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Mike Gravel

1930 - 2021

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Maurice Robert "Mike" Gravel ( grə-VELL; May 13, 1930 – June 26, 2021) was an American politician and writer who represented Alaska in the United States Senate from 1969 to 1981 as member of the Democratic Party. Later in life, he twice made unsuccessful runs for U.S. presidential nominations. 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mike Gravel has received more than 1,546,238 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Mike Gravel is the 16,109th most popular politician (down from 13,478th in 2019), the 10,361st most popular biography from United States (down from 8,190th in 2019) and the 680th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Mike Gravel ranks 16,109 out of 15,577Before him are Pedro Pierluisi, Gianni Alemanno, Gergely Karácsony, Pandeli Majko, Seiji Maehara, and Edwin Montagu. After him are John Kasich, Valery Asapov, Soumeylou Boubèye Maïga, Pete Wilson, Moses Nagamootoo, and Matilda Howell.

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Among people born in 1930, Mike Gravel ranks 513Before him are Suzanne Morrow Francis, Yuri Krylov, Patricia Jones, Sándor Csoóri, Joan Sims, and Lorraine Hansberry. After him are Maureen Forrester, Tommy Kono, Wendy Beckett, Marie Senghor Basse, Frank Perry, and Muhal Richard Abrams. Among people deceased in 2021, Mike Gravel ranks 578Before him are Isidore Mankofsky, Ottorino Sartor, Satya Vrat Shastri, Ekkehard Fasser, Marielle de Sarnez, and Mario Osbén. After him are Paul Mariner, Beverly Cleary, David Khakhaleishvili, Lisa Banes, Paul Westphal, and Jane Withers.

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Among people born in United States, Mike Gravel ranks 10,361 out of 18,182Before him are Bayard Rustin (1912), Edwin Lord Weeks (1849), James Truslow Adams (1878), Willa Holland (1991), Julia Jones (1981), and Marcia Neugebauer (1932). After him are John Kasich (1952), Michael Novak (1933), John Scalzi (1969), Gloria DeHaven (1925), Michaela Conlin (1978), and Sidney Wood (1911).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Mike Gravel ranks 680Before him are Edward James Roye (1815), Elihu B. Washburne (1816), Josiah Bartlett (1729), William Barr (1950), Katherine Tai (1974), and Frank Church (1924). After him are John Kasich (1952), Pete Wilson (1933), Matilda Howell (1859), Andrew Young (1932), Carmen Barth (1912), and John Adams Dix (1798).

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