R. Budd Dwyer

1939 - 1987

Photo of R. Budd Dwyer

Icon of person R. Budd Dwyer

Robert Budd Dwyer (November 21, 1939 – January 22, 1987) was an American politician. He served from 1965 to 1971 as a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and from 1971 to 1981 as a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate representing the state's 50th district. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of R. Budd Dwyer has received more than 7,820,464 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. R. Budd Dwyer is the 9,043rd most popular politician (up from 9,732nd in 2019), the 3,070th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,560th in 2019) and the 194th most popular American Politician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 7.8M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.70

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.41

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of R. Budd Dwyers by language

Over the past year R. Budd Dwyer has had the most page views in the with 1,161,765 views, followed by Simple English (68,084), and Spanish (46,523). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (1,042.92%), Dutch (164.75%), and Swedish (145.71%)


Among politicians, R. Budd Dwyer ranks 9,043 out of 19,576Before him are Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Petro Shelest, José Calvo Sotelo, Presian I of Bulgaria, Reginald I of Guelders, and Albert Pintat. After him are Abe no Nakamaro, Ernest Bevin, Bob Dole, Diodotus II, Christopher Lekapenos, and Kashta.

Most Popular Politicians in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1939, R. Budd Dwyer ranks 177Before him are Jalaluddin Haqqani, Alfredo Palacio, Russell Means, Judy Chicago, Boris Kolker, and Telesphore Toppo. After him are Heinz Holliger, Czesław Niemen, Romualdo Arppi Filho, Pilar Bardem, Susannah York, and Peppino di Capri. Among people deceased in 1987, R. Budd Dwyer ranks 96Before him are Yves Allégret, Morton Feldman, Alfredo Oscar Saint Jean, Renato Guttuso, Zeca Afonso, and Mary Astor. After him are Claudio Villa, Will Sampson, Alessandro Blasetti, Bertrand de Jouvenel, Clarence Brown, and Edgar P. Jacobs.

Others Born in 1939

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1987

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, R. Budd Dwyer ranks 3,070 out of 20,380Before him are Ellen Pompeo (1969), Eric Maskin (1950), Mortimer J. Adler (1902), Tiny Tim (1932), Suzanne Pleshette (1937), and Debra Paget (1933). After him are Bob Dole (1923), Melinda Gates (1964), Florence Owens Thompson (1903), John Stockton (1962), Tom Savini (1946), and Jackie Stallone (1921).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, R. Budd Dwyer ranks 194Before him are Henry Wilson (1812), Jesse Ventura (1951), Oliver Winchester (1810), George Mason (1725), Levi P. Morton (1824), and Mangas Coloradas (1792). After him are Bob Dole (1923), James S. Sherman (1855), George Koval (1913), Daniel Inouye (1924), John B. Kelly Sr. (1889), and Victoria Woodhull (1838).