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John McCain

1936 - 2018

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John Sidney McCain III (August 29, 1936 – August 25, 2018) was an American politician and United States Navy officer who served as a United States senator from 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 30,708,710 page views. His biography is available in 105 different languages on Wikipedia. John McCain is the 1,109th most popular politician (down from 1,095th in 2019), the most popular biography from Panama 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 1,109 out of 15,577Before him are Yu the Great, James Buchanan, Thutmose IV, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Stephen III of Moldavia, and Constantine V. After him are Gustáv Husák, Chongzhen Emperor, Probus, Michael I Rangabe, Jianwen Emperor, and Andrei Zhdanov.

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Among people born in 1936, John McCain ranks 14Before him are Ursula Andress, Amancio Ortega, Ken Loach, Andrei Chikatilo, Valery Legasov, and Mikhail Tal. After him are Barry Barish, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, Robert Woodrow Wilson, David Carradine, Barack Obama Sr., and F. W. de Klerk. Among people deceased in 2018, John McCain ranks 15Before him are Miloš Forman, Bernardo Bertolucci, Charles K. Kao, Amos Oz, Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark, and Philip Roth. After him are Paul Bocuse, Isao Takahata, Stephen Hillenburg, France Gall, Burt Reynolds, and Peter Grünberg.

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Among people born in Panama, John McCain ranks 1 out of 66After him are Manuel Noriega (1934), Carlos Fuentes (1928), Edward A. Murphy Jr. (1918), Omar Torrijos (1929), Roberto Durán (1951), Rubén Blades (1948), Billy Cobham (1944), Miguel Bosé (1956), Diego de Almagro II (1520), Guillermo Endara (1936), and Laurentino Cortizo (1953).


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

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