George W. Romney

1907 - 1995

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George Wilcken Romney (July 8, 1907 – July 26, 1995) was a businessman and Republican Party politician in the United States. He was chairman and president of American Motors Corporation from 1954 to 1962, the 43rd Governor of Michigan from 1963 to 1969, and 3rd Secretary of Housing and Urban Development from 1969 to 1973. He was the father of Mitt Romney, the 70th Governor of Massachusetts, 2012 Republican presidential nominee, and current United States Senator from Utah; the husband of 1970 U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George W. Romney has received more than 1,772,832 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). George W. Romney is the 12,719th most popular politician (down from 12,236th in 2019), the 243rd most popular biography from Mexico (down from 194th in 2019) and the 86th most popular Mexican Politician.

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Among politicians, George W. Romney ranks 12,719 out of 15,710Before him are Amy Klobuchar, Dimitrios Drivas, Carmen Calvo Poyato, Hernando Siles Reyes, Bobby Seale, and Joseph Arthur Ankrah. After him are Garret FitzGerald, Jean, Count of Paris, Cyrille Adoula, Kálmán Széll, Arthur Foulkes, and Alphons Egli.

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Among people born in 1907, George W. Romney ranks 253Before him are Alexander Knox, Crisant Bosch, Eugène Guillevic, Alfredo Devincenzi, Ragnar Gustavsson, and Víctor Avendaño. After him are Manoelzinho, Bep van Klaveren, Willy Busch, Robert Young, Oscarino Costa Silva, and Efraín Amézcua. Among people deceased in 1995, George W. Romney ranks 208Before him are Frank Silva, Carlos Lapetra, Prawitz Öberg, Paul A. Rothchild, Ted Drake, and J. William Fulbright. After him are Osvald Käpp, David Wayne, Víctor Ugarte, Stephen Spender, Karel Píč, and Elisha Cook Jr..

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Among people born in Mexico, George W. Romney ranks 243 out of 487Before him are Lucero (1969), Raúl Cárdenas (1928), Felipe Olivares (1910), Moisés Solana (1935), Henry Eyring (1901), and Felipe Rosas (1910). After him are Ernesto Corripio y Ahumada (1919), Marco Antonio Solís (1959), Alberto Suárez Inda (1939), Sergio Pérez (1990), Efraín Amézcua (1907), and Dionisio Mejía (1907).


Among politicians born in Mexico, George W. Romney ranks 86Before him are Manuel María Lombardini (1802), Rómulo Díaz de la Vega (1800), Eulalio Gutiérrez (1881), Angélica Rivera (1969), Juan Bautista Topete (1821), and Jaime Torres Bodet (1902). After him are Valentín Canalizo (1794), Roque González Garza (1885), Francisco Javier Echeverría (1797), José Ignacio Pavón (1791), Francisco Lagos Cházaro (1878), and Rodrigo Prieto (1965).