Rosemary Kennedy

1918 - 2005

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Rose Marie "Rosemary" Kennedy (September 13, 1918 – January 7, 2005) was the eldest daughter born to Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy. She was a sister of President John F. Kennedy and Senators Robert F. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rosemary Kennedy has received more than 8,350,609 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Rosemary Kennedy is the 34th most popular celebrity (down from 30th in 2019), the 1,381st most popular biography from United States (down from 1,259th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Celebrity.

Rosemary Kennedy was the eldest daughter of Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy. She was born with a form of intellectual disability and underwent a lobotomy at age 23 that left her permanently incapacitated.

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Among celebrities, Rosemary Kennedy ranks 34 out of 181Before her are Rodney King, Jacques Mayol, Mary Mallon, Kim Kardashian, Albert Pierrepoint, and Blanche Monnier. After her are Besarion Jughashvili, Cecilia Gallerani, Edie Sedgwick, Thérésa Tallien, Keke Geladze, and Armi Kuusela.

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Among people born in 1918, Rosemary Kennedy ranks 59Before her are Arthur Kornberg, John Forsythe, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Edward B. Lewis, Betty Ford, and François Tombalbaye. After her are Richard Winters, João Goulart, Derek Barton, Henryk Szeryng, Konstantinos Mitsotakis, and B. K. S. Iyengar. Among people deceased in 2005, Rosemary Kennedy ranks 51Before her are Wim Duisenberg, Peter Benenson, Mary Jackson, Consuelo Velázquez, Akira Yoshizawa, and Ephraim Kishon. After her are Emmanuelle Arsan, John DeLorean, Barbara Bel Geddes, Gnassingbé Eyadéma, William Westmoreland, and Robert Sheckley.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Rosemary Kennedy ranks 1,381 out of 18,182Before her are Rex Stout (1886), David O. Selznick (1902), Conchata Ferrell (1943), Buck Henry (1930), Annie Leibovitz (1949), and Alan Silvestri (1950). After her are Paul Stanley (1952), Tom Ford (1961), Ethan Hawke (1970), Barnett Newman (1905), Jane Wyman (1917), and Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr. (1941).

Among CELEBRITIES In United States

Among celebrities born in United States, Rosemary Kennedy ranks 14Before her are Margaret Brown (1867), Sarah Knauss (1880), Peggy Guggenheim (1898), Don King (1931), Rodney King (1965), and Kim Kardashian (1980). After her are Edie Sedgwick (1943), John B. Calhoun (1917), Anna Nicole Smith (1967), Kim Peek (1951), Dan Inosanto (1936), and Henrietta Lacks (1920).