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Jeane Kirkpatrick

1926 - 2006

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Jeane Duane Kirkpatrick (née Jordan; November 19, 1926 – December 7, 2006) was an American diplomat and political scientist who played a major role in the foreign policy of the Ronald Reagan administration. An ardent anticommunist, she was a longtime Democrat who became a neoconservative and switched to the Republican Party in 1985. After serving as Ronald Reagan's foreign policy adviser in his 1980 presidential campaign, she became the first woman to serve as United States Ambassador to the United Nations.She was known for the "Kirkpatrick Doctrine", which advocated supporting authoritarian regimes around the world if they went along with Washington's aims. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jeane Kirkpatrick has received more than 610,443 page views. Her biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Jeane Kirkpatrick is the 13,246th most popular politician (down from 12,637th in 2019), the 5,904th most popular biography from United States (up from 6,646th in 2019) and the 378th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Jeane Kirkpatrick ranks 13,246 out of 15,577Before her are Adrian Hasler, Sultan Ali Keshtmand, Oscar von Sydow, Pekka Haavisto, Carlos Anaya, and Habib Essid. After her are Kang Kyung-wha, William Christian Bullitt Jr., Jan P. Syse, Alexander Maltsev, Ernst Hoppenberg, and Hamad bin Thuwaini of Zanzibar.

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Among people born in 1926, Jeane Kirkpatrick ranks 281Before her are Ann Curtis, Dilhan Eryurt, Bob Falkenburg, Heinz Kwiatkowski, Ljubiša Spajić, and Fritz Schär. After her are Inna Makarova, George Robledo, Héctor Vilches, Raaj Kumar, Fritz Stern, and Rodolfo Pini. Among people deceased in 2006, Jeane Kirkpatrick ranks 210Before her are Gene Pitney, Betty Curtis, Paul Arizin, Lou Rawls, André Schwarz-Bart, and Rajkumar. After her are Wolfgang Unzicker, Alvin M. Weinberg, Candy Barr, Imrich Stacho, Elton Dean, and Hilde Domin.

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Among people born in United States, Jeane Kirkpatrick ranks 5,904 out of 18,182Before her are Bobo Brazil (1924), Rikky von Opel (1947), Verne Troyer (1969), James Lee Burke (1936), Betty Hutton (1921), and Jacob Epstein (1880). After her are Christy Turlington (1969), Milton Berle (1908), William Christian Bullitt Jr. (1891), Robert Preston (1918), Cesar Chavez (1927), and Hunter Biden (1970).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Jeane Kirkpatrick ranks 378Before her are Liao Zhongkai (1877), Walter Isaacson (1952), Abigail Fillmore (1798), Henry Lee III (1756), Mario Cuomo (1932), and Eliza McCardle Johnson (1810). After her are William Christian Bullitt Jr. (1891), Hunter Biden (1970), Gregg Toland (1904), Brent Scowcroft (1925), Honus Wagner (1874), and Joe Lieberman (1942).