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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 had previously served as the 37th vice president from 1961 to 1963 under President John F. Kennedy, and was sworn in shortly after Kennedy's assassination. A Democrat from Texas, Johnson also served as a U.S. representative, U.S. senator and the Senate's majority leader. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lyndon B. Johnson has received more than 27,019,354 page views. His biography is available in 135 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 127 in 2019). Lyndon B. Johnson is the 385th most popular politician (down from 306th in 2019), the 112th most popular biography from United States (down from 101st in 2019) and the 27th 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 385 out of 15,577Before him are Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor, Decius, Willy Brandt, Alcibiades, Pompey, and Taejo of Joseon. After him are Selim III, Malik-Shah I, Henry II of England, Mahmud I, Kangxi Emperor, and Indira Gandhi.

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Among people born in 1908, Lyndon B. Johnson ranks 9Before him are Abraham Maslow, James Stewart, Salvador Allende, Enver Hoxha, Claude Lévi-Strauss, and Herbert von Karajan. After him are Otto Skorzeny, Ian Fleming, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Olivier Messiaen, Lev Landau, and Maurice Merleau-Ponty. Among people deceased in 1973, Lyndon B. Johnson ranks 8Before him are J. R. R. Tolkien, Bruce Lee, Pablo Neruda, Salvador Allende, David Ben-Gurion, and Erich von Manstein. After him are Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden, Fulgencio Batista, Pearl S. Buck, Ivan Konev, Hans Kelsen, and İsmet İnönü.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lyndon B. Johnson ranks 112 out of 18,182Before him are Rosa Parks (1913), Barack Obama (1961), Nicolas Cage (1964), Gerald Ford (1913), Douglas MacArthur (1880), and Bhumibol Adulyadej (1927). After him are Dustin Hoffman (1937), Katharine Hepburn (1907), Jackson Pollock (1912), Frank Lloyd Wright (1867), Carl Rogers (1902), and Madonna (1958).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Lyndon B. Johnson ranks 27Before him are Theodore Roosevelt (1858), Woodrow Wilson (1856), Bill Clinton (1946), Barack Obama (1961), Gerald Ford (1913), and Bhumibol Adulyadej (1927). After him are Sitting Bull (1831), John Adams (1735), Herbert Hoover (1874), James Monroe (1758), James Madison (1751), and Andrew Jackson (1767).