Patrick M. Shanahan

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Patrick Michael Shanahan (born June 27, 1962) is a former United States federal government official who served as acting U.S. Secretary of Defense in 2019. President Donald Trump appointed Shanahan to the role after the resignation of Retired General James N. Mattis. Shanahan served as Deputy Secretary of Defense from 2017 to 2019. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Patrick M. Shanahan has received more than 1,200,953 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Patrick M. Shanahan is the 13,888th most popular politician (down from 12,853rd in 2019), the 9,163rd most popular biography from United States (down from 7,628th in 2019) and the 602nd most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Patrick M. Shanahan ranks 13,888 out of 15,710Before him are John Ballance, Peyton Randolph, Māris Gailis, Silke Möller, Paul Radmilovic, and Klaus Tschütscher. After him are Neil Kinnock, Arta Dade, Anne-Marie Lizin, Solvita Āboltiņa, Ruth First, and Francis James Child.

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Among people born in 1962, Patrick M. Shanahan ranks 341Before him are Jeff Young, Erik Thorstvedt, Nicholas Lea, Volker Weidler, Sri Mulyani, and Jure Franko. After him are Craig Ferguson, Amina Annabi, Guy Pratt, Antony de Ávila, Al Pitrelli, and Anvar Chingizoglu.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Patrick M. Shanahan ranks 9,163 out of 15,968Before him are Damon Runyon (1880), Jim Gordon (1945), Shy Love (1978), Macklemore (1983), Donna D'Errico (1968), and Bill Holland (1907). After him are Dan Henderson (1970), J. Carrol Naish (1896), Harriet Bland (1915), Leatrice Joy (1893), Bob Schul (1937), and Edward Egan (1932).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Patrick M. Shanahan ranks 602Before him are Ted Stevens (1923), Payne Stewart (1957), Elliot Richardson (1920), Eric Holder (1951), Philip Schuyler (1733), and Peyton Randolph (1721). After him are Francis James Child (1825), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (1989), Michael D. Griffin (1949), Nathaniel P. Banks (1816), Tipper Gore (1948), and Fred M. Vinson (1890).