Gordon B. Hinckley

1910 - 2008

Gordon B. Hinckley

Gordon Bitner Hinckley (June 23, 1910 – January 27, 2008) was an American religious leader and author who served as the 15th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from March 1995 until his death in January 2008 at age 97. Considered a prophet, seer, and revelator by church members, Hinckley was the oldest person to preside over the church in its history.Hinckley's presidency was noted for the building of temples, with more than half of existing temples being built under his leadership. He also oversaw the reconstruction of the Nauvoo Illinois Temple and the building of the 21,000 seat Conference Center. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gordon B. Hinckley has received more than 609,786 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 12,294th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Gordon B. Hinckley ranks 12,198 out of 14,801Before him are Salim Idris, Oscar Temaru, Dipendra of Nepal, Lee Hae-chan, William Neville, 1st Earl of Kent, and Nagamichi Kuroda. After him are Gopala I, Henry Cabot Lodge Jr., Franco Marini, Wallace Fard Muhammad, Alphonso Taft, and Jaime de Marichalar.

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Among people born in 1910, Gordon B. Hinckley ranks 218Before him are Ramón Zabalo, William Schuman, Aldo Donati, George Kojac, Jack Shea, and Jane Wyatt. After him are Peter Hirt, John Hammond, Mae Clarke, Nathan Jacobson, Arthur Hunnicutt, and Anita Page. Among people deceased in 2008, Gordon B. Hinckley ranks 210Before him are Frederick Seitz, René Harris, Ollie Johnston, Jo Stafford, Valentin Bubukin, and John List. After him are Elizabeth Spriggs, Randy Pausch, Neal Hefti, Judah Folkman, Tom Lantos, and Ai Iijima.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gordon B. Hinckley ranks 6,250 out of 12,171Before him are Ann Dowd (1956), Larry Linville (1939), June Foray (1917), Bill Nye (1955), Jane Wyatt (1910), and Walter Reed (1851). After him are Steven R. Nagel (1946), Marc Ribot (1954), Christopher Paolini (1983), Richard Masur (1948), Marsden Hartley (1877), and Fats Navarro (null).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Gordon B. Hinckley ranks 414Before him are David Dinkins (1927), Lucy Webb Hayes (1831), William H. Crawford (1772), Richard Olney (1835), Edwin Stanton (1814), and Ignatius L. Donnelly (1831). After him are Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. (1902), Alphonso Taft (1810), Robert R. Livingston (null), Gouverneur Morris (1752), John W. Snow (1939), and Jeremiah S. Black (1810).