Mike Gravel

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Maurice Robert "Mike" Gravel (; born May 13, 1930) is an American politician who served as a United States Senator from Alaska from 1969 to 1981 as a member of the Democratic Party and who twice ran for presidential nomination of that party. Born and raised in Springfield, Massachusetts, by French-Canadian immigrant parents, Gravel moved to Alaska in the late 1950s, becoming a real estate developer and entering politics. He served in the Alaska House of Representatives from 1963 to 1967 and also became Speaker of the Alaska House. Gravel was elected to the U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mike Gravel has received more than 1,017,478 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Mike Gravel is the 13,502nd most popular politician (down from 12,594th in 2019), the 8,204th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,062nd in 2019) and the 526th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Mike Gravel ranks 13,502 out of 15,710Before him are Emiliano González Navero, Rainer Brüderle, Christopher Loeak, Nader Al-Dahabi, Muhammad Haji Ibrahim Egal, and Claudia Roth. After him are Gustavo Jiménez, Joseph Ngute, Alfonso Portillo, Siv Jensen, Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen, and José Eugenio Ellauri.

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Among people born in 1930, Mike Gravel ranks 425Before him are Blue Mitchell, Alan Oppenheimer, Barkat Gourad Hamadou, Bernard Collomb, Jasraj, and Nikolai Puchkov. After him are Stanley Sadie, Ronald Stretton, Roberta Peters, Catherine Hardy Lavender, Douglas Hurd, and Muhal Richard Abrams.

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Among people born in United States, Mike Gravel ranks 8,204 out of 15,968Before him are Michael Pitt (1981), Satch Sanders (1938), T. J. Thyne (1975), Alan Reed (1907), Clyde Lovellette (1929), and Chris Colfer (1990). After him are Elisha Kent Kane (1820), Ezra Miller (1992), Andy Devine (1905), Paul Motian (1931), Jordan Peele (1979), and Wilmer Valderrama (1980).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Mike Gravel ranks 526Before him are Richard Olney (1835), Mary Harrison McKee (1858), Hiram Fong (1906), Daniel Bashiel Warner (1815), Richard Shelby (1934), and Priscilla Cooper Tyler (1816). After him are Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen (1817), Charles Sumner (1811), Nelson W. Aldrich (1841), John Henninger Reagan (1818), Carrie Chapman Catt (1859), and James M. Cox (1870).

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