Ted Kennedy

1932 - 2009

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Edward Moore Kennedy (February 22, 1932 – August 25, 2009) was an American lawyer and politician who served as a United States senator from Massachusetts for almost 47 years, from 1962 until his death in 2009. A member of the Democratic Party and the prominent political Kennedy family, he was the second most senior member of the Senate when he died. He is ranked fifth in United States history for length of continuous service as a senator. Kennedy was the younger brother of President John F. Kennedy and U.S. attorney general and U.S. senator Robert F. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ted Kennedy has received more than 12,141,131 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Ted Kennedy is the 1,685th most popular politician (down from 1,475th in 2019), the 569th most popular biography from United States (down from 446th in 2019) and the 66th most popular American Politician.

Ted Kennedy was a senator from Massachusetts and the youngest brother of President John F. Kennedy. He was also the youngest senator in U.S. history. Ted Kennedy is most famous for being the youngest senator in U.S. history and for being the youngest brother of President John F. Kennedy.

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Among politicians, Ted Kennedy ranks 1,685 out of 15,710Before him are Emperor Suizei, Mátyás Rákosi, Sultan Cem, Maria I of Portugal, Shapur II, and Alcide De Gasperi. After him are Jehu, Almanzor, Lothair II, Holy Roman Emperor, George Tupou V, Baasha of Israel, and Sérgio Vieira de Mello.

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Among people born in 1932, Ted Kennedy ranks 28Before him are Little Richard, Sylvia Plath, Víctor Jara, Roy Scheider, Camilo Cienfuegos, and Miriam Makeba. After him are Michel Legrand, Roh Tae-woo, François Englert, Ellen Burstyn, Oliver E. Williamson, and Louis Malle. Among people deceased in 2009, Ted Kennedy ranks 13Before him are David Carradine, Roh Moo-hyun, Aage Bohr, Millvina Dean, Maurice Jarre, and Farrah Fawcett. After him are Corazon Aquino, Les Paul, Robert McNamara, Mercedes Sosa, Vivian Maier, and Maurice Druon.

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Among people born in United States, Ted Kennedy ranks 569 out of 15,968Before him are Martin Landau (1928), Michael Keaton (1951), Benny Goodman (1909), Gertrude B. Elion (1918), Josephine Cochrane (1839), and Steven Tyler (1948). After him are Alan Shepard (1923), Willem Dafoe (1955), Nancy Reagan (1921), Harriet Tubman (1820), William Hanna (1910), and Rod Steiger (1925).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Ted Kennedy ranks 66Before him are Millard Fillmore (1800), Rutherford B. Hayes (1822), Nancy Pelosi (1940), Chester A. Arthur (1829), Bill de Blasio (1961), and Kamehameha I (1758). After him are Nelson Rockefeller (1908), Michael Bloomberg (1942), Donald Rumsfeld (1932), Joseph McCarthy (1908), Gina Haspel (1956), and John Kerry (1943).