Bill Richardson

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Bill Richardson

William Blaine Richardson III (born November 15, 1947) is an American politician, author, and diplomat who served as the 30th governor of New Mexico from 2003 to 2011. He was also the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and Energy Secretary in the Clinton administration, a U.S. Congressman, chairman of the 2004 Democratic National Convention, and chairman of the Democratic Governors Association. In December 2008, he was nominated for the cabinet-level position of Secretary of Commerce in the first Obama administration but withdrew a month later as he was investigated for possible improper business dealings in New Mexico. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bill Richardson has received more than 1,158,958 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 12,948th most popular politician.

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  • 4.88

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Among politicians, Bill Richardson ranks 12,828 out of 14,801Before him are Akwasi Afrifa, Robert J. Walker, Abraham Baldwin, Henry Puna, Lorenzo Snow, and Jill Biden. After him are Manouchehr Mottaki, Ben Chifley, Kamisese Mara, Femke Halsema, Jo Cox, and Kaj Leo Johannesen.

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Among people born in 1947, Bill Richardson ranks 470Before him are Hubert Ingraham, Boris Gulko, Cindy Williams, Assata Shakur, Charlie Hickcox, and Mary Kay Place. After him are Richard J. Evans, Rakhee Gulzar, Subhash Kak, Dave Arneson, George Alec Effinger, and Mumtaz.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bill Richardson ranks 7,503 out of 12,171Before him are Mary Kay Place (1947), Dan Dailey (1915), Amy Sedaris (1961), William Wallace Denslow (1856), Abraham Baldwin (1754), and Jill Biden (1951). After him are Tess Harper (1950), Nia Long (1970), Aja Naomi King (1985), Betty Garrett (1919), Mary Stuart Masterson (1966), and Camryn Manheim (1961).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Bill Richardson ranks 505Before him are Alfred Francis Russell (1817), Roland Burris (1937), Daniel Patrick Moynihan (1927), James M. Cox (1870), Abraham Baldwin (1754), and Jill Biden (1951). After him are Ted Stevens (1923), James H. Billington (null), Michael Hayden (1945), Tim Kaine (1958), William Livingston (1723), and Andrew Young (1932).