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Janet Yellen

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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 person to hold those positions having also led the White House Council of Economic Advisers and the first woman to hold either post. 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 6,253,043 page views. Her biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Janet Yellen is the 4,616th most popular politician (up from 5,810th in 2019), the 1,533rd most popular biography from United States (up from 2,018th in 2019) and the 100th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Janet Yellen ranks 4,616 out of 15,577Before her are Gabriel Bonnot de Mably, Charles III Philip, Elector Palatine, Fruela I of Asturias, Wallace Fard Muhammad, Christian I, Elector of Saxony, and Nicholas J. Spykman. After her are Kersti Kaljulaid, Louis I, Count of Flanders, Khabul Khan, Franz Ritter von Epp, Peter II of Sicily, and Sahib I Giray.

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Among people born in 1946, Janet Yellen ranks 107Before her are Steve Biko, Marilyn vos Savant, Aziz Sancar, Brian Cox, Robert J. Shiller, and Semion Mogilevich. After her are Marisa Paredes, Paul L. Modrich, Xanana Gusmão, François Bozizé, Alan Jones, and Gerard 't Hooft.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Janet Yellen ranks 1,533 out of 18,182Before her are Steve Ditko (1927), Peter Weller (1947), Fats Domino (1928), Richard Jordan Gatling (1818), Husband E. Kimmel (1882), and Beyoncé (1981). After her are Dorothy Malone (1924), Carson McCullers (1917), Richard F. Heck (1931), Robert B. Wilson (1937), Brad Dourif (1950), and Jennifer Garner (1972).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Janet Yellen ranks 100Before her are Red Cloud (1822), Charles G. Dawes (1865), Allen Dulles (1893), John Dickinson (1732), George Papandreou (1952), and Conrad Hilton (1887). After her are Chief Seattle (1786), William Walker (1824), Samuel Adams (1722), George Clinton (1739), Elijah Muhammad (1897), and Hiram Bingham III (1875).

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