John Paul Stevens

1920 - 2019

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John Paul Stevens (April 20, 1920 – July 16, 2019) was an American lawyer and jurist who served as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1975 to 2010. At the time of his retirement, he was the second-oldest justice in the history of the U.S. Supreme Court and the third-longest-serving justice. At the time of his death in 2019 at age 99, he was the longest-lived Supreme Court justice ever. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Paul Stevens has received more than 3,525,739 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 30 in 2019). John Paul Stevens is the 27th most popular judge, the 8,911th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,177th in 2019) and the 14th most popular American Judge.

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Among judges, John Paul Stevens ranks 27 out of 53Before him are Sonia Sotomayor, Samuel Alito, Geoffrey Lawrence, 1st Baron Oaksey, Anthony Kennedy, Warren E. Burger, and Anna Chandy. After him are Vassilios Skouris, Carlo Biotti, Richard Goldstone, Walter Q. Gresham, Peter Tomka, and Harlan F. Stone.

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Among people born in 1920, John Paul Stevens ranks 371Before him are Jack Rowley, Shelly Manne, Guinn Smith, Lucidio Sentimenti, Cecilia Colledge, and Denton Cooley. After him are Hans Gerschwiler, Osamu Hayaishi, Georg Leber, J. J. C. Smart, Bohumil Kudrna, and Zully Moreno. Among people deceased in 2019, John Paul Stevens ranks 433Before him are Cameron Boyce, Koldo Aguirre, Ken Matthews, Michael D. Coe, Caroll Spinney, and Daniel Johnston. After him are Heather Harper, Halvard Hanevold, Valerie Harper, Jeremy Kemp, Eduard Krieger, and Carmine Caridi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Paul Stevens ranks 8,911 out of 20,380Before him are Les Baxter (1922), Caroll Spinney (1933), Hilary Hahn (1979), Bruce Bennett (1906), Daniel Johnston (1961), and Patrick Fabian (1964). After him are Priscilla Dean (1896), Aubrey Plaza (1984), James Smith (1953), James Cotton (1935), Marie Osborne Yeats (1911), and Tennessee Ernie Ford (1919).

Among JUDGES In United States

Among judges born in United States, John Paul Stevens ranks 14Before him are Antonin Scalia (1936), Stephen Breyer (1938), Sonia Sotomayor (1954), Samuel Alito (1950), Anthony Kennedy (1936), and Warren E. Burger (1907). After him are Walter Q. Gresham (1832), Harlan F. Stone (1872), Brett Kavanaugh (1965), David Souter (1939), Elena Kagan (1960), and Samuel Chase (1741).