George Pataki

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George Pataki

George Elmer Pataki (; born June 24, 1945) is an American lawyer and Republican politician who served as the 53rd Governor of New York (1995–2006). An attorney by profession, Pataki was elected mayor of his hometown of Peekskill, New York and went on to be elected to the State Assembly and the State Senate. In 1994, Pataki ran for Governor of New York against three-term incumbent Mario Cuomo, defeating him by a margin of more than three points as part of the Republican Revolution of 1994. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Pataki has received more than 1,470,693 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 12,839th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, George Pataki ranks 12,723 out of 14,801Before him are Oliver Wolcott Jr., Rafael Ángel Calderón Fournier, Henry Hardinge, 1st Viscount Hardinge, Žarko Paspalj, Arthur Fadden, and Refat Chubarov. After him are Ulrike Lunacek, Norovyn Altankhuyag, Andriy Parubiy, Robert Elswit, Eric Chu, and Ruth First.

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Among people born in 1945, George Pataki ranks 369Before him are Shekhar Kapur, Robin Trower, Vincent Nichols, Bill Weld, Brian Doyle-Murray, and Roberta Bondar. After him are Huell Howser, Michael Blake, Diane Sawyer, Susan Tyrrell, Herman Cain, and Peter Pace.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George Pataki ranks 7,272 out of 12,171Before him are Rainn Wilson (1966), Peter Cooper (1791), Seth Rollins (1986), Barry Shabaka Henley (1954), Dan Fogler (1976), and Beth Ditto (1981). After him are Eben Moglen (1959), Booker Ervin (1930), Frank Ramsey (null), Huell Howser (1945), Mike Mills (1958), and Michael McDonald (1952).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, George Pataki ranks 489Before him are Peter Sellars (1957), Bill Weld (1945), Nathaniel P. Banks (1816), Roger B. Taney (1777), Benjamin Harrison V (1726), and Oliver Wolcott Jr. (1760). After him are Robert Elswit (1950), John Edwards (1953), Irene Sharaff (1910), Jesse Helms (1921), Terry Branstad (1946), and Jim Ross (1952).