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Ruth Bader Ginsburg

1933 - 2020

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Joan Ruth Bader Ginsburg ( BAY-dər GHINZ-burg; née Bader; March 15, 1933 – September 18, 2020) was an American lawyer and jurist who served as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1993 until her death in September 2020. She was nominated by President Bill Clinton, replacing retiring justice Byron White, and at the time was generally viewed as a moderate consensus-builder. She eventually became part of the liberal wing of the Court as the Court shifted to the right over time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ruth Bader Ginsburg has received more than 27,677,949 page views. Her biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Ruth Bader Ginsburg is the 6th most popular judge (down from 5th in 2019), the 1,158th most popular biography from United States (down from 967th in 2019) and the most popular American Judge.

Ruth bader ginsburg is most famous for being the second woman to be appointed to the Supreme Court of the United States. She was appointed by President Bill Clinton in 1993. She was the first ever female justice to serve on the Supreme Court.

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Among JUDGES

Among judges, Ruth Bader Ginsburg ranks 6 out of 39Before her are Deborah, Giovanni Falcone, Roland Freisler, Paolo Borsellino, and Adly Mansour. After her are Fritz Bauer, Zaleucus, Edward Coke, Panagiotis Pikrammenos, Vassiliki Thanou-Christophilou, and John Marshall.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1933, Ruth Bader Ginsburg ranks 67Before her are Edmund Phelps, Henri, Count of Paris, Yasukazu Tanaka, Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Edward de Bono, and Piero Manzoni. After her are David McCallum, Mohammad-Ali Rajai, Cormac McCarthy, Robert Shavlakadze, Horst Buchholz, and Fouad Mebazaa. Among people deceased in 2020, Ruth Bader Ginsburg ranks 75Before her are Ida Haendel, Clive Cussler, Bill Withers, Terry Jones, Kelly Preston, and Honor Blackman. After her are Vera Lynn, Robert Shavlakadze, Ken Shimura, James Randi, Carl Reiner, and Kim Ki-duk.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ruth Bader Ginsburg ranks 1,158 out of 15,968Before her are Sherwood Anderson (1876), Andre Agassi (1970), Robert Taylor (1911), David Duchovny (1960), Barbara Bach (1947), and Linda Hunt (1945). After her are Clifford Shull (1915), Minoru Yamasaki (1912), Harvey Milk (1930), Mr. T (1952), Chesley Sullenberger (1951), and Robert F. Furchgott (1916).

Among JUDGES In United States

Among judges born in United States, Ruth Bader Ginsburg ranks 1After her are John Marshall (1755), Earl Warren (1891), Antonin Scalia (1936), Thurgood Marshall (1908), Maryanne Trump Barry (1937), John Roberts (1955), Clarence Thomas (1948), Stephen Breyer (1938), Sonia Sotomayor (1954), Anthony Kennedy (1936), and Warren E. Burger (1907).