John McCain

1936 - 2018

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John Sidney McCain III (August 29, 1936 – August 25, 2018) was an American politician, statesman, and United States Navy officer who served as a United States Senator for Arizona from 1987 until his death in 2018. He previously served two terms in the United States House of Representatives and was the Republican nominee for president of the United States in the 2008 election, which he lost to Barack Obama. McCain graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1958 and received a commission in the United States Navy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John McCain has received more than 29,754,894 page views. His biography is available in 105 different languages on Wikipedia. John McCain is the 1,096th most popular politician (up from 1,357th in 2019), the most popular biography from Panama (up from 2nd in 2019) and the most popular Panamanian Politician.

John McCain is most famous for being a navy pilot and prisoner of war during the Vietnam War. He was also the Republican nominee for president in 2008.

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Among politicians, John McCain ranks 1,096 out of 15,710Before him are Charles II, Archduke of Austria, Avitus, Daoguang Emperor, Frederick II of Denmark, Túpac Amaru, and Wang Mang. After him are Khalid of Saudi Arabia, Brennus, Emperor Yingzong of Ming, Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria, Harold Macmillan, and Patrice de MacMahon.

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Among people born in 1936, John McCain ranks 18Before him are Amancio Ortega, Mikhail Tal, Wilt Chamberlain, David Carradine, Barack Obama Sr., and Richard Bach. After him are F. W. de Klerk, Dennis Hopper, Robert Woodrow Wilson, Barry Barish, Glen Campbell, and Ursula Andress. Among people deceased in 2018, John McCain ranks 14Before him are Miloš Forman, Bernardo Bertolucci, Aretha Franklin, Amos Oz, Isao Takahata, and Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark. After him are Philip Roth, Paul Bocuse, Stephen Hillenburg, Peter Grünberg, Burt Reynolds, and Lys Assia.

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Among people born in Panama, John McCain ranks 1 out of 59After him are Manuel Noriega (1934), Carlos Fuentes (1928), Omar Torrijos (1929), Edward A. Murphy Jr. (1918), Roberto Durán (1951), Miguel Bosé (1956), Rubén Blades (1948), Billy Cobham (1944), Diego de Almagro II (1520), Jordana Brewster (1980), and Laurentino Cortizo (1953).


Among politicians born in Panama, John McCain ranks 1After him are Manuel Noriega (1934), Omar Torrijos (1929), Laurentino Cortizo (1953), Guillermo Endara (1936), Ricardo Martinelli (1952), Mireya Moscoso (1946), Arnulfo Arias (1901), Juan Carlos Varela (1963), Ricardo Maduro (1946), Eric Arturo Delvalle (1937), and Ernesto Pérez Balladares (1946).

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