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Joe Arpaio

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Joseph Michael Arpaio (; born June 14, 1932) is an American former law enforcement officer and politician. He served as the 36th Sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona for 24 years, from 1993 to 2017, losing reelection to Democrat Paul Penzone in 2016. Starting in 2005, Arpaio took an outspoken stance against illegal immigration, styling himself as "America's Toughest Sheriff". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joe Arpaio has received more than 4,850,212 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Joe Arpaio is the 15,031st most popular politician (down from 12,573rd in 2019), the 8,213th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,532nd in 2019) and the 520th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Joe Arpaio ranks 15,031 out of 15,577Before him are Oskar Olsen, Bakhytzhan Sagintayev, Maggie De Block, Dimitar Stanchov, Carlos Dávila, and Joaquín Jovellar y Soler. After him are Klaes Karppinen, Herman Moll, Enrico Mizzi, Juan Bautista Egusquiza, W. T. Cosgrave, and Juan Esteban Montero.

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Among people born in 1932, Joe Arpaio ranks 384Before him are Imre Polyák, Jenő Dalnoki, Jerry Unser Jr., Ernst Hinterseer, Katy Bødtger, and Volodymyr Dakhno. After him are Antonia Fraser, Barbara Shelley, Fazu Aliyeva, William Christopher, Mark Murphy, and Rodolfo Quezada Toruño.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joe Arpaio ranks 8,213 out of 18,182Before him are Dana Plato (1964), Rebecca Solnit (1961), Edward Lindberg (1886), Michael Burry (1971), Bill Nieder (1933), and Wilfred Hudson Osgood (1875). After him are Julianne Nicholson (1971), Carroll O'Connor (1924), Max Emmerich (1879), David Cross (1964), B. J. Novak (1979), and Rick Warren (1954).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Joe Arpaio ranks 520Before him are Hiram Johnson (1866), Eugene Meyer (1875), Jesse Helms (1921), Bob Mathias (1930), John Paul Stevens (1920), and Budge Patty (1924). After him are John Boehner (1949), Tenskwatawa (1775), John Forsyth (1780), Theodore Long (1947), Charles Sumner (1811), and Bisher Al-Khasawneh (1969).