Rose Kennedy

1890 - 1995

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Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald Kennedy (July 22, 1890 – January 22, 1995) was an American philanthropist, socialite, and matriarch of the Kennedy family. She was deeply embedded in the "lace curtain" Irish-American community in Boston. Her father, John F. Fitzgerald, served in the Massachusetts State Senate (1892–1894), in the U.S. House of Representatives (1895–1901, 1919), and as Mayor of Boston (1906–1908, 1910–1914). Her husband, Joseph P. Kennedy Sr., chaired the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (1934–1935) and the U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rose Kennedy has received more than 4,570,266 page views. Her biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Rose Kennedy is the 943rd most popular religious figure (down from 896th in 2019), the 1,471st most popular biography from United States (down from 1,399th in 2019) and the 7th most popular American Religious Figure.

Rose Kennedy is most famous for being the mother of President John F. Kennedy.

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Among religious figures, Rose Kennedy ranks 943 out of 3,187Before her are Odilo of Cluny, Paolo Giovio, Catherine of Vadstena, John Harvard, Nicholas Kabasilas, and Ahmad al-Badawi. After her are Leonardo Boff, Benedict of Aniane, Peter Mogila, Vilna Gaon, Sophronius of Jerusalem, and Frederick Fleet.

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Among people born in 1890, Rose Kennedy ranks 52Before her are Viktor Lutze, Moša Pijade, Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia, Li Zongren, Naum Gabo, and Adolf Schärf. After her are Andriy Melnyk, Victor Serge, Prince Joachim of Prussia, Grigory Mikhaylovich Semyonov, Kurt Tucholsky, and Frank Martin. Among people deceased in 1995, Rose Kennedy ranks 56Before her are Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Peter Townsend, Miklós Rózsa, Don Cherry, César Rodríguez Álvarez, and Georges J. F. Köhler. After her are Bob Ross, Mária Telkes, Mehdi Bazargan, Lola Flores, Günter Guillaume, and Jeremy Brett.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Rose Kennedy ranks 1,471 out of 20,380Before her are DJ Khaled (1975), Tom Skerritt (1933), Bubba Smith (1945), Dennis Quaid (1954), Joseph Cotten (1905), and James Patterson (1947). After her are Willard Van Orman Quine (1908), Paul Stanley (1952), David Gross (1941), Barry Levinson (1942), Tom Ford (1961), and Irving Stone (1903).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United States

Among religious figures born in United States, Rose Kennedy ranks 7Before her are Joseph Smith (1805), Brigham Young (1801), Charles Taze Russell (1852), Billy Graham (1918), John Mott (1865), and William Miller (1782). After her are Joseph Franklin Rutherford (1869), Pat Garrett (1850), Maria Branyas (1907), Henry Molaison (1926), Lillian Asplund (1906), and Paul Marcinkus (1922).