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George Shultz

1920 - 2021

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George Pratt Shultz (; December 13, 1920 – February 6, 2021) was an American economist, businessman, diplomat and statesman. He served in various positions under three different Republican presidents and is one of the only two persons to have held four different Cabinet-level posts, the other being Elliot Richardson. Shultz had 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 2,480,509 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). George Shultz is the 224th most popular economist (down from 211th in 2019), the 3,956th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,997th in 2019) and the 77th most popular American Economist.

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Among economists, George Shultz ranks 224 out of 315Before him are Jon Elster, Benjamin Tucker, E. F. Schumacher, Henry Hazlitt, Giovanni Arrighi, and Pierre Le Pesant, sieur de Boisguilbert. After him are Fritz Machlup, Colin Clark, Johann Karl Rodbertus, Étienne Laspeyres, Mahbub ul Haq, and Harold Innis.

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Among people born in 1920, George Shultz ranks 181Before him are Marie Tharp, Cornelius Ryan, Lewis Gilbert, William Conrad, Milton George Henschel, and José Gonzalvo. After him are Mahendra of Nepal, Jack Lord, Patrick Troughton, Fons Rademakers, Leo McKern, and Fiorenzo Magni. Among people deceased in 2021, George Shultz ranks 294Before him are Jim Steinman, Yevhen Marchuk, Lars Norén, Jaime Lerner, B. J. Thomas, and Marie-Claire Blais. After him are Robert Bly, Michael Nesmith, Gunilla Bergström, István Csom, Udo Zimmermann, and Otar Patsatsia.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George Shultz ranks 3,956 out of 18,182Before him are David Janssen (1931), Tommy Dorsey (1905), Jennifer Lee (1971), John Carlos (1945), Reginald VelJohnson (1952), and Robert M. Pirsig (1928). After him are Dave Grohl (1969), Tom Atkins (1935), Lana Wood (1946), Walter Short (1880), Robert Mulligan (1925), and Sean Astin (1971).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, George Shultz ranks 77Before him are Arthur Melvin Okun (1928), William Baumol (1922), Thomas Sowell (1930), David D. Friedman (1945), Benjamin Tucker (1854), and Henry Hazlitt (1894). After him are Eric Maskin (1950), Greg Mankiw (1958), John R. Commons (1862), Edward Chamberlin (1899), Leo Huberman (1903), and Ellen Swallow Richards (1842).