Nelson Rockefeller

1908 - 1979

Nelson Rockefeller

Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller (July 8, 1908 – January 26, 1979) was an American businessman and politician who served as the 41st vice president of the United States from 1974 to 1977, and previously as the 49th governor of New York from 1959 to 1973. He also served as assistant secretary of State for American Republic Affairs for Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman (1944–1945) as well as under secretary of Health, Education and Welfare under Dwight D. Eisenhower from 1953 to 1954. A grandson of billionaire John D. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nelson Rockefeller has received more than 4,229,137 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,064th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Nelson Rockefeller ranks 2,050 out of 14,801Before him are Wang Jingwei, Álmos, James III of Scotland, Sigismund of Burgundy, Jacob Zuma, and Archduke Maximilian Francis of Austria. After him are Anne Neville, Wen Jiabao, Richard of York, 3rd Duke of York, Porus, Géza I of Hungary, and Hans Luther.

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Among people born in 1908, Nelson Rockefeller ranks 32Before him are Balthus, Manoel de Oliveira, Amon Göth, David Oistrakh, David Lean, and Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. After him are John Kenneth Galbraith, William Saroyan, Carole Lombard, Werner von Haeften, Józef Gosławski, and Günther Prien. Among people deceased in 1979, Nelson Rockefeller ranks 18Before him are Hanna Reitsch, Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Hafizullah Amin, Ludvík Svoboda, Agostinho Neto, and Sid Vicious. After him are Shin'ichirō Tomonaga, Bertil Ohlin, Wilhelm Bittrich, Jean Seberg, Reinhard Gehlen, and Werner Forssmann.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Nelson Rockefeller ranks 638 out of 12,171Before him are Hugh Everett III (1930), Gilbert N. Lewis (1875), Margaret Keane (1927), Raymond Davis Jr. (1914), William Holden (1918), and Walter Matthau (1920). After him are Robert Coleman Richardson (1937), L. Ron Hubbard (1911), John Searle (1932), Thomas Harris (1940), Percy Spencer (1894), and Rod Steiger (1925).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Nelson Rockefeller ranks 66Before him are Ted Kennedy (1932), John Kerry (1943), Sarah Palin (1964), Kamehameha I (1758), Donald Rumsfeld (1932), and Chester A. Arthur (1829). After him are Colin Powell (1937), Eliot Ness (1903), Boris Johnson (1964), Joseph McCarthy (1908), Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. (1888), and John Sherman (1823).