Shirley Chisholm

1924 - 2005

Shirley Chisholm

Shirley Anita Chisholm (née St. Hill; November 30, 1924 – January 1, 2005) was an American politician, educator, and author. In 1968, she became the first black woman elected to the United States Congress, representing New York's 12th congressional district for seven terms from 1969 to 1983. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shirley Chisholm has received more than 2,571,440 page views. Her biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 12,502nd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Shirley Chisholm ranks 12,398 out of 14,801Before her are Victor Bruce, 9th Earl of Elgin, Manuela Di Centa, Alfonso Portillo, Badri Patarkatsishvili, Postumus Cominius Auruncus, and Farid Simaika. After her are Aleqa Hammond, Albert Camille Vital, Muhammad Tahir, Cathal Brugha, Grzegorz Schetyna, and Wilford Woodruff.

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Among people born in 1924, Shirley Chisholm ranks 278Before her are Joseph Nérette, David Cox, Jackie Milburn, Bette Nesmith Graham, Anatoli Bashashkin, and Joy Page. After her are Carroll O'Connor, Michael Manley, Paulo Muwanga, Earl Scruggs, George Amick, and Thomas Berger. Among people deceased in 2005, Shirley Chisholm ranks 215Before her are Carl Amery, John N. Bahcall, Netti Witziers-Timmer, Fabrizio Meoni, Robin Cook, and Eugenia Charles. After her are Jean Parker, André Testut, Paul Winchell, John Fiedler, Michael Park, and Sergei Starostin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Shirley Chisholm ranks 6,649 out of 12,171Before her are Mare Winningham (1959), Karyn Parsons (1966), Marshall Allman (1984), Tim Daly (1956), Joe Spano (1946), and Gerald Carr (1932). After her are Kirsten Vangsness (1972), June Lockhart (1925), Robert Bly (1926), Butch Vig (1955), Laura Ramsey (1982), and David Twohy (1955).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Shirley Chisholm ranks 441Before her are Ramsey Clark (1927), Rodney Mullen (1966), Frank Knox (1874), Mary Arthur McElroy (1841), Edward Seaga (1930), and H. R. Haldeman (1926). After her are Wilford Woodruff (1807), Jim Inhofe (1934), Lloyd Bentsen (1921), John Langdon (1741), John Lewis (1940), and Thomas Watson Jr. (1914).