John Lewis

1940 - 2020

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John Robert Lewis (February 21, 1940 – July 17, 2020) was an American Congressman and civil rights activist who served in the United States House of Representatives for Georgia's 5th congressional district from 1987 until his death in 2020. He was 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 2,066,102 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). John Lewis is the 6,786th most popular politician (up from 12,414th in 2019), the 2,398th most popular biography from United States (up from 6,732nd in 2019) and the 146th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, John Lewis ranks 6,786 out of 15,710Before him are Barbara Jagiellon, Tetricus II, Pentawer, John Tristan, Count of Valois, Arioald, and Chungjeong of Goryeo. After him are Grand Duchess Vera Konstantinovna of Russia, Ernesto Samper, Archduchess Auguste Ferdinande of Austria, Pavel Dybenko, Francisco Serrano, 1st Duke of la Torre, and Milorad Dodik.

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Among people born in 1940, John Lewis ranks 142Before him are Jan Janssen, Iva Zanicchi, Taihō Kōki, Peter Diamond, Denny Doherty, and Peter Mutharika. After him are Fouad Twal, Víctor Erice, Tony Sheridan, Ruth Dreifuss, Sadaharu Oh, and Jack Nicklaus. Among people deceased in 2020, John Lewis ranks 181Before him are Olga Tass, Rolf Hochhuth, Mario Corso, Conchata Ferrell, Hans-Jochen Vogel, and Alfred Worden. After him are Claude Brasseur, Jimmy Cobb, Patrick Devedjian, Frances E. Allen, Milton Glaser, and Rosa Maria Sardà.

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Among people born in United States, John Lewis ranks 2,398 out of 15,968Before him are Alyssa Milano (1972), Margaux Hemingway (1954), Cindy Sherman (1954), Alfred Worden (1932), Jamie Foxx (1967), and Carl Sandburg (1878). After him are Lady Randolph Churchill (1854), Marc Anthony (1968), Lucille Ball (1911), Jeff Kinney (1971), Edward Zwick (1952), and Brittany Murphy (1977).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, John Lewis ranks 146Before him are George Wallace (1919), William Joyce (1906), John Connally (1917), Eunice Kennedy Shriver (1921), Fiorello H. La Guardia (1882), and Gall (1840). After him are Lew Wallace (1827), Elizabeth Warren (1949), Nicholas Murray Butler (1862), William H. Seward (1801), Paul H. O'Neill (1935), and Daniel Inouye (1924).

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