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Alberto Gonzales

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Alberto R. Gonzales (born August 4, 1955) is an American lawyer who served as the 80th United States Attorney General from 2005 to 2007 and is the highest-ranking Hispanic American in executive government to date. He previously served as Secretary of State of Texas, as a Texas Supreme Court Justice, and as White House Counsel, becoming the first Hispanic to hold that office. Gonzales's tenure as U.S. Attorney General was marked by controversy regarding warrantless surveillance of U.S. citizens and the legal authorization of "enhanced interrogation techniques", later generally acknowledged as constituting torture, in the U.S. government's post-9/11 "War on Terror". Gonzales had also presided over the firings of several U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alberto Gonzales has received more than 1,248,431 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Alberto Gonzales is the 16,606th most popular politician (down from 14,810th in 2019), the 11,522nd most popular biography from United States (up from 11,800th in 2019) and the 794th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Alberto Gonzales ranks 16,606 out of 15,577Before him are Nika Gilauri, Jaime Mayor Oreja, Aleksandar Vulin, Hans van Baalen, Edward Rutledge, and Victor Sonnemans. After him are Parviz Davoodi, Björn Höcke, Choi Yo-sam, P. J. Patterson, Christophe Castaner, and Chrystia Freeland.

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Among people born in 1955, Alberto Gonzales ranks 491Before him are Eraldo Pecci, Rupert Keegan, Jürg Röthlisberger, Julio Cobos, Janusz Kupcewicz, and Nils Gaup. After him are Steve Earle, Karl Del'Haye, Masakazu Suzuki, Stephen Walt, Rajko Žižić, and András Törőcsik.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Alberto Gonzales ranks 11,522 out of 18,182Before him are Vince Edwards (1928), Byron Nelson (1912), Damian Lillard (1990), Ronnie Montrose (1947), Edward Rutledge (1749), and Studs Terkel (1912). After him are Kris Humphries (1985), Jon Hall (1950), Steve Earle (1955), Sandra Cisneros (1954), James K. Morrow (1947), and Richie Guerin (1932).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Alberto Gonzales ranks 794Before him are Roger Wicker (1951), Arlen Specter (1930), Eliot Spitzer (1959), Mike Mansfield (1903), Ron Klain (1961), and Edward Rutledge (1749). After him are John Davis Lodge (1903), John W. Davis (1873), John Canfield Spencer (1788), William Gibbs McAdoo (1863), Trent Lott (1941), and Helen Gahagan Douglas (1900).

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