Lyndon B. Johnson

1908 - 1973

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Lyndon Baines Johnson (; August 27, 1908 – January 22, 1973), often referred to by his initials LBJ, was an American politician who served as the 36th president of the United States from 1963 to 1969. He became president after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, under whom he had served as the 37th vice president from 1961 to 1963. A Democrat from Texas, Johnson also served as a U.S. representative and U.S. senator. Born in Stonewall, Texas, Johnson worked as a high school teacher and a congressional aide before winning election to the U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lyndon B. Johnson has received more than 31,152,148 page views. His biography is available in 143 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 135 in 2019). Lyndon B. Johnson is the 335th most popular politician (up from 382nd in 2019), the 101st most popular biography from United States (up from 112th in 2019) and the 30th most popular American Politician.

Lyndon B. Johnson was the 36th president of the United States, serving from 1963 to 1969. He is best known for his passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

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Among politicians, Lyndon B. Johnson ranks 335 out of 19,576Before him are Ahmed III, Park Chung-hee, Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor, Cardinal Mazarin, Qianlong Emperor, and Joachim von Ribbentrop. After him are Mehmed V, Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor, Edward VI of England, Raúl Castro, Louis XVIII of France, and Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor.

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Among people born in 1908, Lyndon B. Johnson ranks 9Before him are Bette Davis, James Stewart, Enver Hoxha, Oskar Schindler, Abraham Maslow, and Edward Teller. After him are Herbert von Karajan, Claude Lévi-Strauss, Otto Skorzeny, Lev Landau, Olivier Messiaen, and John Bardeen. Among people deceased in 1973, Lyndon B. Johnson ranks 9Before him are Bruce Lee, David Ben-Gurion, Salvador Allende, Pablo Neruda, Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden, and Erich von Manstein. After him are Fulgencio Batista, Abebe Bikila, Hans Kelsen, İsmet İnönü, Walter Ulbricht, and J. Hans D. Jensen.

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Among people born in United States, Lyndon B. Johnson ranks 101 out of 20,380Before him are Gerald Ford (1913), John Jay (1745), Harrison Ford (1942), Warren Buffett (1930), Bob Dylan (1941), and Crazy Horse (1840). After him are Frank Sinatra (1915), Nicolas Cage (1964), Vin Diesel (1967), Jimi Hendrix (1942), Jim Morrison (1943), and John Dewey (1859).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Lyndon B. Johnson ranks 30Before him are George H. W. Bush (1924), Bill Clinton (1946), Theodore Roosevelt (1858), Woodrow Wilson (1856), Gerald Ford (1913), and Crazy Horse (1840). After him are Bhumibol Adulyadej (1927), Barack Obama (1961), John Adams (1735), James Monroe (1758), Herbert Hoover (1874), and Sitting Bull (1831).