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 (1892-94), in the U.S. House of Representatives (1895-1901, 1919) and as mayor of Boston (1906-08, 1910-14). Rose Kennedy's husband, Joseph P. Kennedy Sr., chaired the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (1934-35) and the U S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rose Kennedy has received more than 3,465,455 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Rose Kennedy is the 801st most popular religious figure (up from 845th in 2019), the 1,253rd most popular biography from United States (up from 1,291st 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 801 out of 2,272Before her are Ebussuud Efendi, Clemens August Graf von Galen, Leonard of Noblac, Archduke Rudolf of Austria, Gotthard of Hildesheim, and Augustine of Canterbury. After her are Eugen Sandow, Thibaud Gaudin, Conrad Schumann, Yamamoto Tsunetomo, Ludmila of Bohemia, and Theodore Stratelates.

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Among people born in 1890, Rose Kennedy ranks 46Before her are Nikolai Trubetzkoy, Habibullāh Kalakāni, Jacques Ibert, Beniamino Gigli, Naum Gabo, and Elsa Schiaparelli. After her are Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia, Moša Pijade, Augusta Victoria of Hohenzollern, Kurt Tucholsky, Alfredo Ottaviani, and Georgy Pyatakov. Among people deceased in 1995, Rose Kennedy ranks 48Before her are Roger Zelazny, Gerald Durrell, U Nu, Alonzo Church, Lita Grey, and Miklós Rózsa. After her are Edda Mussolini, Ernest Walton, Ernest Gellner, Bob Ross, Elizabeth Montgomery, and Jeremy Brett.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Rose Kennedy ranks 1,253 out of 15,968Before her are Robert Sheckley (1928), James Garner (1928), Marshall Rosenberg (1934), Stanford Moore (1913), Ron Jeremy (1953), and Jerome Isaac Friedman (1930). After her are Steve Ditko (1927), Frederick Chapman Robbins (1916), Frank Langella (1938), James Spader (1960), Eddie Cochran (1938), and Jordan Belfort (1962).

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 William Miller (1782). After her are Pat Garrett (1850), Joseph Franklin Rutherford (1869), Lillian Asplund (1906), Raymond Franz (1922), Paul Marcinkus (1922), and Marie Laveau (1801).