Lewis Strauss

1896 - 1974

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Lewis Lichtenstein Strauss ( STRAWZ; January 31, 1896 – January 21, 1974) was an American government official, businessman, philanthropist, and naval officer. He was one of the original members of the United States Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) in 1946 and he served as the commission's chair in the 1950s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lewis Strauss has received more than 7,688,838 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Lewis Strauss is the 2,864th most popular politician, the 908th most popular biography from United States and the 81st most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Lewis Strauss ranks 2,864 out of 19,576Before him are Zhang Xueliang, Askar Akayev, James II of Scotland, Filippo Maria Visconti, Yazdegerd II, and Odaenathus. After him are Tokugawa Hidetada, Andrzej Duda, Robert II of Scotland, Constantin Fehrenbach, Lê Duẩn, and Francisco I. Madero.

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Among people born in 1896, Lewis Strauss ranks 39Before him are Howard Hawks, John Dos Passos, A. J. Cronin, Helen of Greece and Denmark, Sandro Pertini, and Anastasio Somoza García. After him are David Alfaro Siqueiros, Rolf Maximilian Sievert, Nobusuke Kishi, Tina Modotti, Herbert Backe, and Dimitri Mitropoulos. Among people deceased in 1974, Lewis Strauss ranks 27Before him are Darius Milhaud, Erich Kästner, Zalman Shazar, Satyendra Nath Bose, Peng Dehuai, and Otto Strasser. After him are Louis Kahn, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Patrick Blackett, Fritz Zwicky, Walter Lippmann, and Cass Elliot.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lewis Strauss ranks 908 out of 20,380Before him are Asaph Hall (1829), John B. Calhoun (1917), Richard Rorty (1931), Sheldon Lee Glashow (1932), Daniel Keyes (1927), and Roy J. Glauber (1925). After him are John Lee Hooker (1917), Ray Tomlinson (1941), Frederick Reines (1918), Herbert A. Hauptman (1917), Jill Biden (1951), and James Hetfield (1963).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Lewis Strauss ranks 81Before him are Ted Kennedy (1932), Michael Bloomberg (1942), Rudy Giuliani (1944), John Sherman (1823), Michelle Obama (1964), and Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. (1888). After him are Jill Biden (1951), Barbara Bush (1925), Condoleezza Rice (1954), Éamon de Valera (1882), Frank B. Kellogg (1856), and Jack Kemp (1935).