Walter Mondale

1928 - Today

Photo of Walter Mondale

Icon of person Walter Mondale

Walter Frederick "Fritz" Mondale (January 5, 1928 – April 19, 2021) was an American lawyer and politician who served as the 42nd vice president of the United States from 1977 to 1981 under President Jimmy Carter. A U.S. senator from Minnesota from 1964 to 1976, he was the Democratic Party's nominee in the 1984 presidential election, but lost to incumbent Ronald Reagan in an Electoral College and popular vote landslide. Reagan won 49 states while Mondale carried his home state of Minnesota and the District of Columbia. His vice presidential nominee, U.S. Representative Geraldine Ferraro from New York, was the first female vice-presidential nominee of any major party in U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Walter Mondale has received more than 5,585,951 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Walter Mondale is the 5,469th most popular politician (up from 5,615th in 2019), the 1,901st most popular biography from United States (down from 1,818th in 2019) and the 117th most popular American Politician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 5.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 67.27

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 61

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.27

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.53

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Walter Mondales by language


Among politicians, Walter Mondale ranks 5,469 out of 15,710Before him are Rafael Caldera, Ludovico III Gonzaga, Marquis of Mantua, Gülçiçek Hatun, Domnall mac Ailpín, Eleanor of Aragon, Queen of Castile, and Guo Moruo. After him are Robert, Archduke of Austria-Este, Joan III, Countess of Burgundy, Omar Suleiman, Vologases II of Parthia, Theagenes of Thasos, and Otto II, Margrave of Meissen.

Most Popular Politicians in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1928, Walter Mondale ranks 115Before him are Hans Blix, Jean Vanier, John Stewart Bell, Michel Serrault, Pierre Mauroy, and Vyacheslav Tikhonov. After him are Capucine, Hayden White, Daniel Nathans, Joseph Kittinger, Ion Mihai Pacepa, and Yaacov Agam.

Others Born in 1928

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, Walter Mondale ranks 1,901 out of 15,968Before him are John Edward Williams (1922), Katy Perry (1984), John Turturro (1957), Ellery Harding Clark (1874), Michael Biehn (1956), and Tom Regan (1938). After him are Bobby McFerrin (1950), Drew Barrymore (1975), Hayden White (1928), Billy Zane (1966), Daniel Nathans (1928), and Mark W. Clark (1896).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Walter Mondale ranks 117Before him are Paul P. Harris (1868), Jim Garrison (1921), Wolfgang Kapp (1858), Sam Houston (1793), Meir Kahane (1932), and George Clinton (1739). After him are Elijah Muhammad (1897), Spiro Agnew (1918), Clement Greenberg (1909), John Hancock (1737), Samuel Adams (1722), and Robert Todd Lincoln (1843).