Ramsey Clark

1927 - Today

Ramsey Clark

William Ramsey Clark (born December 18, 1927) is an American lawyer, activist and former federal government official. A progressive, New Frontier liberal, he occupied senior positions in the United States Department of Justice under Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, notably serving as United States Attorney General from 1967 to 1969; previously he was Deputy Attorney General from 1965 to 1967 and Assistant Attorney General from 1961 to 1965. As attorney general, he was known for his vigorous opposition to the death penalty, his aggressive support of civil liberties and civil rights, and his dedication in enforcing antitrust provisions. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ramsey Clark has received more than 448,810 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 12,431st most popular politician.

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  • 15

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  • 2.90

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Among politicians, Ramsey Clark ranks 12,329 out of 14,801Before him are Paula-Mae Weekes, Peter Sutherland, Marc Bazin, Andrea Casiraghi, A. N. R. Robinson, and Hamilton Fish. After him are Steven Mnuchin, Gabriela Michetti, Igor Sechin, Andrea Montermini, Desmond Hoyte, and Duleep Singh.

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Among people born in 1927, Ramsey Clark ranks 261Before him are David Padilla, José Azcona del Hoyo, David Dinkins, John Kander, Clint Walker, and Walter Bahr. After him are Frank Sedgman, Barbara Rush, Roberto Bussinello, Harvey Korman, Henry Spira, and Qurratulain Hyder.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ramsey Clark ranks 6,501 out of 12,171Before him are Stephen Colbert (1964), Warren E. Burger (1907), Alan Ball (1957), Hamilton Fish (1808), Stephen Dorff (1973), and Rogers Hornsby (1896). After him are John Norman (1931), Gerry Goffin (1939), Vera-Ellen (1921), David Blatt (1959), Jennifer Batten (1957), and Kathryn Grayson (1922).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Ramsey Clark ranks 435Before him are Charles Carroll of Carrollton (1737), Norman Mineta (1931), Theodore Long (1947), DeWitt Clinton (1769), Samuel J. Tilden (1814), and Hamilton Fish (1808). After him are Rodney Mullen (1966), Frank Knox (1874), Mary Arthur McElroy (1841), Edward Seaga (1930), H. R. Haldeman (1926), and Shirley Chisholm (1924).