Michelle Obama

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Michelle LaVaughn Obama (née Robinson; born January 17, 1964) is an American attorney and author who served as the first lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017, being married to former president Barack Obama. Raised on the South Side of Chicago, Obama is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Law School. In her early legal career, she worked at the law firm Sidley Austin where she met her future husband. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michelle Obama has received more than 23,869,179 page views. Her biography is available in 104 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 100 in 2019). Michelle Obama is the 2,818th most popular politician (up from 3,191st in 2019), the 884th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,048th in 2019) and the 79th most popular American Politician.

Michelle Obama is most famous for being the wife of Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States. She is also a lawyer and a writer.

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Among politicians, Michelle Obama ranks 2,818 out of 19,576Before her are Ayaz Mutallibov, Arsinoe IV of Egypt, Demetrius II Nicator, Nicos Anastasiades, Berenice, and Norman Angell. After her are James III of Scotland, Emperor Go-Sai, Anastasio Somoza García, John, King of Denmark, Kārlis Ulmanis, and Manuel Godoy.

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Among people born in 1964, Michelle Obama ranks 24Before her are Michael Laudrup, Rocco Siffredi, Jack Ma, Ronnie Coleman, Klaus Ebner, and Nigel Farage. After her are Courteney Cox, Edi Rama, Gianluca Vialli, Duff McKagan, Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, and Carlos Ruiz Zafón.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Michelle Obama ranks 884 out of 20,380Before her are Ginger Rogers (1911), Steve Buscemi (1957), Norman Foster Ramsey Jr. (1915), Linda Hamilton (1956), John L. Hall (1934), and John Clauser (1942). After her are Clifford Geertz (1926), Winona Ryder (1971), Dizzy Gillespie (1917), Murray Gell-Mann (1929), Carole Lombard (1908), and John Holmes (1944).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Michelle Obama ranks 79Before her are Greg Abbott (1957), James E. Webb (1906), Ted Kennedy (1932), Michael Bloomberg (1942), Rudy Giuliani (1944), and John Sherman (1823). After her are Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. (1888), Lewis Strauss (1896), Jill Biden (1951), Barbara Bush (1925), Condoleezza Rice (1954), and Éamon de Valera (1882).