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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 currently holds the title of associate editor.While a young reporter for The Washington Post in 1972, Woodward teamed up with Carl Bernstein; 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 3,747,459 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Bob Woodward is the 1,459th most popular writer (up from 1,636th in 2019), the 1,779th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,894th in 2019) and the 169th most popular American Writer.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Bob Woodward ranks 1,459 out of 5,794Before him are Eupolis, Ono no Komachi, Aleksandr Kuprin, Jim Thompson, Usama ibn Munqidh, and Jules Laforgue. After him are Ilia Chavchavadze, Jakob Wassermann, Wace, Korney Chukovsky, Kenji Miyazawa, and Agrippa d'Aubigné.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1943, Bob Woodward ranks 105Before him are Arthur Ashe, Otoya Yamaguchi, Thomas J. Sargent, Griselda Blanco, Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and Richard Sennett. After him are Fouad Siniora, René Préval, Lyudmila Ulitskaya, Ken Norton, Johann Deisenhofer, and Jack Bruce.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bob Woodward ranks 1,779 out of 15,968Before him are John Dickinson (1732), Harlow Shapley (1885), Husband E. Kimmel (1882), Richard Sennett (1943), Leonard Kleinrock (1934), and Jim Thompson (1906). After him are Paul P. Harris (1868), Peggy Lee (1920), Laura Dern (1967), John Mauchly (1907), Martha Nussbaum (1947), and Phil Knight (1938).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Bob Woodward ranks 169Before him are James Patterson (1947), Henry Steel Olcott (1832), Edward Albee (1928), Wayne Dyer (1940), Martin Gardner (1914), and Jim Thompson (1906). After him are Nicholas Sparks (1965), Philip José Farmer (1918), Jane Jacobs (1916), Samuel R. Delany (1942), Robert Wilson (1941), and Patricia Cornwell (1956).

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