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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 3,783,098 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Rose Kennedy is the 870th most popular religious figure (down from 800th in 2019), the 1,399th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,252nd in 2019) and the 6th 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 870 out of 2,238Before her are Eulalia of Barcelona, Anthony de Mello, Wasil ibn Ata, Pierre Cauchon, Antipope John VIII, and Stanislaus Kostka. After her are Cyril Lucaris, Priscillian, Saint Sabina, Blessed Gerard, Mary of Jesus de León y Delgado, and Hermenegild.

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Among people born in 1890, Rose Kennedy ranks 47Before her are Beniamino Gigli, Nikolai Trubetzkoy, Ronald Fisher, Anthony Fokker, Naum Gabo, and Jacques Ibert. After her are Georgy Pyatakov, Grigory Kulik, Walter Krüger, Li Zongren, Jaroslav Heyrovský, and Frank Martin. Among people deceased in 1995, Rose Kennedy ranks 49Before her are Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Rory Gallagher, Elizabeth Montgomery, Ernest Gellner, Lola Flores, and Ștefan Kovács. After her are Bob Ross, Lita Grey, César Rodríguez Álvarez, Miklós Rózsa, Ernest Walton, and Mária Telkes.

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Among people born in United States, Rose Kennedy ranks 1,399 out of 18,182Before her are Ken Thompson (1943), Alan Greenspan (1926), Herbert Blomstedt (1927), Walter Chrysler (1875), Bob Saget (1956), and Cecil B. DeMille (1881). After her are Carroll Baker (1931), Jean M. Auel (1936), Karen Grassle (1942), Héctor Elizondo (1936), Robert Wilson (1941), and William Nordhaus (1941).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United States

Among religious figures born in United States, Rose Kennedy ranks 6Before her are Brigham Young (1801), Joseph Smith (1805), Charles Taze Russell (1852), Billy Graham (1918), and Pat Garrett (1850). After her are William Miller (1782), Joseph Franklin Rutherford (1869), Lillian Asplund (1906), Paul Marcinkus (1922), Henry Molaison (1926), and Jesse Livermore (1877).