Thurgood Marshall

1908 - 1993

Thurgood Marshall

Thurgood Marshall (July 2, 1908 – January 24, 1993) was an American lawyer and civil rights activist who served as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from October 1967 until October 1991. Marshall was the Court's first African-American justice. Prior to his judicial service, he successfully argued several cases before the Supreme Court, including Brown v. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thurgood Marshall has received more than 6,006,090 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 15th most popular judge.

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Among judges, Thurgood Marshall ranks 14 out of 23Before him are Zaleucus, Antonin Scalia, John Marshall, Panagiotis Pikrammenos, Vassiliki Thanou-Christophilou, and Edward Coke. After him are Earl Warren, Anthony Kennedy, Stephen Breyer, John Roberts, Clarence Thomas, and Sonia Sotomayor.

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Among people born in 1908, Thurgood Marshall ranks 147Before him are Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling, Fred MacMurray, Erik Lundqvist, Fritz Fischer, Elliott Carter, and Winston Graham. After him are Gisèle Freund, Jack Crawford, Juan Botasso, Jacques Herbrand, Don Bradman, and Marcel Langiller. Among people deceased in 1993, Thurgood Marshall ranks 109Before him are Reuben Fine, Clarence Zener, Blaže Koneski, Wang Zhen, Đuro Kurepa, and Andrey Nikolayevich Tikhonov. After him are Oliver Tambo, Leo Löwenthal, Giuseppe Occhialini, Eleanor Hibbert, Freya Stark, and David Koresh.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Thurgood Marshall ranks 3,599 out of 12,171Before him are Wallace Beery (1885), Estelle Parsons (1927), Julian Beck (1925), David Harbour (null), Gore Verbinski (1964), and Michael Johnson (1967). After him are John Astin (1930), Sheryl Crow (1962), Robert Stack (1919), Frank Serpico (1936), Alice Brady (1892), and George Newbold Lawrence (1806).

Among JUDGES In United States

Among judges born in United States, Thurgood Marshall ranks 4Before him are Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933), Antonin Scalia (1936), and John Marshall (1755). After him are Earl Warren (1891), Anthony Kennedy (1936), Stephen Breyer (1938), John Roberts (1955), Clarence Thomas (1948), Sonia Sotomayor (1954), Samuel Alito (1950), and Walter Q. Gresham (1832).