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 the early 1970s; 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 6,134,324 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Jerry Brown is the 832nd most popular politician (up from 858th in 2019), the 259th most popular biography from United States (down from 249th in 2019) and the 39th 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 832 out of 15,710Before him are Dilma Rousseff, Ancus Marcius, Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Justinian II, Jiaqing Emperor, and Gro Harlem Brundtland. After him are John V Palaiologos, Jalal ad-Din Mingburnu, Wangari Maathai, Eleanor of Austria, Childeric III, and Anastasios II.

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Among people born in 1938, Jerry Brown ranks 13Before him are Adriano Celentano, Jon Voight, Queen Sofía of Spain, Farah Pahlavi, Christopher Lloyd, and Nico. After him are Anthony Giddens, Alberto Fujimori, Islam Karimov, Joe Dassin, Luis Aragonés, and Vladimir Vysotsky.

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Among people born in United States, Jerry Brown ranks 259 out of 15,968Before him are Oliver Hardy (1892), O. Henry (1862), Arthur Miller (1915), Burt Lancaster (1913), Jesse James (1847), and Rita Hayworth (1918). After him are Colonel Sanders (1890), Jack Kerouac (1922), J. Edgar Hoover (1895), Charles Francis Richter (1900), O. J. Simpson (1947), and Desmond Doss (1919).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Jerry Brown ranks 39Before him are George Marshall (1880), Herbert Hoover (1874), James Monroe (1758), Benjamin Harrison (1833), Andrew Jackson (1767), and Dick Cheney (1941). After him are William Henry Harrison (1773), William Jennings Bryan (1860), William Howard Taft (1857), James Madison (1751), Zachary Taylor (1784), and Grover Cleveland (1837).

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