Caspar Weinberger

1917 - 2006

Caspar Weinberger

Caspar Willard "Cap" Weinberger GBE (August 18, 1917 – March 28, 2006) was an American politician and businessman. As a prominent Republican, he served in a variety of state and federal positions for three decades, including Chairman of the California Republican Party, 1962–68. Most notably he was Secretary of Defense under President Ronald Reagan from 1981 to 1987.Weinberger was born in San Francisco, California. He served in the 41st Infantry Division in the Pacific theater of World War II. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Caspar Weinberger has received more than 717,187 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 10,184th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Caspar Weinberger ranks 10,129 out of 14,801Before him are José María Guido, Sadeq Khan Zand, Karl, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Ahti Karjalainen, Lucius Aemilius Lepidus Paullus, and Gisulf II of Friuli. After him are Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon, Roger Williams, Jamshid bin Abdullah of Zanzibar, Şemsettin Günaltay, Tribhuvan of Nepal, and Pacorus I.

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Among people born in 1917, Caspar Weinberger ranks 155Before him are Raymond Burr, Adolfo Consolini, Red Auerbach, Bertil Nordahl, Walter Munk, and Mouloud Mammeri. After him are Babiker Awadalla, Suzy Delair, Musine Kokalari, James Jesus Angleton, Jacqueline Auriol, and Robert Byrd. Among people deceased in 2006, Caspar Weinberger ranks 164Before him are Gennadiy Aygi, Vera Aceva, Daniel Schmid, Red Auerbach, Anthony Franciosa, and Ahmet Ertegun. After him are Rainer Barzel, Bismillah Khan, Jack Williamson, Chris Penn, Elizabeth Bolden, and Jean-Louis de Rambures.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Caspar Weinberger ranks 3,891 out of 12,171Before him are Natalie Zemon Davis (1928), Ed Heinemann (1908), Daniel Stern (1957), Eddie Tolan (1908), Stuart Whitman (1928), and Meriwether Lewis (1774). After him are Tony Sirico (1942), Mike Love (1941), Marta Kauffman (1956), Murray Leinster (1896), Margaret Taylor (1788), and Randy Couture (1963).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Caspar Weinberger ranks 244Before him are Thomas E. Dewey (1902), Edmund Randolph (1753), George Andrew Reisner (1867), George McGovern (1922), Grace Coolidge (1879), and Daniel Webster (1782). After him are Margaret Taylor (1788), Vince Lombardi (1913), Jim Gray (1944), Ed Koch (1924), Huey Long (1893), and Ron Johnson (1955).