S. I. Hayakawa

1906 - 1992

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Samuel Ichiye Hayakawa (July 18, 1906 – February 27, 1992) was a Canadian-born American academic and politician of Japanese ancestry. A professor of English, he served as president of San Francisco State University and then as U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of S. I. Hayakawa has received more than 318,508 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. S. I. Hayakawa is the 14,211th most popular politician, the 557th most popular biography from Canada and the 44th most popular Canadian Politician.

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Among politicians, S. I. Hayakawa ranks 14,211 out of 15,710Before him are Srgjan Kerim, Robert F. Stockton, Mariya Gabriel, Susie Wolff, Ruaidrí Ua Conchobair, and María Jesús Montero. After him are Robert J. Walker, Dietmar Woidke, Jean-Michel Blanquer, Theodore Katsanevas, Kari Traa, and Zeid Raad Al Hussein.

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Among people born in 1906, S. I. Hayakawa ranks 320Before him are Oscar Levant, William Bendix, Casimiro Torres, Olive Borden, Emerson Spencer, and Catherine Cookson. After him are Mauri Rose, Jim Bausch, Pat O'Callaghan, Charley Borah, Stuart Milner-Barry, and Julio Rosales. Among people deceased in 1992, S. I. Hayakawa ranks 209Before him are Alexander Almetov, Arthur Wint, Roy Acuff, Leo Halle, Mae Clarke, and George Murphy. After him are Cleavon Little, Kanan Devi, Norvel Lee, Jack Kelsey, Mary Wells, and Robert Muldoon.

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Among people born in Canada, S. I. Hayakawa ranks 557 out of 1,130Before him are Toller Cranston (1949), Corey Hart (1962), Cathleen Synge Morawetz (1923), Guy Lombardo (1902), Drew Seeley (1982), and Henry Lau (1989). After him are Lance Stroll (1998), Molly Parker (1972), Kate McGarrigle (1946), Melissa Auf der Maur (1972), Ian Millar (1947), and Steve Bauer (1959).


Among politicians born in Canada, S. I. Hayakawa ranks 44Before him are Ted Lindsay (1925), Gilles Duceppe (1947), Victor Bruce, 9th Earl of Elgin (1849), Patrick Roy (1965), Nancy Greene Raine (1943), and Marc Garneau (1949). After him are Ian Millar (1947), Stéphane Dion (1955), Ken Dryden (1947), Jean Charest (1958), Gaétan Boucher (1958), and Milt Schmidt (1918).