Gary Johnson

1953 - Today

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Gary Earl Johnson (born January 1, 1953) is an American businessman and politician who served as the 29th governor of New Mexico from 1995 to 2003 as a member of the Republican Party. He has been a member of the Libertarian Party since 2011 and was the party's nominee for President of the United States in the 2012 and 2016 elections. He was also the Libertarian nominee in the 2018 U.S. Senate election in New Mexico.Johnson entered politics for the first time by running for governor of New Mexico in 1994 on a low-tax, anti-crime platform, promising a "common-sense business approach". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gary Johnson has received more than 6,797,526 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia. Gary Johnson is the 16,285th most popular politician (down from 15,085th in 2019), the 9,487th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,119th in 2019) and the 612th most popular American Politician.

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  • 6.8M

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  • 44.26

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.98

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.04

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Gary Johnson has had the most page views in the with 223,285 views, followed by Spanish (6,810), and Russian (3,969). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Belarusian (85.84%), Lombard (83.80%), and Indonesian (57.79%)


Among politicians, Gary Johnson ranks 16,285 out of 19,576Before him are Muhammad Sakizli, Osred II of Northumbria, Mary Harrison McKee, C. J. Hambro, David Owen, and Bajram Rexhepi. After him are Otto Arosemena, Anita Gradin, Miguel Arias Cañete, Brigitte Zypries, Nancy Faeser, and Charles Townshend, 2nd Viscount Townshend.

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Among people born in 1953, Gary Johnson ranks 445Before him are Nadezhda Olizarenko, Dimitris Avramopoulos, Caspar Memering, Matthias Platzeck, Don Dokken, and Larry Miller. After him are Brigitte Zypries, Teburoro Tito, Deborah Raffin, Ken Burns, Mindy Sterling, and Jan Davis.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gary Johnson ranks 9,487 out of 20,380Before him are Alvah Bessie (1904), Mary Harrison McKee (1858), G. D. Spradlin (1920), Don Williams (1939), Fredric Lehne (1959), and Paul Motian (1931). After him are William Inge (1913), Jay Park (1987), Gail Halvorsen (1920), Richard Cheese (1965), Lex Luger (1958), and Amy Yasbeck (1962).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Gary Johnson ranks 612Before him are Charles Sumner (1811), Benjamin Harrison V (1726), Bob Avakian (1943), Herbert H. Lehman (1878), William H. McRaven (1955), and Mary Harrison McKee (1858). After him are John Cornyn (1952), Dan Coats (1943), Mae Young (1923), Michael Hayden (1945), Henry McMaster (1947), and Karl Rove (1950).