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Meir Kahane

1932 - 1990

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Meir David HaKohen Kahane (; Hebrew: רבי מאיר דוד הכהן כהנא; born Martin David Kahane; August 1, 1932 – November 5, 1990) was an American-born Israeli ordained Orthodox rabbi, writer, and ultra-nationalist politician who served one term in Israel's Knesset before being convicted of acts of terrorism. He founded the Israeli political party Kach. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Meir Kahane has received more than 1,663,420 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Meir Kahane is the 6,634th most popular politician (down from 5,370th in 2019), the 2,245th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,879th in 2019) and the 138th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Meir Kahane ranks 6,634 out of 15,577Before him are Ratchis, Marquess of Beixiang, Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, Prithvi Narayan Shah, Najib Razak, and Franz Six. After him are Antonio de Mendoza, Publius Mucius Scaevola, Alikhan Bukeikhanov, Amar-Sin, Dersu Uzala, and Afonso I, Duke of Braganza.

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Among people born in 1932, Meir Kahane ranks 117Before him are Dudley R. Herschbach, Amrish Puri, Charly Gaul, Spyros Kyprianou, Manuel Puig, and Harry Gregg. After him are Renato Martino, Ieng Thirith, Kurt Diemberger, Benigno Aquino Jr., Guillermo Mordillo, and Carl Perkins. Among people deceased in 1990, Meir Kahane ranks 71Before him are Curtis LeMay, Samuel Doe, Nina Kulagina, Tadeusz Kantor, Nicola Abbagnano, and Manuel Puig. After him are José Figueres Ferrer, Taro Kagawa, J. C. R. Licklider, Tom Fogerty, Dexter Gordon, and Shigeo Shingo.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Meir Kahane ranks 2,245 out of 18,182Before him are Mary Steenburgen (1953), Henry L. Stimson (1867), Myrna Loy (1905), Chris Brown (1989), Jenna Jameson (1974), and Terry O'Quinn (1952). After him are John Harvey Kellogg (1852), Robert Cialdini (1945), Irving Thalberg (1899), Jerry Orbach (1935), Earl Wilbur Sutherland Jr. (1915), and Jennifer Jason Leigh (1962).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Meir Kahane ranks 138Before him are Paul P. Harris (1868), Prescott Bush (1895), Henry A. Wallace (1888), Oliver Winchester (1810), Robert Todd Lincoln (1843), and Henry L. Stimson (1867). After him are George Wallace (1919), Maxwell D. Taylor (1901), Paul Bremer (1941), Clyde Tolson (1900), Kamehameha II (1797), and William Joyce (1906).