Bill Richardson

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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 being 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 1,251,038 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Bill Richardson is the 13,042nd most popular politician (down from 12,799th in 2019), the 7,246th most popular biography from United States (up from 7,495th in 2019) and the 465th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Bill Richardson ranks 13,042 out of 15,710Before him are Lizardo Montero Flores, Manuel Allendesalazar y Muñoz de Salazar, Stafford Cripps, Vladislav Surkov, Jürgen Möllemann, and Manuel Felipe de Tovar. After him are Ramsey Clark, Taki Inoue, Apisai Ielemia, Juan Antonio Pezet, Abdulla Yameen, and Sahra Wagenknecht.

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Among people born in 1947, Bill Richardson ranks 456Before him are Michael Gross, Gordon Neufeld, André Wilms, Hubert Védrine, Þorsteinn Pálsson, and Heide Rosendahl. After him are Bob Evans, Marinho Peres, John Varley, Alexander Yakushev, Richard Palmer-James, and Peter Chen.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bill Richardson ranks 7,246 out of 15,968Before him are Larry Graham (1946), Frances Spence (1922), Elizabeth Berkley (1972), David Belasco (1853), Ernest Lehman (1915), and Jennifer Carpenter (1979). After him are Stanley Turrentine (1934), Thomas Bailey Aldrich (1836), Richard Bass (1929), Annette Haven (1954), Michael Murphy (1938), and Frankie Muniz (1985).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Bill Richardson ranks 465Before him are Donald Regan (1918), Budge Patty (1924), Robert A. Taft (1889), Lloyd Bentsen (1921), John W. Snow (1939), and Adriano Directo Emperado (1926). After him are Ramsey Clark (1927), Dan Coats (1943), Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. (1902), William H. Crawford (1772), Kay Ivey (1944), and Spark Matsunaga (1916).

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