Mark Felt

1913 - 2008

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William Mark Felt Sr. (August 17, 1913 – December 18, 2008) was an American law enforcement officer who worked for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) from 1942 to 1973 and was known for his role in the Watergate scandal. Felt was an FBI special agent who eventually rose to the position of Associate Director, the Bureau's second-highest-ranking post. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mark Felt has received more than 3,618,920 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Mark Felt is the 3,445th most popular politician (down from 3,080th in 2019), the 1,139th most popular biography from United States (down from 986th in 2019) and the 84th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Mark Felt ranks 3,445 out of 15,710Before him are Ephraim Katzir, Henry I, Duke of Bavaria, Baldwin II, Latin Emperor, Bernabò Visconti, Hans-Dietrich Genscher, and Prince George of Denmark. After him are Jacob Kettler, Louis-Jules Trochu, Prince Jean, Duke of Guise, Louis Joseph, Duke of Vendôme, Dion of Syracuse, and Gaius Terentius Varro.

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Among people born in 1913, Mark Felt ranks 54Before him are Vinicius de Moraes, Mary Ainsworth, Gert Fröbe, Paul Grice, Witold Lutosławski, and Jacobo Árbenz. After him are Roger Caillois, Jan Kubiš, Sergey Mikhalkov, Stanford Moore, Bill Shankly, and Méret Oppenheim. Among people deceased in 2008, Mark Felt ranks 41Before him are Horst Tappert, Aimé Césaire, George Habash, Giuseppe Di Stefano, Patriarch Alexy II of Moscow, and George Carlin. After him are Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Leonid Hurwicz, Jörg Haider, Dražan Jerković, George Emil Palade, and Phil Hill.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mark Felt ranks 1,139 out of 15,968Before him are George C. Scott (1927), Peter Dinklage (1969), David Scott (1932), James Earl Ray (1928), Robert Englund (1947), and Geena Davis (1956). After him are Hiram Maxim (1840), Kelly Preston (1962), Sonny Liston (1932), William Howard Stein (1911), Mae West (1893), and Susan Hayward (1917).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Mark Felt ranks 84Before him are Éamon de Valera (1882), Dred Scott (1795), John Foster Dulles (1888), Hiram Bingham III (1875), Allen Dulles (1893), and Mike Pence (1959). After him are Harvey Milk (1930), Andrew Dickson White (1832), Frank B. Kellogg (1856), Condoleezza Rice (1954), Red Cloud (1822), and Tecumseh (1768).