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Bill Gates Sr.

1925 - 2020

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William Henry Gates II (November 30, 1925 – September 14, 2020), better known as Bill Gates Sr., was an American attorney, philanthropist, and civic leader. He was the founder of the law firm Shidler McBroom & Gates (a predecessor of K&L Gates), and also served as president of both the Seattle King County and Washington State Bar associations. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bill Gates Sr. has received more than 2,219,963 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Bill Gates Sr. is the 29th most popular lawyer (down from 28th in 2019), the 2,354th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,542nd in 2019) and the 4th most popular American Lawyer.

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  • 56.03

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  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.89

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.80

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among lawyers, Bill Gates Sr. ranks 29 out of 68Before him are John F. Kennedy Jr., Helmuth James von Moltke, Ewald Georg von Kleist, Al-Mawardi, Franz von Liszt, and Warren Christopher. After him are Baldus de Ubaldis, Hans von Dohnanyi, Qasim Amin, Hans Gross, Peter Yorck von Wartenburg, and Heinrich Marx.

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Among people born in 1925, Bill Gates Sr. ranks 119Before him are Masanori Tokita, Warren Christopher, John Guillermin, Pavel Belyayev, Brian Aldiss, and Pierre Bérégovoy. After him are Etel Adnan, Innokenty Smoktunovsky, Moshe Arens, Lino Lacedelli, Leo Ryan, and Hugo Koblet. Among people deceased in 2020, Bill Gates Sr. ranks 119Before him are Mamadou Tandja, Amfilohije Radović, Georg Ratzinger, Miloš Jakeš, Alejandro Sabella, and Wim Suurbier. After him are Jean Kennedy Smith, Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi, Daniel arap Moi, Shin Kyuk-ho, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, and Gene Deitch.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bill Gates Sr. ranks 2,354 out of 18,182Before him are Annie Oakley (1860), Harry Dexter White (1892), Stefanie Powers (1942), Daniel Stern (1957), Grace Moore (1898), and Harry Nilsson (1941). After him are Karen Carpenter (1950), Robert F. Engle (1942), Charles Martin Hall (1863), Van Cliburn (1934), James Montgomery Flagg (1877), and Don Taylor (1920).

Among LAWYERS In United States

Among lawyers born in United States, Bill Gates Sr. ranks 4Before him are J. Edgar Hoover (1895), John F. Kennedy Jr. (1960), and Warren Christopher (1925). After him are Alan Dershowitz (1938), Roy Cohn (1927), Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (1841), William Rehnquist (1924), Louis Brandeis (1856), Lawrence Lessig (1961), Wendell Willkie (1892), and Clarence Darrow (1857).