Lou Henry Hoover

1874 - 1944

Lou Henry Hoover

Lou Hoover (née Henry; March 29, 1874 – January 7, 1944) was the wife of President Herbert Hoover and served as the First Lady of the United States from 1929 to 1933. Marrying her geologist and mining engineer husband in 1899, she traveled widely with him, including to Shanghai, China, and became a cultivated scholar and linguist. She made extensive study of languages including Latin, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, German, Italian and French. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lou Henry Hoover has received more than 694,378 page views. Her biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 9,239th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Lou Henry Hoover ranks 9,192 out of 14,801Before her are Adam Gottlob Moltke, Ashurnasirpal I, Emma Bonino, Giselbert of Luxembourg, Alcetas, and Jacques Lauriston. After her are Otto Erich Deutsch, Cuilén, Patriarch Sergius of Moscow, Stanisław Mikołajczyk, Nicholas, Crown Prince of Montenegro, and Sushma Swaraj.

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Among people born in 1874, Lou Henry Hoover ranks 86Before her are Paul Wegener, Johan Gunnar Andersson, Fred Niblo, Archduke Peter Ferdinand of Austria, Laura Montoya, and Nicolae Rădescu. After her are Charles-Louis Philippe, Leopoldo Lugones, Billy Meredith, Charles Despiau, Albin Lermusiaux, and Romaine Brooks. Among people deceased in 1944, Lou Henry Hoover ranks 144Before her are Orde Wingate, Peter Yorck von Wartenburg, Liviu Rebreanu, Sára Salkaházi, George David Birkhoff, and Miklós Radnóti. After her are Patriarch Sergius of Moscow, Regina Jonas, Hendrik Willem van Loon, Hippolyte Aucouturier, Hana Brady, and Tatyana Baramzina.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lou Henry Hoover ranks 3,252 out of 12,171Before her are Anne Heche (1969), Johnny Appleseed (1774), Kenny Clarke (1914), Josh Radnor (1974), Melvyn Douglas (1901), and Dan Hedaya (1940). After her are Kenny G (1956), Gary Snyder (1930), Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815), Richard Mentor Johnson (1780), Peter Revson (1939), and Marion Lorne (1883).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Lou Henry Hoover ranks 211Before her are Black Hawk (1767), David Duke (1950), Winfield Scott (1786), Kamehameha III (1814), Robert Gates (1943), and Elizabeth Warren (1949). After her are Richard Mentor Johnson (1780), Jack Sharkey (1902), Edith Head (1897), Dean Rusk (1909), Sanford B. Dole (1844), and Joseph Jenkins Roberts (1809).