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Robert A. Taft

1889 - 1953

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Robert Alphonso Taft Sr. (September 8, 1889 – July 31, 1953) was an American politician, lawyer, and scion of the Republican Party's Taft family. Taft represented Ohio in the United States Senate, briefly served as Senate Majority Leader, and was a leader of the conservative coalition of Republicans and conservative Democrats who blocked expansion of the New Deal. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert A. Taft has received more than 1,586,696 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Robert A. Taft is the 14,300th most popular politician (down from 12,988th in 2019), the 7,147th most popular biography from United States (up from 7,181st in 2019) and the 447th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Robert A. Taft ranks 14,300 out of 15,577Before him are Ahmed al-Senussi, Alexandra Marinina, Pandurang Vaman Kane, Benjamin Butler, Marian Lupu, and Adam Rapacki. After him are Bohuslav Sobotka, José Gregorio Monagas, Elmira Minita Gordon, Michael Pedersen Friis, Hrothgar, and Princess Marie of Saxe-Altenburg.

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Among people born in 1889, Robert A. Taft ranks 212Before him are Emma Asson, Charles Reidpath, K. B. Hedgewar, Matilde Hidalgo, Beulah Bondi, and Stafford Cripps. After him are Ted Wilde, Conrad Aiken, Nikolai Aseev, Anna Kéthly, Paul Nash, and Harry Clarke. Among people deceased in 1953, Robert A. Taft ranks 140Before him are Charles R. Knight, James J. Jeffries, Annie Kenney, Reginald Wingate, Manoelzinho, and Antonio Conte. After him are Millard Mitchell, Lewis Stone, André Auffray, Émile Sarrade, John Marin, and Vladas Mironas.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert A. Taft ranks 7,147 out of 18,182Before him are Rita Mae Brown (1944), Johnnie Parsons (1918), Jessica Simpson (1980), Joe Bryant (1954), John Green (1977), and Loni Anderson (1945). After him are Rashida Jones (1976), Gardner Fox (1911), Alan Helffrich (1900), Keri Russell (1976), Little Eva (1943), and Andrea Elson (1969).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Robert A. Taft ranks 447Before him are Little Crow (1810), Richard H. Truly (1937), Galo Plaza (1906), Billy Cunningham (1943), Edward Douglass White (1845), and Benjamin Butler (1818). After him are Nellie Tayloe Ross (1876), James Brady (1940), George Tenet (1953), James G. Blaine (1830), Edward Everett (1794), and Lucy Webb Hayes (1831).