John B. Anderson

1922 - 2017

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John Bayard Anderson (February 15, 1922 – December 3, 2017) was an American politician from Illinois. As a member of the Republican Party, he served in the United States House of Representatives, representing Illinois's 16th congressional district from 1961 to 1981. In 1980, he ran an independent campaign for president, receiving 6.6% of the popular vote. Born in Rockford, Illinois, Anderson practiced law after serving in the Army during World War II. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John B. Anderson has received more than 843,566 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). John B. Anderson is the 14,229th most popular politician (down from 13,213th in 2019), the 10,110th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,570th in 2019) and the 686th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, John B. Anderson ranks 14,229 out of 15,710Before him are George Clymer, Ian Millar, Michael Joseph Savage, Carlos P. Romulo, Rick Santorum, and Drest Gurthinmoch. After him are Susi Pudjiastuti, Jack Lew, Cécile Kyenge, Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría, Boubou Cissé, and Julien Nkoghe Bekale.

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Among people born in 1922, John B. Anderson ranks 336Before him are Johnny Thomson, Kai Winding, Turhan Bey, Janis Paige, Leslie Marr, and Edwin Thompson Jaynes. After him are Ivor Broadis, Joan Caulfield, Herb McKenley, Audrey Meadows, Bert I. Gordon, and Gil Merrick. Among people deceased in 2017, John B. Anderson ranks 465Before him are Carme Chacón, Cathleen Synge Morawetz, Thomas Starzl, Isabelle Daniels, Buchi Emecheta, and Connie Hawkins. After him are Stephen Furst, Jim Nabors, Ryszard Parulski, Tommy Gemmell, Darrall Imhoff, and David Axelrod.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John B. Anderson ranks 10,110 out of 15,968Before him are Dale Dickey (1961), Donald Henderson (1928), Victor Salva (1958), Stephen Schwartz (1948), Rick Santorum (1958), and Victoria Rowell (1959). After him are Stephen Furst (1954), Constance Cummings (1910), Mike Campbell (1950), Ashley Scott (1977), Jack Lew (1955), and Poppy (1995).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, John B. Anderson ranks 686Before him are Pat Roberts (1936), Robert F. Stockton (1795), Robert J. Walker (1801), Margaret Chase Smith (1897), George Clymer (1739), and Rick Santorum (1958). After him are Jack Lew (1955), Jack Valenti (1921), James Skivring Smith (1825), Muriel Humphrey Brown (1912), William Windom (1827), and Craig L. Thomas (1933).