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Dick Cheney

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Richard Bruce Cheney ( CHAY-nee; born January 30, 1941) is an American politician and businessman who served as the 46th vice president of the United States from 2001 to 2009 under President George W. Bush. He is currently the oldest living former U.S. vice president, following the death of Walter Mondale in 2021. Born in Lincoln, Nebraska, Cheney grew up there and in Casper, Wyoming. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dick Cheney has received more than 21,959,782 page views. His biography is available in 87 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 86 in 2019). Dick Cheney is the 1,140th most popular politician (down from 799th in 2019), the 341st most popular biography from United States (down from 249th in 2019) and the 46th most popular American Politician.

Dick Cheney is most famous for being the Vice President of the United States from 2001 to 2009. He was also the Secretary of Defense from 1989 to 1993.

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Among politicians, Dick Cheney ranks 1,140 out of 15,577Before him are Safiyya bint Huyayy, Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia, Gaius Gracchus, Mayer Amschel Rothschild, Manuel II of Portugal, and Mahfiruz Hatun. After him are Margaret of Anjou, Jahangir, Abdullah Gül, Artaxerxes III, Zedekiah, and William Jennings Bryan.

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Among people born in 1941, Dick Cheney ranks 21Before him are Bruno Ganz, Fethullah Gülen, Lee Myung-bak, Nick Nolte, Laura Antonelli, and Tadao Ando. After him are Robert Forster, Faye Dunaway, Franco Nero, Nona Gaprindashvili, Jon Lord, and Julia Kristeva.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dick Cheney ranks 341 out of 18,182Before him are Bill Murray (1950), James Fenimore Cooper (1789), Truman Capote (1924), Joseph Stiglitz (1943), Margaret Mead (1901), and Ella Fitzgerald (1917). After him are Jack Ruby (1911), Pete Conrad (1930), Jared Leto (1971), Susan Sontag (1933), William Jennings Bryan (1860), and Harvey Keitel (1939).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Dick Cheney ranks 46Before him are George Marshall (1880), Grover Cleveland (1837), Warren G. Harding (1865), William Henry Harrison (1773), Jerry Brown (1938), and James Buchanan (1791). After him are William Jennings Bryan (1860), James A. Garfield (1831), Jefferson Davis (1808), Zachary Taylor (1784), Henry Clay (1777), and Franklin Pierce (1804).