Eric Shinseki

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Eric Ken Shinseki (; born November 28, 1942) is a retired United States Army general who served as the seventh United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs (2009–2014). His final United States Army post was as the 34th Chief of Staff of the Army (1999–2003). Shinseki is a veteran of two tours of combat in the Vietnam War, in which he was awarded three Bronze Star Medals for valor and two Purple Hearts. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eric Shinseki has received more than 786,307 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Eric Shinseki is the 11,815th most popular politician (down from 10,773rd in 2019), the 5,547th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,380th in 2019) and the 349th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Eric Shinseki ranks 11,815 out of 15,710Before him are Daouda Malam Wanké, Marvin Hart, Jüri Jaakson, Anselmo Alliegro y Milá, Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos, and Hotepibre. After him are Edith of Wessex, Song Renqiong, Józef Bilczewski, Aleksey Lobanov-Rostovsky, Jafar Sharif-Emami, and Sándor Képíró.

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Among people born in 1942, Eric Shinseki ranks 345Before him are Vyacheslav Zudov, Nobby Stiles, Paco Peña, Al Jardine, Madeline Kahn, and Pedro Morales. After him are Marty Balin, Ariel Dorfman, Wayne Newton, Brandon Carter, David Proval, and Rosa von Praunheim.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Eric Shinseki ranks 5,547 out of 15,968Before him are Sally Kellerman (1937), Jodi Lyn O'Keefe (1978), Tom Noonan (1951), Joey Jordison (1975), Kate Pierson (1948), and Bob Arum (1931). After him are Nicky Hayden (1981), Richard Burgi (1958), Marty Balin (1942), Charles Martinet (1955), Lou Rawls (1933), and Memphis Slim (1915).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Eric Shinseki ranks 349Before him are Harriet Lane (1830), Robert Zoellick (1953), Sarah Childress Polk (1803), John J. McCloy (1895), Benjamin Butler (1818), and Marvin Hart (1876). After him are Jeff Sessions (1946), Juan Trippe (1899), George Mason (1725), Janet Reno (1938), Chuck Hagel (1946), and Quanah Parker (1845).