Ralph Bunche Rank
About Ralph Bunche
Ralph Bunche was a celebrated American diplomat and political scientist known for his civil rights activism during the mid-twentieth century. He was also the first African-American to win a Nobel Prize.
He was also credited for his role in the formation of the UN. He was appointed an acting Middle East mediator in 1948 and facilitated the ceasefire between Israel and Egypt.
Ruth Harris (divorced in 1971)
- Joan Harris Bunche
- Ralph J. Bunche Jr
- Jane Johnson Bunche
- London School of Economics
- Harvard University
- University of California, Los Angeles
- University of Cape Town
- Jefferson High School (Los Angeles)
He was honored by the NAACP with the Spingarn Medal in 1949.
He was named one of the 100 Greatest African Americans by Molefi Kete Asante in 2002.
In 1950, he received the Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of his achievements.
Bunche was christened in the city's Second Baptist Church in 1903, where he was born.
In 1915, the family relocated to Albuquerque, New Mexico, due to the failing health of his mother and uncle.
He was raised by his maternal grandmother, Lucy Taylor Johnson.
He got a degree in political science at Harvard University using funds generated by his community and a graduate fellowship.
Bunche was the first African-American to receive a doctorate degree in political science from a U.S. university.
In 1950, Bunche was inducted into the American Philosophical Society.
He was one of the founding members of the Institute of Pacific Relations.
Bunche died as a result of problems related to diabetes, renal illness, and heart disease.
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Famous quotes by Ralph Bunche
To make our way, we must have firm resolve, persistence, tenacity. We must gear ourselves to work hard all the way. We can never let up.Ralph Bunche
F.A.Q. about Ralph Bunche
When is his birthday?
Ralph Bunche's birthday is on August 7, 1903.
In how many days is his birthday?
Ralph's birthday is in 71 days
How old was Ralph when he died?
He was 68 years old.
When did he die?
He died in December 9, 1971.
How old would he be today?
Ralph Bunche would be 118 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Ralph from?
He was born in Detroit, Michigan, U.S..
Ralph Bunche's Popularity
Ralph Bunche was a famous American diplomat, who was born on August 7, 1903. As a person born on this date, Ralph Bunche is listed in our database as the 67th most popular celebrity for the day (August 7) and the 28th most popular for the year (1903).
People born on August 7 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Ralph Bunche is the 2165th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Ralph Bunche's birthday, Ralph Bunche is the 12490th most famous American and ranks 128th in famous people born in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
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