Mary Robinson

1944 - Today

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Mary Therese Winifred Robinson (Irish: Máire Mhic Róibín; née Bourke; born 21 May 1944) is an Irish independent politician who served as the seventh President of Ireland from December 1990 to September 1997, becoming the first woman to hold this office. She also served as United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights from 1997 to 2002 and a Senator for the University of Dublin from 1969 to 1989. She first rose to prominence as an academic, barrister and campaigner. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mary Robinson has received more than 989,478 page views. Her biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Mary Robinson is the 6,680th most popular politician (down from 5,635th in 2019), the 75th most popular biography from Ireland (down from 63rd in 2019) and the 13th most popular Irish Politician.

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Among politicians, Mary Robinson ranks 6,680 out of 15,710Before her are Doubravka of Bohemia, Dersu Uzala, André Tardieu, Nguyễn Khánh, William of Modena, and Arnulf III, Count of Flanders. After her are Catherine of Brandenburg, Antipater II of Macedon, Nicholas Romanov, Prince of Russia, Abdul-Aziz ibn Abdullah Al ash-Sheikh, Frederick I, Margrave of Baden, and Augustus, Grand Duke of Oldenburg.

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Among people born in 1944, Mary Robinson ranks 151Before her are Tsuyoshi Kunieda, Rolf M. Zinkernagel, Agnes Baltsa, Stockard Channing, Sirhan Sirhan, and Salvador Sánchez Cerén. After her are Ferenc Bene, Gianfranco Ferré, Patrick Devedjian, Carlos Pace, Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester, and Peter Lindbergh.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Mary Robinson ranks 75 out of 460Before her are George Johnstone Stoney (1826), James Barry (1795), George Francis FitzGerald (1851), Eystein II of Norway (1125), Maureen O'Sullivan (1911), and Kevin Roche (1922). After her are Kevin Farrell (1947), David Kelly (1929), Christy Brown (1932), Neil Jordan (1950), Edward Mulhare (1923), and Francis Ysidro Edgeworth (1845).

Among POLITICIANS In Ireland

Among politicians born in Ireland, Mary Robinson ranks 13Before her are Causantín mac Cináeda (836), Brian Boru (941), Malcolm II of Scotland (954), Edmund the Martyr (841), Brian Cowen (1960), and Eystein II of Norway (1125). After her are Bertie Ahern (1951), Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh (1769), Grace O'Malley (1530), Nicholas Aylward Vigors (1785), William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne (1737), and Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751).