Jim Mattis

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James Norman Mattis (born September 8, 1950) is a retired United States Marine Corps four-star general who served as the 26th US secretary of defense from January 2017 to January 2019. During his 44 years in the Marine Corps, he commanded forces in the Persian Gulf War, the War in Afghanistan, and the Iraq War. Mattis was commissioned in the Marine Corps through the Naval Reserve Officers' Training Corps after graduating from Central Washington University. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jim Mattis has received more than 4,559,315 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Jim Mattis is the 1,143rd most popular politician (up from 1,308th in 2019), the 362nd most popular biography from United States (up from 393rd in 2019) and the 51st most popular American Politician.

Jim Mattis is a retired United States Marine Corps general who served as the 26th United States Secretary of Defense from January 2017 to December 2018. He is best known for his service as the 11th Commander of United States Central Command from 2010 to 2013, and as the Commander of United States Joint Forces Command from 2007 to 2009.

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Among politicians, Jim Mattis ranks 1,143 out of 15,710Before him are Michael VII Doukas, Emperor Wen of Sui, Tokhtamysh, Aristide Briand, As-Saffah, and Valdemar I of Denmark. After him are Karl Haushofer, Rashid-al-Din Hamadani, Damocles, False Dmitry I, Anna of Austria, Queen of Spain, and Gustav Stresemann.

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Among people born in 1950, Jim Mattis ranks 6Before him are Zaha Hadid, Jay Leno, Agnetha Fältskog, Stevie Wonder, and Abdullah Gül. After him are Viktor Yanukovych, Goran Bregović, Steve Wozniak, Vicente del Bosque, Bill Murray, and Anne, Princess Royal.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jim Mattis ranks 362 out of 15,968Before him are Ted Kaczynski (1942), Isaac Singer (1811), P. T. Barnum (1810), John Quincy Adams (1767), Robert Johnson (1911), and Claude Shannon (1916). After him are Zodiac Killer (1940), Herbert A. Simon (1916), Jimmy Hoffa (1913), Philip Roth (1933), Robert E. Lee (1807), and Margaret Mead (1901).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Jim Mattis ranks 51Before him are Grover Cleveland (1837), Calvin Coolidge (1872), Andrew Johnson (1808), James A. Garfield (1831), Henry Clay (1777), and John Quincy Adams (1767). After him are Jefferson Davis (1808), James Buchanan (1791), Boris Johnson (1964), Crazy Horse (1840), Franklin Pierce (1804), and William McKinley (1843).