New games! PlayTrivia andBirthle.


George H. W. Bush

1924 - 2018

Photo of George H. W. Bush

Icon of person George H. W. Bush

George Herbert Walker Bush (June 12, 1924 – November 30, 2018) was an American politician, diplomat, and businessman who served as the 41st president of the United States from 1989 to 1993. A member of the Republican Party, he previously served as the 43rd vice president from 1981 to 1989 under President Ronald Reagan, in the U.S. House of Representatives, as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, and as Director of Central Intelligence. Bush was raised in Greenwich, Connecticut, and attended Phillips Academy before serving in the United States Navy Reserve during World War II. After the war, he graduated from Yale and moved to West Texas, where he established a successful oil company. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George H. W. Bush has received more than 42,517,907 page views. His biography is available in 150 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 145 in 2019). George H. W. Bush is the 182nd most popular politician (up from 196th in 2019), the 60th most popular biography from United States (up from 70th in 2019) and the 17th most popular American Politician.

George H. W. Bush was the 41st president of the United States and served from 1989 to 1993. He is most famous for ending the Cold War and for being the father of George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the United States.

Memorability Metrics

  • 43M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 78.19

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 150

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.93

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 7.10

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of George H. W. Bushes by language


Among politicians, George H. W. Bush ranks 182 out of 15,577Before him are Suleiman II, Thutmose III, Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, Charles I of Austria, Nicholas I of Russia, and Orhan. After him are Marcus Licinius Crassus, Kublai Khan, Alp Arslan, Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor, Salman of Saudi Arabia, and Donald Trump.

Most Popular Politicians in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1924, George H. W. Bush ranks 3Before him are Jimmy Carter and Marlon Brando. After him are Charles Aznavour, Marcello Mastroianni, Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, Kim Dae-jung, Robert Mugabe, Eli Cohen, Truman Capote, Sarah Vaughan, and Jacques Le Goff. Among people deceased in 2018, George H. W. Bush ranks 3Before him are Stephen Hawking and Aretha Franklin. After him are Kofi Annan, Charles Aznavour, Ingvar Kamprad, Stan Lee, Montserrat Caballé, Miloš Forman, Bernardo Bertolucci, Charles K. Kao, and Amos Oz.

Others Born in 1924

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 2018

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, George H. W. Bush ranks 60 out of 18,182Before him are Charles Manson (1934), John Forbes Nash Jr. (1928), Louis Armstrong (1901), Maria Callas (1923), Martin Luther King Jr. (1929), and James Stewart (1908). After him are Robert Frost (1874), Donald Trump (1946), Toni Morrison (1931), Charles Lindbergh (1902), Al Gore (1948), and Morgan Freeman (1937).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, George H. W. Bush ranks 17Before him are Ronald Reagan (1911), Joe Biden (1942), George Washington (1732), George W. Bush (1946), Harry S. Truman (1884), and Richard Nixon (1913). After him are Donald Trump (1946), Al Gore (1948), Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890), Theodore Roosevelt (1858), Woodrow Wilson (1856), and Bill Clinton (1946).

Twitter Activity