John A. Costello

1891 - 1976

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John Aloysius Costello (20 June 1891 – 5 January 1976) was an Irish Fine Gael politician who served as Taoiseach from 1948 to 1951 and from 1954 to 1957, Leader of the Opposition from 1951 to 1954 and from 1957 to 1959, and Attorney General of Ireland from 1926 to 1932. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John A. Costello has received more than 136,638 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). John A. Costello is the 12,547th most popular politician (down from 11,912th in 2019), the 196th most popular biography from Ireland (down from 188th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular Irish Politician.

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Among politicians, John A. Costello ranks 12,547 out of 15,710Before him are Fritz Graebner, Luis Ángel González Macchi, Kurt Beck, Jules Vandenpeereboom, Arthur Ponsonby, 1st Baron Ponsonby of Shulbrede, and David Kabua. After him are Juan Bautista Topete, Jaime Torres Bodet, Walter Isaacson, Bres, Jan de Klerk, and Bernard Binlin Dadié.

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Among people born in 1891, John A. Costello ranks 183Before him are Victor Varconi, E. A. Dupont, Riccardo Bacchelli, Audrey Munson, Mae Busch, and Oliverio Girondo. After him are Harry Cohn, Archie Mayo, Oreste Puliti, Alexander Kipnis, Gustaf Dyrssen, and Boris Lavrenyov. Among people deceased in 1976, John A. Costello ranks 170Before him are Wilhelmina von Bremen, Segundo Durandal, Taos Amrouche, Mal Evans, Bobby Pearce, and Leopold Hofmann. After him are Nils Middelboe, L. S. Lowry, Samuel Eliot Morison, Alfredo Dinale, Mukesh, and Paul Kossoff.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, John A. Costello ranks 196 out of 460Before him are Enda Kenny (1951), Geraldine Fitzgerald (1913), Andrew Scott (1976), Richard Todd (1919), William Brouncker, 2nd Viscount Brouncker (1620), and Rex Ingram (1892). After him are Domhnall Gleeson (1983), Jane Wilde (1821), John Philip Holland (1840), Tim O'Reilly (1954), Robbie Keane (1980), and Sara Allgood (1879).

Among POLITICIANS In Ireland

Among politicians born in Ireland, John A. Costello ranks 33Before him are Richard Wellesley, 1st Marquess Wellesley (1760), Patrick Hillery (1923), Walter Guinness, 1st Baron Moyne (1880), Seán T. O'Kelly (1882), Pat Cox (1952), and Enda Kenny (1951). After him are Garret FitzGerald (1926), Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh (1911), Liam Cosgrave (1920), Peter Sutherland (1946), W. T. Cosgrave (1880), and Diarmait Mac Murchada (1110).