George Marshall

1880 - 1959

George Marshall

George Catlett Marshall Jr. (December 31, 1880 – October 16, 1959) was an American soldier and statesman. He rose through the United States Army to become Chief of Staff under presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman, then served as Secretary of State and Secretary of Defense under Truman. Winston Churchill lauded Marshall as the "organizer of victory" for his leadership of the Allied victory in World War II. Roosevelt passed over Marshall as allied commander in the invasion of France in favor of Dwight D. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Marshall has received more than 2,174,913 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 868th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, George Marshall ranks 863 out of 14,801Before him are Peter III of Aragon, Emperor Gaozu of Tang, Jerry Brown, Ferdinand I of Bulgaria, Al-Ma'mun, and Josiah. After him are Justinian II, Christian I of Denmark, Himiko, Shaka, Yitzhak Shamir, and Farouk of Egypt.

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Among people born in 1880, George Marshall ranks 11Before him are Alfred Wegener, Fedor von Bock, Wilhelmina of the Netherlands, Robert Musil, Franz Marc, and Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. After him are Ludwig Beck, André Derain, Paul Hausser, Otto Weininger, Wilhelm List, and Manuel Azaña. Among people deceased in 1959, George Marshall ranks 5Before him are Frank Lloyd Wright, Ante Pavelić, Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, and Stepan Bandera. After him are Raymond Chandler, Owen Willans Richardson, Billie Holiday, Gérard Philipe, Camilo Cienfuegos, Boris Vian, and Heitor Villa-Lobos.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George Marshall ranks 252 out of 12,171Before him are Bette Davis (1908), Roy Lichtenstein (1923), Joseph Smith (1805), Jerry Brown (1938), Oliver Hardy (1892), and Edward Hopper (1882). After him are William James Sidis (1898), J. Edgar Hoover (1895), Viggo Mortensen (1958), Robert Wadlow (1918), Robert Fulton (1765), and John Quincy Adams (1767).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, George Marshall ranks 36Before him are James Monroe (1758), Andrew Jackson (1767), James Madison (1751), Herbert Hoover (1874), Ulysses S. Grant (1822), and Jerry Brown (1938). After him are John Quincy Adams (1767), William Henry Harrison (1773), Calvin Coolidge (1872), William Howard Taft (1857), Andrew Johnson (1808), and James A. Garfield (1831).