Grave of Hubert H Humphrey in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Published Nov 16 2020 at 2:00 PM GMT
  • Tucked in a nondescript corner of a beautiful cemetery in South Minneapolis, lies the final resting place of one of the most significant Democratic politicians of the mid-20th-century.
  • Hubert Horatio Humphrey was a politician from Minnesota who served as Mayor of Minneapolis, Senator from Minnesota, and Vice President of the United States under Lyndon B Johnson.
  • He ran for president on multiple occasions, garnering the nomination of the Democratic Party in 1968, although he would be defeated by Richard M Nixon.
  • Humphrey was a congressional leader at the forefront of passing civil rights legislation and several other initiatives.
  • Political reporter Hunter S Thompson famously lambasted Humphrey in Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail 1972.



  • Published Nov 16, 2020 2:00 PM GMT