Colin Powell

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Colin Powell

Colin Luther Powell (; born April 5, 1937) is an American politician, diplomat and retired four-star general who served as the 65th United States Secretary of State from 2001 to 2005. A member of the Republican Party, Powell was the first African-American Secretary of State. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Colin Powell has received more than 6,458,566 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,183rd most popular politician.

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  • 5.18

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Colin Powell ranks 2,167 out of 14,801Before him are Sophia Alekseyevna of Russia, Léon Gambetta, Gustav Bauer, Louise Mountbatten, Amel-Marduk, and Fuad Masum. After him are William I of Sicily, Kiya, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, Gotse Delchev, Jehoash of Israel, and Karl Radek.

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Among people born in 1937, Colin Powell ranks 32Before him are Juvénal Habyarimana, Alain Badiou, Robert Coleman Richardson, Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples, Bill Cosby, and Bruce McLaren. After him are Colleen McCullough, Jacques Santer, Avram Hershko, Gennady Yanayev, Thomas Pynchon, and Yılmaz Güney.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Colin Powell ranks 678 out of 12,171Before him are Omar Bradley (1893), Alan Arkin (1934), Sheldon Lee Glashow (1932), Ginger Rogers (1911), Jayne Mansfield (1933), and Margaret Hamilton (1936). After him are James Hetfield (1963), Stephen Covey (1932), William Saroyan (1908), Tommy Hilfiger (1951), Theodore Schultz (1902), and Nancy Sinatra (1940).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Colin Powell ranks 67Before him are John Kerry (1943), Sarah Palin (1964), Kamehameha I (1758), Donald Rumsfeld (1932), Chester A. Arthur (1829), and Nelson Rockefeller (1908). After him are Eliot Ness (1903), Boris Johnson (1964), Joseph McCarthy (1908), Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. (1888), John Sherman (1823), and Bill de Blasio (1961).