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Ralph Nader

Ralph Nader is a Lebanese American activist and lawyer. 

He was born on February 27, 1934, in Winsted, Connecticut, and is of Lebanese descent. Ralph rose to prominence for his bestselling book Unsafe at Any Speed, which criticized the safety record of the American automobile industry. He created multiple advocacy organizations, including Public Citizen and the Public Interest Research Group. Over the course of his career, he ran for president on four different occasions, in 1996, 2000, 2004, and 2008. 

Before his rise to fame, Ralph received his Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University and his law degree from Harvard University.    

Throughout his career, Ralph has been recognized for his work, and he was included in both Time and Life’s lists of the 100 most influential Americans of the 20th Century. He was inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame in 2016, and he received the Gandhi Peace Award that same year.

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