W. Averell Harriman

1891 - 1986

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William Averell Harriman (November 15, 1891 – July 26, 1986), better known as Averell Harriman, was an American Democratic politician, businessman, and diplomat. The son of railroad baron E. H. Harriman, he served as Secretary of Commerce under President Harry S. Truman, and later as the 48th Governor of New York. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of W. Averell Harriman has received more than 1,015,252 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). W. Averell Harriman is the 11,258th most popular politician (down from 9,702nd in 2019), the 4,947th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,579th in 2019) and the 309th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, W. Averell Harriman ranks 11,258 out of 15,710Before him are Juan Guaidó, Anna Morandi Manzolini, Martín Javier Mina y Larrea, Stratonice of Macedon, Charles Floquet, and Hlothhere of Kent. After him are Theobald VI, Count of Blois, Domingo Caycedo, Juan Bautista Aznar-Cabañas, Nestor Lakoba, Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy, and Levon Mirzoyan.

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Among people born in 1891, W. Averell Harriman ranks 155Before him are Alfred Meyer, Edward Bernard Raczyński, Galaktion Tabidze, Vladimir Albitsky, Federico Moreno Torroba, and Sidney Howard. After him are Dmitry Furmanov, Mariano Ospina Pérez, George Marshall, Mamie Smith, Virgilio Fossati, and Ernest Leonard Johnson. Among people deceased in 1986, W. Averell Harriman ranks 142Before him are Herma Szabo, John Alcott, Hank Mobley, Moderato Wisintainer, Anatoly Marchenko, and Keenan Wynn. After him are Vicente Trueba, Helen B. Taussig, Vilmos Kohut, Hermione Baddeley, Hal B. Wallis, and Dominique Mbonyumutwa.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, W. Averell Harriman ranks 4,947 out of 15,968Before him are Belinda Carlisle (1958), Margo Martindale (1951), Anna Kendrick (1985), Brenda Strong (1960), Julian Beck (1925), and Alexandra Hedison (1969). After him are Joe Simon (1913), Childe Hassam (1859), Sterling Morrison (1942), Amy Madigan (1950), Larry O'Brien (1917), and Betty Holberton (1917).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, W. Averell Harriman ranks 309Before him are Gus Hall (1910), Sargent Shriver (1915), Fred Thompson (1942), Jill Biden (1951), Sandra Day O'Connor (1930), and Bruce Rauner (1957). After him are Larry O'Brien (1917), Arturs Krišjānis Kariņš (1964), Jon Huntsman Jr. (1960), Martha Jefferson Randolph (1772), Wilbur Ross (1937), and William Cohen (1940).