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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 the 36th president of the United States, in office from 1963 to 1969. He served as the 37th vice president from 1961 to 1963 and assumed the presidency following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. A Democrat from Texas, Johnson was also a United States representative and later majority leader in the United States Senate. Johnson is one of only four people to have served, at various times, in all four federal elected positions.Born in a farmhouse 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 21,709,629 page views. His biography is available in 127 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 122 in 2019). Lyndon B. Johnson is the 306th most popular politician (up from 320th in 2019), the 101st most popular biography from United States (down from 95th in 2019) and the 23rd 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

Among politicians, Lyndon B. Johnson ranks 306 out of 15,710Before him are Joachim von Ribbentrop, Hu Jintao, Constantine XI Palaiologos, Galba, Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor, and Jawaharlal Nehru. After him are Alexander Dubček, Philip IV of Spain, Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor, Edward IV of England, Ferdinand I of Austria, and Louis XI of France.

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Contemporaries

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

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lyndon B. Johnson ranks 101 out of 15,968Before him are Michael Douglas (1944), Edwin Hubble (1889), Samuel Morse (1791), Jesse Owens (1913), Jackson Pollock (1912), and Frank Lloyd Wright (1867). After him are Joan Baez (1941), Gerald Ford (1913), Bhumibol Adulyadej (1927), Chuck Norris (1940), Francis Ford Coppola (1939), and Harrison Ford (1942).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Lyndon B. Johnson ranks 23Before him are Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890), Al Gore (1948), George H. W. Bush (1924), Joe Biden (1942), Theodore Roosevelt (1858), and Bill Clinton (1946). After him are Gerald Ford (1913), Bhumibol Adulyadej (1927), Sitting Bull (1831), Barack Obama (1961), Woodrow Wilson (1856), and John Tyler (1790).