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Gerald Ford

1913 - 2006

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Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. (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 August 1974 to January 1977. Ford previously served as the 40th vice president of the United States from December 1973 to August 1974. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gerald Ford has received more than 16,808,928 page views. His biography is available in 128 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 125 in 2019). Gerald Ford is the 314th most popular politician (up from 380th in 2019), the 103rd most popular biography from United States (up from 117th in 2019) and the 24th 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

Among politicians, Gerald Ford ranks 314 out of 15,710. Before him are Philip IV of Spain, Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor, Edward IV of England, Ferdinand I of Austria, Louis XI of France, and Kangxi Emperor. After him are Djoser, Qianlong Emperor, Philip V of Spain, Tolui, Bhumibol Adulyadej, and Charles II of Spain.

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Contemporaries

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

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gerald Ford ranks 103 out of 15,968. Before him are Samuel Morse (1791), Jesse Owens (1913), Jackson Pollock (1912), Frank Lloyd Wright (1867), Lyndon B. Johnson (1908), and Joan Baez (1941). After him are Bhumibol Adulyadej (1927), Chuck Norris (1940), Francis Ford Coppola (1939), Harrison Ford (1942), David Rockefeller (1915), and Isadora Duncan (1877).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Gerald Ford ranks 24Before him are Al Gore (1948), George H. W. Bush (1924), Joe Biden (1942), Theodore Roosevelt (1858), Bill Clinton (1946), and Lyndon B. Johnson (1908). After him are Bhumibol Adulyadej (1927), Sitting Bull (1831), Barack Obama (1961), Woodrow Wilson (1856), John Tyler (1790), and Bernie Sanders (1941).