Ralph Nader


Birthday February 27, 1934

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Birthplace Winsted, CT

Age 89 years old

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American political advocate of consumer protection and environmentalism, who was the Green Party's nomination for President in 1996 and 2000. He is the subject of the 2006 documentary An Unreasonable Man.

Before Fame

He was a lecturer at the American University Washington College of Law after receiving a degree from Harvard Law School in 1958.


He came to national prominence in 1965 with the publication of his book Unsafe at Any Speed, a critique of the safety record of American automobile manufacturers including Chevrolet.

Family Life

His sister, Laura Nader, is an anthropologist.

Associated With

Another famous Connecticut-born politician like him is Joe Lieberman.