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Ken Starr

1946 - 2022

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Kenneth Winston Starr (July 21, 1946 – September 13, 2022) was an American lawyer and judge who as independent counsel authored the Starr Report, which served as the basis of the impeachment of Bill Clinton. He headed an investigation of members of the Clinton administration, known as the Whitewater controversy, from 1994 to 1998. Starr previously served as a federal appellate judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit from 1983 to 1989 and as the U.S. solicitor general from 1989 to 1993 during the presidency of George H. W. Bush. Starr received the most public attention for his tenure as independent counsel while Bill Clinton was U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ken Starr has received more than 3,109,742 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Ken Starr is the 55th most popular lawyer (up from 57th in 2019), the 6,878th most popular biography from United States (up from 8,609th in 2019) and the 13th most popular American Lawyer.

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Among lawyers, Ken Starr ranks 55 out of 68Before him are Louis Brandeis, Lawrence Lessig, Koen Lenaerts, Wendell Willkie, Clarence Darrow, and John Selden. After him are Abu Sadat Mohammad Sayem, George Hadley, Louise Arbour, Michael Cohen, Christopher A. Wray, and A. V. Dicey.

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Among people born in 1946, Ken Starr ranks 462Before him are Flossie Wong-Staal, Erkki Tuomioja, Natalya Arinbasarova, Stephen Hunter, Duygu Asena, and Vinod Khanna. After him are Jean Thissen, Carol Dweck, Michel Chossudovsky, Harry Vos, Ladislav Petráš, and Karina. Among people deceased in 2022, Ken Starr ranks 303Before him are Georgi Atanasov, John Landy, Lygia Fagundes Telles, Rex Cawley, David Ray Griffin, and Bernd Bransch. After him are Regimantas Adomaitis, Franco Frattini, Rafael Chimishkyan, Henry Lincoln, Martin Bangemann, and Leslie Phillips.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ken Starr ranks 6,878 out of 18,182Before him are Anna Katharine Green (1846), Edwin Foster Coddington (1870), James J. Jeffries (1875), L. Scott Caldwell (1950), Richard Simmons (1948), and John Russell (1921). After him are Bill Johnston (1894), Dick Van Patten (1928), Peter Farrelly (1956), Albert George Wilson (1918), Jello Biafra (1958), and Vivica A. Fox (1964).

Among LAWYERS In United States

Among lawyers born in United States, Ken Starr ranks 13Before him are Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (1841), William Rehnquist (1924), Louis Brandeis (1856), Lawrence Lessig (1961), Wendell Willkie (1892), and Clarence Darrow (1857). After him are Michael Cohen (1966), Christopher A. Wray (1966), Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw (1959), Benjamin N. Cardozo (1870), Judy Sheindlin (1942), and William O. Douglas (1898).