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Gerald Ford

1913 - 2006

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Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. ( JERR-əld; born Leslie Lynch King Jr.; July 14, 1913 – December 26, 2006) was an American politician who served as the 38th president of the United States from 1974 to 1977. He previously served as the leader of the Republican Party in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1965 to 1973, and as the 40th vice president under President Richard Nixon from 1973 to 1974. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gerald Ford has received more than 25,471,422 page views. His biography is available in 133 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 128 in 2019). Gerald Ford is the 361st most popular politician (down from 314th in 2019), the 109th most popular biography from United States (down from 103rd in 2019) and the 25th most popular American Politician.

Gerald Ford was the 38th president of the United States, serving from 1974 to 1977. He was the first person appointed to the vice presidency under the terms of the 25th Amendment, following the resignation of Spiro Agnew.

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Among politicians, Gerald Ford ranks 361 out of 15,577Before him are Golda Meir, Barack Obama, Herod Antipas, Shimon Peres, George V, and Priam. After him are Chagatai Khan, Sokollu Mehmed Pasha, Władysław II Jagiełło, Eva Perón, Henry VI of England, and John III Sobieski.

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Among people born in 1913, Gerald Ford ranks 5Before him are Albert Camus, Richard Nixon, Vivien Leigh, and Rosa Parks. After him are Willy Brandt, Menachem Begin, Jean Marais, Robert Capa, Josef Bican, Jesse Owens, and Burt Lancaster. Among people deceased in 2006, Gerald Ford ranks 6Before him are Saddam Hussein, Augusto Pinochet, Ferenc Puskás, Slobodan Milošević, and Milton Friedman. After him are Naguib Mahfouz, Stanisław Lem, Saparmurat Niyazov, James Brown, Desmond Doss, and Heinrich Harrer.

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Among people born in United States, Gerald Ford ranks 109 out of 18,182Before him are Edwin Hubble (1889), Debbie Reynolds (1932), Milton Friedman (1912), Rosa Parks (1913), Barack Obama (1961), and Nicolas Cage (1964). After him are Douglas MacArthur (1880), Bhumibol Adulyadej (1927), Lyndon B. Johnson (1908), Dustin Hoffman (1937), Katharine Hepburn (1907), and Jackson Pollock (1912).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Gerald Ford ranks 25Before him are Al Gore (1948), Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890), Theodore Roosevelt (1858), Woodrow Wilson (1856), Bill Clinton (1946), and Barack Obama (1961). After him are Bhumibol Adulyadej (1927), Lyndon B. Johnson (1908), Sitting Bull (1831), John Adams (1735), Herbert Hoover (1874), and James Monroe (1758).