Dick Cheney

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Richard Bruce Cheney ( CHAYN-ee; 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. Cheney, often cited as the most powerful vice president in American history, ended his tenure as an unpopular figure in American politics. He is currently the oldest living former U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dick Cheney has received more than 19,195,681 page views. His biography is available in 86 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 83 in 2019). Dick Cheney is the 800th most popular politician (down from 369th in 2019), the 249th most popular biography from United States (down from 113th in 2019) and the 38th 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 800 out of 15,710Before him are Jeroboam, Ælla of Northumbria, Cato the Younger, Magnus Maximus, John of Bohemia, and Fahd of Saudi Arabia. After him are Ivan VI of Russia, Nur ad-Din, Gordian III, Scipio Aemilianus, Maxentius, and Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor.

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Among people born in 1941, Dick Cheney ranks 14Before him are Bernardo Bertolucci, Sergio Mattarella, Bernie Sanders, Cesária Évora, Richard Dawkins, and Fethullah Gülen. After him are Krzysztof Kieślowski, Bruno Ganz, Martha Argerich, Lee Myung-bak, Nick Nolte, and Jon Lord.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dick Cheney ranks 249 out of 15,968Before him are Ava Gardner (1922), Leonard Bernstein (1918), Josephine Baker (1906), Lee Van Cleef (1925), J. Robert Oppenheimer (1904), and Nina Simone (1933). After him are Buffalo Bill (1846), Shirley MacLaine (1934), Joseph Smith (1805), Oliver Hardy (1892), O. Henry (1862), and Arthur Miller (1915).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Dick Cheney ranks 38Before him are John Adams (1735), George Marshall (1880), Herbert Hoover (1874), James Monroe (1758), Benjamin Harrison (1833), and Andrew Jackson (1767). After him are Jerry Brown (1938), William Henry Harrison (1773), William Jennings Bryan (1860), William Howard Taft (1857), James Madison (1751), and Zachary Taylor (1784).