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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 13,172,948 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). Ted Kennedy is the 2,025th most popular politician (down from 1,683rd in 2019), the 623rd most popular biography from United States (down from 569th in 2019) and the 68th 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 2,025 out of 15,577Before him are Hongzhi Emperor, Vojislav Koštunica, John of Saxony, Maria Anna of Bavaria, Gaius Marcius Coriolanus, and Seqenenre Tao. After him are Choi Kyu-hah, Sekhemkhet, Emperor Go-Momozono, Mário Soares, Alexander Helios, and Ashurnasirpal II.

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Among people born in 1932, Ted Kennedy ranks 33Before him are Camilo Cienfuegos, Michel Legrand, Anthony Perkins, François Englert, Carlos Saura, and Donald Rumsfeld. After him are Adolfo Suárez, Ellen Burstyn, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Vladimir Ivashko, Valentino, and Houari Boumédiène. Among people deceased in 2009, Ted Kennedy ranks 14Before him are David Carradine, Aage Bohr, Maurice Jarre, Millvina Dean, Farrah Fawcett, and Mercedes Sosa. After him are Omar Bongo, Les Paul, Robert McNamara, Vivian Maier, Karl Malden, and Maurice Druon.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ted Kennedy ranks 623 out of 18,182Before him are Rod Steiger (1925), Ron Perlman (1950), Francis Gary Powers (1929), Gloria Gaynor (1947), Donald Rumsfeld (1932), and Charles Greeley Abbot (1872). After him are Jeff Goldblum (1952), Donna Summer (1948), Telly Savalas (1922), Jonas Salk (1914), Robert Wagner (1930), and Thomas Wolfe (1900).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Ted Kennedy ranks 68Before him are Bernie Sanders (1941), James E. Webb (1906), Nelson Rockefeller (1908), Boris Johnson (1964), Jim Mattis (1950), and Donald Rumsfeld (1932). After him are Joseph McCarthy (1908), Michael Bloomberg (1942), Bill de Blasio (1961), Kamehameha I (1758), Eliot Ness (1903), and Kamala Harris (1964).