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POLITICIAN

John F. Kennedy

1917 - 1963

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), often referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th president of the United States from 1961 until his assassination in 1963. He was the youngest person to assume the presidency by election and the youngest president at the end of his tenure. Kennedy served at the height of the Cold War, and the majority of his foreign policy concerned communist states such as the Soviet Union and Cuba. A Democrat, Kennedy represented Massachusetts in both houses of the U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John F. Kennedy has received more than 52,043,473 page views. His biography is available in 160 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 156 in 2019). John F. Kennedy is the 64th most popular politician (down from 45th in 2019), the 18th most popular biography from United States (down from 15th in 2019) and the 8th most popular American Politician.

John F. Kennedy is most famous for being the 35th president of the United States.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, John F. Kennedy ranks 64 out of 15,577Before him are Martin Van Buren, Josip Broz Tito, Benjamin Franklin, Mehmed the Conqueror, Nicholas II of Russia, and Henry Kissinger. After him are Margaret Thatcher, Caligula, James K. Polk, Mary I of England, Hillary Clinton, and Huang Xianfan.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1917, John F. Kennedy ranks 1After him are Park Chung-hee, Indira Gandhi, Heinrich Böll, Arthur C. Clarke, Ella Fitzgerald, Eric Hobsbawm, Ilya Prigogine, Joan Fontaine, Frederica of Hanover, Ernest Borgnine, and Anthony Burgess. Among people deceased in 1963, John F. Kennedy ranks 1After him are Édith Piaf, Pope John XXIII, Robert Frost, Jean Cocteau, Georges Braque, Aldous Huxley, Lee Harvey Oswald, Robert Schuman, Tristan Tzara, Ngo Dinh Diem, and C. S. Lewis.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John F. Kennedy ranks 18 out of 18,182Before him are Ulysses S. Grant (1822), Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882), Malcolm X (1925), Steven Spielberg (1946), Martin Van Buren (1782), and Benjamin Franklin (1706). After him are Elvis Presley (1935), Bruce Lee (1940), James K. Polk (1795), Hillary Clinton (1947), Ronald Reagan (1911), and Michael Jackson (1958).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, John F. Kennedy ranks 8Before him are Jimmy Carter (1924), Abraham Lincoln (1809), Ulysses S. Grant (1822), Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882), Martin Van Buren (1782), and Benjamin Franklin (1706). After him are James K. Polk (1795), Hillary Clinton (1947), Ronald Reagan (1911), Joe Biden (1942), George Washington (1732), and George W. Bush (1946).