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John Lindsay

1921 - 2000

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John Vliet Lindsay (; November 24, 1921 – December 19, 2000) was an American politician and lawyer. During his political career, Lindsay was a U.S. congressman, mayor of New York City, and candidate for U.S. president. He was also a regular guest host of Good Morning America. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Lindsay has received more than 1,292,981 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. John Lindsay is the 16,175th most popular politician (down from 14,036th in 2019), the 10,525th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,644th in 2019) and the 695th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, John Lindsay ranks 16,175 out of 15,577Before him are William Jones, Akwasi Afrifa, Rab Butler, Jack Lew, César Villanueva, and Amit Shah. After him are Marcel Hansenne, Prince Félix of Luxembourg, Horatio Seymour, Stanislav Gross, Norovyn Altankhuyag, and Masoumeh Ebtekar.

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Among people born in 1921, John Lindsay ranks 389Before him are Joan Greenwood, Bill Bright, Ion Negoițescu, Spartaco Bandinelli, Art Clokey, and Horace Gould. After him are Harold Camping, Alan Hale Jr., John Aston Sr., Monty Hall, Vivian Blaine, and Janet Blair. Among people deceased in 2000, John Lindsay ranks 290Before him are Diógenes Domínguez, Big Pun, Ann Doran, Gloria Talbott, John O'Connor, and Patricia Jones. After him are Robert Cormier, Alberto Demiddi, Alla Rakha, Donald Dewar, Kirsty MacColl, and Duane Swanson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Lindsay ranks 10,525 out of 18,182Before him are Peter Erskine (1954), Jack Johnson (1975), Robert Kirkman (1978), Shirley Mason (1901), Bobby Rahal (1953), and Charles Rocket (1949). After him are Florence Turner (1885), Duke Pearson (1932), Wesley Coe (1879), Lily Rabe (1982), Horatio Seymour (1810), and Sam Bottoms (1955).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, John Lindsay ranks 695Before him are Susan Rice (1964), Clare Boothe Luce (1903), Wendell Ford (1924), James Skivring Smith (1825), Max Baucus (1941), and Jack Lew (1955). After him are Horatio Seymour (1810), Nicholas Katzenbach (1922), Simon Cameron (1799), Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen (1817), Thomas Ewing (1789), and Paul Manafort (1949).