Ted Kennedy

1932 - 2009

Ted Kennedy

Edward Moore Kennedy (February 22, 1932 – August 25, 2009) was an American politician and lawyer who served as a U.S. Senator from Massachusetts for almost 47 years, from 1962 until his death in 2009. A member of the Democratic Party and the Kennedy political family, he was the second most senior member of the Senate when he died and is the fourth-longest-continuously-serving senator in United States history. Kennedy was a brother of President John F. Kennedy and U.S. Attorney General and U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy and was the father of Congressman Patrick J. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ted Kennedy has received more than 9,569,524 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,485th most popular politician.

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  • 59

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  • 4.25

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  • 5.27

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Among politicians, Ted Kennedy ranks 1,476 out of 14,801Before him are Heinz Fischer, Louis II of Italy, Lü Buwei, Edward, King of Portugal, Philoctetes, and Isaac I Komnenos. After him are Muhammad II of Khwarazm, Marcus Furius Camillus, Fredrik Bajer, Alcide De Gasperi, Jeconiah, and Theuderic I.

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Among people born in 1932, Ted Kennedy ranks 27Before him are François Englert, Anouk Aimée, Anthony Perkins, Miriam Makeba, Michel Legrand, and Sylvia Plath. After him are Luc Montagnier, Roh Tae-woo, Donald Rumsfeld, Sirikit, Ryszard Kapuściński, and Anatoliy Solovianenko. Among people deceased in 2009, Ted Kennedy ranks 11Before him are Aage Bohr, Pina Bausch, Paul Samuelson, David Carradine, Roh Moo-hyun, and Corazon Aquino. After him are Maurice Jarre, Les Paul, Velupillai Prabhakaran, Maurice Druon, Millvina Dean, and Mercedes Sosa.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ted Kennedy ranks 446 out of 12,171Before him are Paul Tibbets (1915), Julianne Moore (1960), Sylvia Plath (1932), Jerry Lewis (1926), Melvin Calvin (1911), and Paul Walker (1973). After him are Ted Kaczynski (1942), Glenn Close (1947), Mickey Rourke (1952), Joe Frazier (1944), Michael Clarke Duncan (1957), and Joseph Stiglitz (1943).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Ted Kennedy ranks 60Before him are Benjamin Harrison (1833), Bernie Sanders (1941), Jefferson Davis (1808), James Buchanan (1791), John Tyler (1790), and Rutherford B. Hayes (1822). After him are John Kerry (1943), Sarah Palin (1964), Kamehameha I (1758), Donald Rumsfeld (1932), Chester A. Arthur (1829), and Nelson Rockefeller (1908).