Roland Burris

1937 - Today

Roland Burris

Roland Wallace Burris (born August 3, 1937) is an American politician and attorney who is a former United States Senator from the state of Illinois and a member of the Democratic Party. In 1978, Burris was the first African-American elected to statewide office in Illinois, when he was elected Illinois Comptroller. He served in that office until his election as Illinois Attorney General in 1990. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roland Burris has received more than 541,494 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 12,915th most popular politician.

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  • 40.24

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  • 20

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  • 1.96

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  • 3.80

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Roland Burris ranks 12,796 out of 14,801Before him are Carlos Batres, Edward Akufo-Addo, Govan Mbeki, Rukn ud din Firuz, Zoran Živković, and Eric Williams. After him are Philip Dimitrov, Giulio Terzi di Sant'Agata, Chokri Belaid, Edward Natapei, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, and Douglas Hurd.

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Among people born in 1937, Roland Burris ranks 341Before him are Sidney Coleman, David Bedford, Ron Leibman, Peter Cook, Martin Litchfield West, and Bessie Head. After him are Tony Barton, Gus Hutchison, Tom Paxton, Little Willie John, David Del Tredici, and Donald Dewar.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Roland Burris ranks 7,434 out of 12,171Before him are Chuck Billy (1962), Norman Thagard (1943), Alfred Francis Russell (1817), Corin Nemec (1971), Mary Ellen Mark (1940), and Vincenzo Natali (1969). After him are Corbin Bernsen (1954), Adam Savage (1967), Jerry Pournelle (1933), Robert B. Sherman (1925), Ferde Grofé (1892), and Jennifer Carpenter (1979).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Roland Burris ranks 500Before him are Terry Branstad (1946), Jim Ross (1952), Jonathan Dayton (1760), Richard Rush (1780), Francis James Child (1825), and Alfred Francis Russell (1817). After him are Daniel Patrick Moynihan (1927), James M. Cox (1870), Abraham Baldwin (1754), Jill Biden (1951), Bill Richardson (1947), and Ted Stevens (1923).