George Shultz

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George Pratt Shultz (; December 13, 1920 – February 6, 2021) was an American economist, diplomat, and businessman. He served in various positions under three different Republican presidents and is one of only two people to have held four different Cabinet-level posts. Shultz played a major role in shaping the foreign policy of the Ronald Reagan administration. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Shultz has received more than 1,102,643 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). George Shultz is the 211th most popular economist (up from 231st in 2019), the 3,999th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,273rd in 2019) and the 70th most popular American Economist.

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Among economists, George Shultz ranks 211 out of 315Before him are Fritz Machlup, Leopold von Wiese, Eric Maskin, Roy Harrod, Giovanni Arrighi, and Esther Duflo. After him are János Kornai, Johann Karl Rodbertus, Ellen Swallow Richards, Greg Mankiw, Michel Camdessus, and Harold Innis.

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Among people born in 1920, George Shultz ranks 187Before him are Barend Biesheuvel, Alf Ramsey, Ahmad bin Ali Al Thani, Fernando Riera, Patrick Troughton, and José Gonzalvo. After him are Ignatius IV of Antioch, Fiorenzo Magni, Machiko Hasegawa, Ronald Speirs, Virginia Mayo, and John Dall.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George Shultz ranks 3,999 out of 15,968Before him are Cherry Jones (1956), Peter Strauss (1947), Edward MacDowell (1860), Rob Lowe (1964), Billy Vaughn (1919), and Maurice Hilleman (1919). After him are Bob King (1906), Courtney Hodges (1887), Stan Winston (1946), Steve Jackson (1953), Thomas E. Dewey (1902), and Sarah Rafferty (1972).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, George Shultz ranks 70Before him are William Baumol (1922), Peter Senge (1947), Roger Myerson (1951), Alvin Hansen (1887), Lars Peter Hansen (1952), and Eric Maskin (1950). After him are Ellen Swallow Richards (1842), Greg Mankiw (1958), Leo Huberman (1903), Paul Sweezy (1910), Arthur Melvin Okun (1928), and Thomas Sowell (1930).