John Lewis

1940 - 2020

John Lewis

John Robert Lewis (February 21, 1940 – July 17, 2020) was an American politician and civil-rights leader who served in the United States House of Representatives for Georgia's 5th congressional district from 1987 until his death in 2020. Lewis served as the chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) from 1963 to 1966. Lewis was one of the "Big Six" leaders of groups who organized the 1963 March on Washington. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Lewis has received more than 512,191 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 12,543rd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, John Lewis ranks 12,438 out of 14,801Before him are Giorgos Kaminis, Charles Canning, 1st Earl Canning, John Langdon, Akhmed Zakayev, Joseph Saidu Momoh, and Apisai Ielemia. After him are Thomas Watson Jr., Mokgweetsi Masisi, Imata Kabua, Vladimir Yermoshin, Philipp Rösler, and Gregory Mathews.

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Among people born in 1940, John Lewis ranks 328Before him are Richard Attwood, Carol Heiss, Walter Alvarez, David Gates, Donna Mills, and S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan. After him are John Warnock, Wolfgang Paul, Patrick Leahy, Dallas Long, Dave DeBusschere, and Joe South. Among people deceased in 2020, John Lewis ranks 45Before him are Peter Bonetti, Regis Philbin, Neil Peart, Irrfan Khan, Jerry Sloan, and Genesis P-Orridge. After him are Diana Serra Cary, Herman Cain, Charlie Daniels, James Lipton, Mike Moore, and Grant Imahara.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Lewis ranks 6,738 out of 12,171Before him are Sean Murray (1977), Clem Burke (1954), Gil Birmingham (1953), Nancy Chodorow (1944), William Bartram (1739), and Parker Posey (1968). After him are Don Carlos Buell (1818), Melissa Benoist (1988), Matthew Henson (1866), Peter Berg (1962), Thomas Watson Jr. (1914), and Buster Crabbe (1908).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, John Lewis ranks 446Before him are H. R. Haldeman (1926), Shirley Chisholm (1924), Wilford Woodruff (1807), Jim Inhofe (1934), Lloyd Bentsen (1921), and John Langdon (1741). After him are Thomas Watson Jr. (1914), James Spriggs Payne (1819), John Rutledge (1739), Robert L. Stewart (1942), Karl Rove (1950), and David Rice Atchison (1807).