Peter G. Peterson

1926 - 2018

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Peter George Peterson (June 5, 1926 – March 20, 2018) was an American investment banker who served as United States Secretary of Commerce from February 29, 1972, to February 1, 1973, under the Richard Nixon administration. Before serving as Secretary of Commerce, Peterson was also chairman and CEO of Bell & Howell from 1963 to 1971. From 1973 to 1984 he was chairman and CEO of Lehman Brothers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter G. Peterson has received more than 345,470 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Peter G. Peterson is the 15,691st most popular politician (down from 13,925th in 2019), the 9,385th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,341st in 2019) and the 607th most popular Politician.

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  • 16

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  • 3.19

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Among politicians, Peter G. Peterson ranks 15,691 out of 15,577Before him are Marco Rubio, Mzilikazi, Afonso Dhlakama, Andrea Chiesa, Juliet Mitchell, and Zoran Živković. After him are Dunja Mijatović, Juan Crisóstomo Torrico, Reginald McKenna, Angus King, Stephan Weil, and Gray Davis.

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Among people born in 1926, Peter G. Peterson ranks 413Before him are Zakaria Chihab, Robert Creeley, Rosa Taikon, Bryan Johnson, Kenneth Williams, and Tony Settember. After him are Paolo Magnani, Milo O'Shea, Nikolai Tishchenko, Jimmy Heath, Diana Lynn, and Gottfried Diener. Among people deceased in 2018, Peter G. Peterson ranks 414Before him are Anne V. Coates, Piotr Szulkin, Albin Vidović, Afonso Dhlakama, Carlo Vanzina, and Alfredo del Águila. After him are Edwin Hawkins, Cliff Bourland, Warwick Estevam Kerr, Mark Salling, Horace Ashenfelter, and Arthur Schnabel.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Peter G. Peterson ranks 9,385 out of 18,182Before him are Mike Massimino (1962), Wiley Post (1898), Lola Glaudini (1971), Ben Shapiro (1984), Tranquilo Cappozzo (1918), and Merle Travis (1917). After him are Edwin Hawkins (1943), Terry Bisson (1942), Jim Duggan (1954), Janice Rule (1931), Jeannie Pepper (1958), and Larry Miller (1953).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Peter G. Peterson ranks 607Before him are John Nelson (1791), Tom Vilsack (1950), Steven Mnuchin (1962), Julian Castro (1974), Charles Colson (1931), and Marco Rubio (1971). After him are Angus King (1944), Gray Davis (1942), William Pinkney (1764), Priscilla Cooper Tyler (1816), Tipper Gore (1948), and John Bell (1796).