John O. Brennan

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John Owen Brennan (born September 22, 1955) is a former American intelligence officer who served as the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) from March 2013 to January 2017. He served as chief counterterrorism advisor to U.S. President Barack Obama, with the title Deputy National Security Advisor for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, and Assistant to the President. Previously, he advised Obama on foreign policy and intelligence issues during the 2008 election campaign and presidential transition.Brennan withdrew his name from consideration for Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) during the first Obama administration over concerns about his support for torture, after defending on TV the transferring of terror suspects to countries where they might be tortured while serving under President George W. Bush. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John O. Brennan has received more than 3,333,097 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. John O. Brennan is the 14,290th most popular politician (down from 13,235th in 2019), the 10,249th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,650th in 2019) and the 703rd most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, John O. Brennan ranks 14,290 out of 15,710Before him are Alexey Ulyukaev, Adolphe Muzito, Andrea Bargnani, Tom Foley, Jan Zahradil, and Robert Bork. After him are Mountstuart Elphinstone, Ellis Clarke, Robert Biedroń, Chris Christie, Dmytro Yarosh, and Ken Dryden.

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Among people born in 1955, John O. Brennan ranks 427Before him are Tracy Hickman, Steven M. Greer, Geoffrey Hull, Klas Östergren, Élie Baup, and Stéphane Dion. After him are Joel Surnow, Diana Scarwid, Jim Montgomery, Marek Dziuba, Melody Anderson, and Natalya Petrusyova.

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Among people born in United States, John O. Brennan ranks 10,249 out of 15,968Before him are Mike Kelley (1954), Joan Severance (1958), Tom Foley (1929), Louise Glück (1943), Robert Bork (1927), and Marc Blucas (1972). After him are Chris Wood (1988), Peter Erskine (1954), Mary-Claire King (1946), Susan Saint James (1946), William Stevenson (1900), and Carole Bayer Sager (1947).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, John O. Brennan ranks 703Before him are Jim Webb (1946), Harry Hines Woodring (1887), Robert J. Bentley (1943), John C. Stennis (1901), Tom Foley (1929), and Robert Bork (1927). After him are Chris Christie (1962), John J. Sullivan (1959), James H. Billington (1929), Henry M. Jackson (1912), John Canfield Spencer (1788), and Levi Woodbury (1789).

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