Pete Wilson

1933 - Today

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Peter Barton Wilson (born August 23, 1933) is an American attorney and politician who served as a United States senator from California from 1983 to 1991 and as the 36th governor of California from 1991 to 1999. A member of the Republican Party, he also served as the 29th mayor of San Diego from 1971 to 1983. Born in Lake Forest, Illinois, Wilson graduated from the UC Berkeley School of Law after serving in the United States Marine Corps. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pete Wilson has received more than 1,482,923 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Pete Wilson is the 16,399th most popular politician (down from 15,580th in 2019), the 9,739th most popular biography from United States (up from 10,368th in 2019) and the 629th most popular American Politician.

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  • 1.5M

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  • 43.97

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.70

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.25

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Pete Wilsons by language

Over the past year Pete Wilson has had the most page views in the with 175,990 views, followed by Spanish (3,509), and German (3,190). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Spanish (324.82%), Hungarian (38.38%), and Egyptian Arabic (34.52%)


Among politicians, Pete Wilson ranks 16,405 out of 19,576Before him are Lester Bird, Eladio Herrera, István Tarlós, Albert Reynolds, Archibald Campbell, 1st Marquess of Argyll, Erwin Teufel, Randa Kassis, Marita Petersen, Mário da Graça Machungo, Sir William Johnson, 1st Baronet, Lucina Hagman, and Tatyana Averina.

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Among people born in 1933, Pete Wilson ranks 463Before him are Anita Gradin, Daniel Massey, Milena Hübschmannová, Lou Albano, Michael Parenti, and Janusz Sidło. After him are Jonathan Penrose, Raúl Sánchez, David Storey, Jean Boiteux, Thérèse Steinmetz, and Penelope Lively.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Pete Wilson ranks 9,739 out of 20,380Before him are David Koechner (1962), Eric Bischoff (1955), Daniel Cormier (1979), Patti Davis (1952), Mort Walker (1923), and Claire Windsor (1892). After him are Georgia Coleman (1912), Christian Serratos (1990), Michael Landau (1958), Reginald Arvizu (1969), Cobi Jones (1970), and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (1896).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Pete Wilson ranks 629Before him are George Hearst (1820), Kathy Hochul (1958), Stanley Wagner (1908), Daniel Patrick Moynihan (1927), John Nelson (1791), and Lester Bird (1938). After him are Nicholas Katzenbach (1922), Thomas F. Bayard (1828), George Washington Goethals (1858), Edward James Roye (1815), Leonard Wood (1860), and Peter G. Peterson (1926).