Laura Bush

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Laura Lane Welch Bush (born November 4, 1946) is an American educator who served as the first lady of the United States from 2001 to 2009 as the wife of George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the United States. Bush previously served as the first lady of Texas from 1995 to 2000. Born in Midland, Texas, Bush graduated from Southern Methodist University in 1968 with a bachelor's degree in education, and took a job as a second grade teacher. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Laura Bush has received more than 6,720,067 page views. Her biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 67 in 2019). Laura Bush is the 3,491st most popular politician (down from 2,891st in 2019), the 1,102nd most popular biography from United States (down from 945th in 2019) and the 91st most popular American Politician.

Laura Bush is most famous for being the wife of George W. Bush, the 43rd President of the United States. She was First Lady from 2001 to 2009.

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Among politicians, Laura Bush ranks 3,491 out of 19,576Before her are Princess Louise of Belgium, Pak Pong-ju, Archidamus II, Chang Myon, Miguel Díaz-Canel, and Bounnhang Vorachith. After her are Choe Yong-rim, Nzinga of Ndongo and Matamba, Theobald II of Navarre, Emperor Tenji, Moncef Marzouki, and Pekahiah.

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Among people born in 1946, Laura Bush ranks 91Before her are Brian Cox, Daniel Goleman, Ed O'Neill, John Paul Jones, John Heard, and Janet Yellen. After her are Peter Singer, Yonatan Netanyahu, Stefania Sandrelli, Semion Mogilevich, Steve Biko, and Paul L. Modrich.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Laura Bush ranks 1,102 out of 20,380Before her are Joanne Woodward (1930), Betty White (1922), Stephen Covey (1932), Dean Reed (1938), Linda McCartney (1941), and Richard Thaler (1945). After her are Robert Vaughn (1932), Idina Menzel (1971), Andrew S. Tanenbaum (1944), George Jung (1942), Mary Ainsworth (1913), and Richard Serra (1939).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Laura Bush ranks 91Before her are Éamon de Valera (1882), Frank B. Kellogg (1856), Jack Kemp (1935), Dred Scott (1795), Janet Yellen (1946), and Mike Pence (1959). After her are Meir Kahane (1932), Andrew Dickson White (1832), Gina Haspel (1956), Lloyd Austin (1953), Susan Wojcicki (1968), and George Papandreou (1952).