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Bob Woodward

1943 - Today

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Robert Upshur Woodward (born March 26, 1943) is an American investigative journalist. He started working for The Washington Post as a reporter in 1971 and now holds the title of associate editor.While a reporter for The Washington Post in 1972, Woodward teamed up with Carl Bernstein, and the two did much of the original news reporting on the Watergate scandal. These scandals led to numerous government investigations and the eventual resignation of President Richard Nixon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bob Woodward has received more than 4,439,975 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Bob Woodward is the 1,872nd most popular writer (down from 1,459th in 2019), the 2,410th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,778th in 2019) and the 222nd most popular American Writer.

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  • 47

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  • 5.28

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Bob Woodward ranks 1,872 out of 5,755Before him are George MacDonald, Tarjei Vesaas, Dorothy L. Sayers, Jean François Paul de Gondi, Arseny Tarkovsky, and Marquis de Custine. After him are Hermann Bahr, Prince Dimitri Romanov, Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala, Pjetër Bogdani, Trygve Gulbranssen, and Alex Haley.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1943, Bob Woodward ranks 161Before him are Björn Waldegård, Clément Mouamba, Boris Gromov, Joan Manuel Serrat, Randy Newman, and Stanley Kamel. After him are Roberto Boninsegna, Lin Shaye, J. T. Walsh, Dick Taylor, Ramón Sampedro, and Rodney Alcala.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bob Woodward ranks 2,410 out of 18,182Before him are Baby Face Nelson (1908), Steve Guttenberg (1958), Richard Bull (1924), Richard Pryor (1940), Jasper Johns (1930), and Dexter Gordon (1923). After him are Frankie Valli (1934), Barbara Hutton (1912), Mark Dacascos (1964), Lisa Marie Presley (1968), Pinetop Perkins (1913), and Irvin Kershner (1923).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Bob Woodward ranks 222Before him are Robert Silverberg (1935), Donald E. Westlake (1933), Cornell Woolrich (1903), Maria Shriver (1955), Herman J. Mankiewicz (1897), and Frederik Pohl (1919). After him are Alex Haley (1921), Clarissa Pinkola Estés (1945), Kathy Reichs (1948), Nora Ephron (1941), Ross Macdonald (1915), and Shirley Jackson (1916).

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