John F. Kennedy

1917 - 1963

John F. Kennedy

John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), often referred to by his initials JFK and Jack, was an American politician who served as the 35th president of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. Kennedy served at the height of the Cold War, and the majority of his work as president concerned relations with the Soviet Union and Cuba. A Democrat, Kennedy represented Massachusetts in the U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John F. Kennedy has received more than 35,701,714 page views. His biography is available in 151 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 51st most popular politician.

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Among politicians, John F. Kennedy ranks 50 out of 14,801Before him are Caligula, Martin Van Buren, Josip Broz Tito, Akhenaten, Marcus Aurelius, and Hillary Clinton. After him are Mary, Queen of Scots, Franz Joseph I of Austria, Pericles, Nikita Khrushchev, Selim II, and Hammurabi.

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Among people born in 1917, John F. Kennedy ranks 1After him are Indira Gandhi, Heinrich Böll, Arthur C. Clarke, I. M. Pei, Ella Fitzgerald, Eric Hobsbawm, Kenan Evren, Ilya Prigogine, Sidney Sheldon, Dean Martin, and Ernest Borgnine. 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, Robert Schuman, Tristan Tzara, C. S. Lewis, Lee Harvey Oswald, and Nâzım Hikmet.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John F. Kennedy ranks 14 out of 12,171Before him are Marilyn Monroe (1926), Sylvester Stallone (1946), Ronald Reagan (1911), Ernest Hemingway (1899), Martin Van Buren (1782), and Hillary Clinton (1947). After him are Elvis Presley (1935), Pocahontas (1595), Malcolm X (1925), Steven Spielberg (1946), Mark Twain (1835), and James K. Polk (1795).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, John F. Kennedy ranks 8Before him are Thomas Jefferson (1743), Jimmy Carter (1924), Abraham Lincoln (1809), Ronald Reagan (1911), Martin Van Buren (1782), and Hillary Clinton (1947). After him are James K. Polk (1795), George Washington (1732), Benjamin Franklin (1706), Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882), Harry S. Truman (1884), and Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890).