J. Edgar Hoover

The first Director of the FBI.

Born on January 1, 1895.
Died at the age of 77 on May 2, 1972.
Cause of Death: Heart attack.

J. Edgar Hoover

Which generation did J. Edgar Hoover belong to?

J. Edgar Hoover was a part of the Lost Generation demographic cohort.

What was he known for?

He was the first director of the FBI—a service that he helped found.

Which star sign was J. Edgar Hoover?

J. Edgar Hoover had the star sign Capricorn.

Life Path Number.

His Life Path Number was 7.

How tall was he?

J. Edgar Hoover was around 5 ft 7 inches tall. In centimetres, his height was 171 cm.

This means that he was slightly shorter than the average American male. However, he was still taller than the average woman.

How many years ago did he die?

He died 50 years, 7 months and 6 days ago.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Tuesday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Tuesday.

How long ago did J. Edgar Hoover die?

He died in May, 1972, which was over 50 years ago. Five decades have passed since his death. That's over half a century.

To put that into perspective.

  • A baby that was born on the day of his death has grown up, finished school, finished college, started a career and has their own children by now.
  • Since J. Edgar Hoover's death in 1972, roughly twelve FIFA World Cups have taken place. Furthermore, around thirteen US presidential elections have been held.
  • Since his death, the United States has had nine new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had eleven new prime ministers since he passed away.
  • When J. Edgar Hoover died, the Soviet Union still existed.
  • Because he died in 1972, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as ABBA, Aerosmith and John Travolta.

People who are the same height as J. Edgar Hoover.

Celebrities and other notable figures who are exactly the same height as him.

Iggy Pop

Born on April 21st, 1947
Height: 1.71m / 5 ft 7 inches

Reeva Steenkamp

South African model. Deceased
Born on August 19th, 1983
Height: 1.71m / 5 ft 7 inches

People who are taller than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Nigel Farage

British politician.
Born on April 3rd, 1964
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

Eddie Murphy

Born on April 3rd, 1961
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

Landon Donovan

Soccer player.
Born on March 4th, 1982
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

Lisa Kudrow

Born on July 30th, 1963
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

Bar Refaeli

Israeli model.
Born on June 4th, 1985
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

Bea Arthur

Actress. Deceased
Born on May 13th, 1922
Height: 1.77m / 5 ft 10 inches

People who are shorter than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Vladimir Putin

Russian President.
Born on October 7th, 1952
Height: 1.70m / 5 ft 7 inches

Juan Mata

Spanish soccer player.
Born on April 28th, 1988
Height: 1.70m / 5 ft 7 inches

Jimmy Buffett

Born on December 25th, 1946
Height: 1.70m / 5 ft 7 inches

Erwin Rommel

German Field Marshal. Deceased
Born on November 15th, 1891
Height: 1.68m / 5 ft 6 inches

Sonny Bono

Singer. Deceased
Born on February 16th, 1935
Height: 1.65m / 5 ft 5 inches

Ben Shapiro

American political commentator.
Born on January 15th, 1984
Height: 1.70m / 5 ft 7 inches

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