Cyrus Vance

1917 - 2002

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Cyrus Roberts Vance Sr. (March 27, 1917 – January 12, 2002) was an American lawyer and United States Secretary of State under President Jimmy Carter from 1977 to 1980. Prior to serving in that position, he was the United States Deputy Secretary of Defense in the Johnson administration. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cyrus Vance has received more than 1,055,815 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Cyrus Vance is the 8,959th most popular politician (down from 8,207th in 2019), the 3,340th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,801st in 2019) and the 205th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Cyrus Vance ranks 8,959 out of 15,710Before him are Yekuno Amlak, Nergal-ushezib, Vera Kholodnaya, John II of Cyprus, Martín Vizcarra, and Lucius Cornelius Balbus. After him are Ibrahim Abboud, Odo I, Count of Orléans, Yahya Jammeh, Ahmed Zaki Yamani, Marcus Atius, and Prince Koreyasu.

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Among people born in 1917, Cyrus Vance ranks 140Before him are Kirk Kerkorian, Fulbert Youlou, Kerim Kerimov, Red Auerbach, Dabbs Greer, and Philipp von Boeselager. After him are Georgy Vitsin, James Jesus Angleton, Adam Malik, Ernst von Glasersfeld, Celeste Holm, and Han Suyin. Among people deceased in 2002, Cyrus Vance ranks 114Before him are Ted Williams, Dhirubhai Ambani, Rosemary Clooney, Mamo Wolde, Inge Morath, and Dudley Moore. After him are Yousuf Karsh, Alexander Lebed, Ray Brown, Branko Stanković, Joseph Luns, and Robert Guéï.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Cyrus Vance ranks 3,340 out of 15,968Before him are Joseph Strauss (1870), Thomas R. Marshall (1854), Lois McMaster Bujold (1949), Afrika Bambaataa (1957), Adolphe Menjou (1890), and The Miz (1980). After him are Thomas Newman (1955), Arnold Palmer (1929), Joan Jett (1958), John Hughes (1950), Ronald Graham (1935), and Lawrence Kasdan (1949).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Cyrus Vance ranks 205Before him are Elihu Root (1845), George M. Dallas (1792), Leo Ryan (1925), Winfield Scott (1786), Patrick Henry (1736), and Thomas R. Marshall (1854). After him are Ralph Nader (1934), Marie Smith Jones (1918), Kamehameha IV (1834), Andrew Cuomo (1957), Mario Cuomo (1932), and Jack Sharkey (1902).