Leon Panetta

1938 - Today

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Leon Edward Panetta (born June 28, 1938) is an American Democratic Party politician who has served in several different public office positions, including the Secretary of Defense, Director of the CIA, White House Chief of Staff, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and as a U.S. Representative from California. Panetta was a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1977 to 1993. He served under President Bill Clinton as Director of the Office of Management and Budget from 1993 to 1994 and as White House Chief of Staff from 1994 to 1997. He co-founded the Panetta Institute for Public Policy in 1997 and served as a Distinguished Scholar to Chancellor Charles B. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leon Panetta has received more than 2,609,943 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Leon Panetta is the 9,464th most popular politician (down from 8,760th in 2019), the 3,588th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,045th in 2019) and the 221st most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Leon Panetta ranks 9,464 out of 15,710Before him are Alfonso Fróilaz, Kåre Willoch, Tufuga Efi, Anwon of Goguryeo, S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike, and Alimardan Topchubashov. After him are Lars Korvald, Titu Maiorescu, Ben Ferencz, Imyremeshaw, Theodore Eustace, Count Palatine of Sulzbach, and Francis I Rákóczi.

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Among people born in 1938, Leon Panetta ranks 215Before him are Zbigniew Religa, Moshe Safdie, Karin Balzer, Freddie Hubbard, Ralph Bakshi, and Tufuga Efi. After him are Juraj Jakubisko, Spencer Johnson, Richard Anthony, Tiziano Terzani, James Farentino, and Juan Carlos Wasmosy.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Leon Panetta ranks 3,588 out of 15,968Before him are Joyce Meyer (1943), Christopher Meloni (1961), Lauren Hutton (1943), Seymour Cray (1925), Wallace Beery (1885), and Erik Estrada (1949). After him are Camille Paglia (1947), John Stamos (1963), George Seaton (1911), Jordan Rudess (1956), Charles W. Fairbanks (1852), and Monica Potter (1971).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Leon Panetta ranks 221Before him are John Podesta (1949), Charles Curtis (1860), Joseph Jenkins Roberts (1809), George Koval (1913), Dwight F. Davis (1879), and John C. Breckinridge (1821). After him are Charles W. Fairbanks (1852), Spotted Elk (1826), Lunalilo (1835), Robert Gates (1943), William Joseph Simmons (1880), and George McGovern (1922).