Janet Yellen

1946 - Today

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Janet Louise Yellen (born August 13, 1946) is an American economist serving as the 78th United States secretary of the treasury since January 26, 2021. She previously served as the 15th chair of the Federal Reserve from 2014 to 2018. She is the first woman to hold either post, and has also led the White House Council of Economic Advisers. Born and raised in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, Yellen graduated from Brown University in 1967 and earned a Ph.D. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Janet Yellen has received more than 7,623,841 page views. Her biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). Janet Yellen is the 3,440th most popular politician (up from 4,558th in 2019), the 1,084th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,533rd in 2019) and the 89th most popular American Politician.

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  • 7.6M

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  • 62.09

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  • 63

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.96

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.62

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Janet Yellens by language

Over the past year Janet Yellen has had the most page views in the with 1,000,513 views, followed by Chinese (93,818), and Japanese (59,901). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Esperanto (1,622.73%), Azerbaijani (149.34%), and Cantonese (119.46%)


Among politicians, Janet Yellen ranks 3,440 out of 19,576Before her are Herbert Backe, Di Renjie, Lu Xun, Ana Pauker, Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, and Marcus Atilius Regulus. After her are Cao Mao, H. H. Asquith, Idomeneus of Crete, Mike Pence, Anatoly Lunacharsky, and Salome Alexandra.

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Among people born in 1946, Janet Yellen ranks 90Before her are Howard Shore, Brian Cox, Daniel Goleman, Ed O'Neill, John Paul Jones, and John Heard. After her are Laura Bush, Peter Singer, Yonatan Netanyahu, Stefania Sandrelli, Semion Mogilevich, and Steve Biko.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Janet Yellen ranks 1,084 out of 20,380Before her are David Caruso (1956), Joseph Erlanger (1874), Timothy McVeigh (1968), John Heard (1946), John Vincent Atanasoff (1903), and Piper Laurie (1932). After her are Mike Pence (1959), Harvey J. Alter (1935), Wesley Snipes (1962), David Soul (1943), E. Donnall Thomas (1920), and Carl Woese (1928).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Janet Yellen ranks 89Before her are Barbara Bush (1925), Condoleezza Rice (1954), Éamon de Valera (1882), Frank B. Kellogg (1856), Jack Kemp (1935), and Dred Scott (1795). After her are Mike Pence (1959), Laura Bush (1946), Meir Kahane (1932), Andrew Dickson White (1832), Gina Haspel (1956), and Lloyd Austin (1953).