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 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 505,523 page views. Her biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Jeane Kirkpatrick is the 12,658th most popular politician (down from 12,056th in 2019), the 6,651st most popular biography from United States (down from 6,050th in 2019) and the 421st most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Jeane Kirkpatrick ranks 12,658 out of 15,710Before her are Owen D. Young, Theo-Ben Gurirab, Mithridates II of Commagene, Polites, José Graziano da Silva, and George Ariyoshi. After her are Bill Bradley, Grisha Filipov, Ion Ciubuc, Miguel Ángel Moratinos, Natalia Kuchinskaya, and John Abbott.

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Among people born in 1926, Jeane Kirkpatrick ranks 318Before her are Joe Paterno, Bill Black, Conrad Hall, Raaj Kumar, Uttam Kumar, and George Ariyoshi. After her are Egisto Pandolfini, Ken Olsen, Metaksia Simonyan, George C. Williams, Bob Falkenburg, and Garret FitzGerald. Among people deceased in 2006, Jeane Kirkpatrick ranks 228Before her are Frank Beyer, Peter Osgood, Barnard Hughes, György Faludy, Gösta Löfgren, and Kenneth Lay. After her are Tihomir Ognjanov, Ondina Valla, Francisco Fernández Ochoa, Valentin Muratov, Teresa Ciepły, and Proof.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jeane Kirkpatrick ranks 6,651 out of 15,968Before her are Jesse Williams (1981), Stephen Root (1951), Matthew Gray Gubler (1980), José Graziano da Silva (1949), George Ariyoshi (1926), and Spud Webb (1963). After her are Bill Bradley (1943), Albert Dekker (1905), James Quinn (1906), Rob Van Dam (1970), Kelly Madison (1967), and Robin Givens (1964).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Jeane Kirkpatrick ranks 421Before her are Edwin Stanton (1814), John Boehner (1949), James G. Blaine (1830), Owen D. Young (1874), José Graziano da Silva (1949), and George Ariyoshi (1926). After her are Bill Bradley (1943), Richard Lugar (1932), Elliott Abrams (1948), J. William Fulbright (1905), Mirabeau B. Lamar (1798), and Amy Klobuchar (1960).