Barbara Bush

1925 - 2018

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Barbara Bush (née Pierce; June 8, 1925 – April 17, 2018) was the first lady of the United States from 1989 to 1993 as the wife of George H. W. Bush, who served as the 41st president of the United States, and the founder of the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy. She previously was the second lady of the United States from 1981 to 1989. Among her six children are George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the United States, and Jeb Bush, the 43rd governor of Florida. She and Abigail Adams are the only two women to be married to one U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Barbara Bush has received more than 9,432,252 page views. Her biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Barbara Bush is the 2,565th most popular politician (up from 2,936th in 2019), the 845th most popular biography from United States (up from 946th in 2019) and the 74th most popular American Politician.

Barbara Bush is most famous for being the wife of George H.W. Bush, who was the 41st president of the United States.

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Among politicians, Barbara Bush ranks 2,565 out of 15,710Before her are Isetnofret, Kiya, Tunku Abdul Rahman, Zoran Đinđić, Abd al-Rahman ibn Abd Allah al-Ghafiqi, and Mithridates I of Parthia. After her are Piye, Thaksin Shinawatra, Eleanor of Toledo, Amalie Auguste of Bavaria, Alfred Hugenberg, and Konstantinos Karamanlis.

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Among people born in 1925, Barbara Bush ranks 53Before her are Andrea Camilleri, Jacques Delors, Celia Cruz, Ernesto Cardenal, Anastasio Somoza Debayle, and Frei Otto. After her are Roy J. Glauber, Milton Obote, Juan Alberto Schiaffino, Robert Rauschenberg, Baruch Samuel Blumberg, and Bülent Ecevit. Among people deceased in 2018, Barbara Bush ranks 31Before her are Robert Venturi, Ursula K. Le Guin, Arto Paasilinna, Francis Lai, Hubert de Givenchy, and Arvid Carlsson. After her are Leon M. Lederman, Riccardo Giacconi, Roy J. Glauber, Stéphane Audran, Richard E. Taylor, and Gudrun Burwitz.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Barbara Bush ranks 845 out of 15,968Before her are Luke Perry (1966), Don Cherry (1936), Robert Downey Jr. (1965), Groucho Marx (1890), Edward Norton (1969), and Theodore Schultz (1902). After her are Leon M. Lederman (1922), Roy J. Glauber (1925), Pat Morita (1932), Susan B. Anthony (1820), Michael Cimino (1939), and Lana Turner (1921).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Barbara Bush ranks 74Before her are Michael Bloomberg (1942), Donald Rumsfeld (1932), Joseph McCarthy (1908), Gina Haspel (1956), John Kerry (1943), and Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. (1888). After her are John Sherman (1823), Eliot Ness (1903), Colin Powell (1937), Éamon de Valera (1882), Dred Scott (1795), and John Foster Dulles (1888).