Bruce Rauner

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Bruce Vincent Rauner (; born February 18, 1956) is an American businessman, philanthropist, and politician who served as the 42nd governor of Illinois from 2015 to 2019. Prior to his election, he was the chairman of R8 Capital Partners and chairman of the private equity firm GTCR, based in Chicago. The Republican nominee in the 2014 Illinois gubernatorial election, he narrowly defeated Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn by 50.3% to 46.4%. In 2018, after narrowly surviving a challenge in the Republican primary from State Representative Jeanne Ives, Rauner lost the general election to Democratic challenger J. B. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bruce Rauner has received more than 1,439,090 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Bruce Rauner is the 11,245th most popular politician (down from 10,523rd in 2019), the 4,936th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,171st in 2019) and the 308th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Bruce Rauner ranks 11,245 out of 15,710Before him are Hiempsal I, Áedán mac Gabráin, Piotr Jaroszewicz, Bernard Cazeneuve, Per Borten, and Robert Menzies. After him are Jacob Hübner, Nikola Kljusev, Khin Nyunt, Stasanor, Louis Buffet, and Tommaso Tittoni.

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Among people born in 1957, Bruce Rauner ranks 145Before him are Kevin Rudd, Eric S. Raymond, Silvio Orlando, Alaa Al Aswany, Víctor Muñoz, and Jackie Shroff. After him are Tsai Ming-liang, Christian Berkel, Shirin Neshat, Amanda Plummer, José Mário Vaz, and Bryan Robson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bruce Rauner ranks 4,936 out of 15,968Before him are Michael Shannon (1974), Patti LaBelle (1944), Eric Stonestreet (1971), William Luther Pierce (1933), John Gray (1951), and Gertrude Käsebier (1852). After him are George Pickett (1825), Rodney Dangerfield (1921), Robert Henri (1865), Estelle Harris (1928), Belinda Carlisle (1958), and Margo Martindale (1951).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Bruce Rauner ranks 308Before him are Daniel Webster (1782), Gus Hall (1910), Sargent Shriver (1915), Fred Thompson (1942), Jill Biden (1951), and Sandra Day O'Connor (1930). After him are W. Averell Harriman (1891), Larry O'Brien (1917), Arturs Krišjānis Kariņš (1964), Jon Huntsman Jr. (1960), Martha Jefferson Randolph (1772), and Wilbur Ross (1937).

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