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Jerry Brown

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Edmund Gerald Brown Jr. (born April 7, 1938) is an American lawyer, author, and politician who served as the 34th and 39th governor of California from 1975 to 1983 and 2011 to 2019. A member of the Democratic Party, he was elected Secretary of State of California in 1970; Brown later served as Mayor of Oakland from 1999 to 2007 and Attorney General of California from 2007 to 2011. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jerry Brown has received more than 6,882,522 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Jerry Brown is the 1,092nd most popular politician (down from 831st in 2019), the 319th most popular biography from United States (down from 259th in 2019) and the 44th most popular American Politician.

Jerry Brown is most famous for being the governor of California from 1975 to 1983 and then again from 2011 to 2019. Brown has been a lifelong Democrat and has served as a mayor, state attorney general, and governor.

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Among politicians, Jerry Brown ranks 1,092 out of 15,577Before him are Dagobert I, John I of Portugal, Ivan Mazepa, John III of Portugal, Basil I, and Scipio Aemilianus. After him are Theodoric the Great, Sunjo of Joseon, Klement Gottwald, Hassan Rouhani, Afonso V of Portugal, and Constans II.

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Among people born in 1938, Jerry Brown ranks 21Before him are Paul Verhoeven, Christopher Lloyd, Alberto Fujimori, Anthony Giddens, Jean Seberg, and Alpha Condé. After him are Natalie Wood, Luis Aragonés, Rod Laver, Giuliano Gemma, Mireille Darc, and Klaus Schwab.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jerry Brown ranks 319 out of 18,182Before him are Napoleon Hill (1883), John Stith Pemberton (1831), Philip Roth (1933), Buffalo Bill (1846), George S. Patton (1885), and William Henry Harrison (1773). After him are Natalie Wood (1938), Barbara McClintock (1902), James Buchanan (1791), Carl David Anderson (1905), O. Henry (1862), and Barry Barish (1936).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Jerry Brown ranks 44Before him are Benjamin Harrison (1833), Andrew Johnson (1808), George Marshall (1880), Grover Cleveland (1837), Warren G. Harding (1865), and William Henry Harrison (1773). After him are James Buchanan (1791), Dick Cheney (1941), William Jennings Bryan (1860), James A. Garfield (1831), Jefferson Davis (1808), and Zachary Taylor (1784).

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