Mickey Cohen

1913 - 1976

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Meyer Harris "Mickey" Cohen (September 4, 1913 – July 29, 1976) was an American gangster, boxer and entrepreneur based in Los Angeles during the mid-20th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mickey Cohen has received more than 2,884,025 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Mickey Cohen is the 149th most popular social activist (up from 178th in 2019), the 1,536th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,941st in 2019) and the 18th most popular American Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Mickey Cohen ranks 149 out of 544Before him are Stjepan Filipović, Rudi Dutschke, Leopold Trepper, Jan Karski, Musa al-Sadr, and Mairead Maguire. After him are Jacques Roux, Emilie Schindler, Jody Williams, Al-Mu'tazz, Balthasar Gérard, and Adolfo Pérez Esquivel.

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Among people born in 1913, Mickey Cohen ranks 65Before him are Bill Shankly, Méret Oppenheim, Richard Stone, Gerda Christian, Xi Zhongxun, and Stanley Kramer. After him are Stewart Granger, Nicolás Gómez Dávila, Lloyd Bridges, Loretta Young, Tito Gobbi, and Alan Ladd. Among people deceased in 1976, Mickey Cohen ranks 53Before him are Arnold Gehlen, Eileen Gray, Kazi Nazrul Islam, Gilbert Ryle, Carlo Gambino, and Walther von Seydlitz-Kurzbach. After him are Michael Polanyi, Ivan Yakubovsky, Phil Ochs, George Whipple, Mitsuo Fuchida, and George Ostrogorsky.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mickey Cohen ranks 1,536 out of 15,968Before him are Charles Mingus (1922), Carole King (1942), Sol LeWitt (1928), John Zorn (1953), Max Wright (1943), and Alan Silvestri (1950). After him are Janet Gaynor (1906), Paul Krugman (1953), Izzy Stradlin (1962), Edward W. Morley (1838), Cecil B. DeMille (1881), and James Oliver Curwood (1878).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, Mickey Cohen ranks 18Before him are John Brown (1800), Marsha P. Johnson (1945), Frederick Douglass (1818), Betty Ford (1918), Edward Snowden (1983), and Fred Phelps (1929). After him are Jody Williams (1950), Billy Milligan (1955), W. E. B. Du Bois (1868), Sojourner Truth (1797), Margaret Sanger (1879), and Gloria Steinem (1934).