George H. W. Bush

1924 - 2018

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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, Bush also served as the 43rd vice president from 1981 to 1989 under 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 39,678,945 page views. His biography is available in 145 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 143 in 2019). George H. W. Bush is the 196th most popular politician (down from 191st in 2019), the 70th most popular biography from United States (down from 62nd in 2019) and the 19th 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.

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Among politicians, George H. W. Bush ranks 196 out of 15,710Before him are Francis II of France, Edward VI of England, Harun al-Rashid, George VI, Heraclius, and Louis IX of France. After him are Osman II, Muawiyah I, Anwar Sadat, Frederick the Great, Silvio Berlusconi, and Odoacer.

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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, Robert Mugabe, Kim Dae-jung, Truman Capote, Jean-François Lyotard, Eli Cohen, and Sarah Vaughan. Among people deceased in 2018, George H. W. Bush ranks 2Before him is Stephen Hawking. After him are Kofi Annan, Ingvar Kamprad, Stan Lee, Charles Aznavour, Montserrat Caballé, Miloš Forman, Bernardo Bertolucci, Aretha Franklin, Amos Oz, and Isao Takahata.

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Among people born in United States, George H. W. Bush ranks 70 out of 15,968Before him are Harry S. Truman (1884), Judy Garland (1922), Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890), Al Gore (1948), Toni Morrison (1931), and Noam Chomsky (1928). After him are Danny DeVito (1944), Helen Keller (1880), Woody Allen (1935), Robin Williams (1951), Stephen King (1947), and John Dewey (1859).

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Among politicians born in United States, George H. W. Bush ranks 19Before him are George Washington (1732), Richard Nixon (1913), George W. Bush (1946), Harry S. Truman (1884), Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890), and Al Gore (1948). After him are Joe Biden (1942), Theodore Roosevelt (1858), Bill Clinton (1946), Lyndon B. Johnson (1908), Gerald Ford (1913), and Bhumibol Adulyadej (1927).

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