952, he was the national vice-president of the IBT and between 1957 and 1971 he was its general president. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jimmy Hoffa has received more than 24,219,180 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Jimmy Hoffa is the 69th most popular social activist (down from 36th in 2019), the 632nd most popular biography from United States (down from 365th in 2019) and the 9th most popular American Social Activist.

Jimmy Hoffa was a labor union leader who disappeared in 1975. He was depicted in Martin Scorsese's 2019 film The Irishman, which was adapted from the book I Heard You Paint Houses by Charles Brandt.

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Among social activists, Jimmy Hoffa ranks 69 out of 538Before him are Jane Addams, Mustafa Barzani, Horst Wessel, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Bhagat Singh, and Kasturba Gandhi. After him are Beatrice Cenci, Gabrielle d'Estrées, Abimael Guzmán, Buenaventura Durruti, Betty Williams, and Aleksandr Ulyanov.

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Among people born in 1913, Jimmy Hoffa ranks 28Before him are Paul Erdős, Albert Ellis, Bảo Đại, Infante Juan, Count of Barcelona, Kenzō Tange, and Roger Garaudy. After him are Werner Mölders, Erich Priebke, Frances Farmer, Silvio Piola, Witold Lutosławski, and Leônidas. Among people deceased in 1975, Jimmy Hoffa ranks 22Before him are Gustav Ludwig Hertz, Saint-John Perse, George Paget Thomson, Josemaría Escrivá, Graham Hill, and Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. After him are Robert Robinson, Julian Huxley, Antonín Novotný, Pavel Sukhoi, Infante Jaime, Duke of Segovia, and Eisaku Satō.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jimmy Hoffa ranks 632 out of 18,182Before him are Telly Savalas (1922), Jonas Salk (1914), Robert Wagner (1930), Thomas Wolfe (1900), Raquel Welch (1940), and Talia Shire (1946). After him are John Browning (1855), Michael Crichton (1942), Martha Graham (1894), Ben Roy Mottelson (1926), Edgar Cayce (1877), and Jimmy Wales (1966).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, Jimmy Hoffa ranks 9Before him are Martin Luther King Jr. (1929), Helen Keller (1880), Rosa Parks (1913), Emily Greene Balch (1867), Angela Davis (1944), and Jane Addams (1860). After him are Bugsy Siegel (1906), Susan B. Anthony (1820), Jody Williams (1950), John Brown (1800), Frederick Douglass (1818), and Betty Ford (1918).