Rex Tillerson

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Rex Wayne Tillerson (born March 23, 1952) is an American engineer and energy executive who served as the 69th U.S. secretary of state from February 1, 2017, to March 31, 2018, under President Donald Trump. Prior to joining the Trump administration, Tillerson was chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of ExxonMobil, holding that position from 2006 until 2017. Tillerson began his career as a civil engineer with Exxon in 1975 after graduating with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rex Tillerson has received more than 6,973,797 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Rex Tillerson is the 193rd most popular businessperson (down from 182nd in 2019), the 2,417th most popular biography from United States and the 66th most popular American Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Rex Tillerson ranks 193 out of 604Before him are Aurelio Peccei, Malcolm Glazer, Vincenzo Lancia, Stavros Niarchos, Vidal Sassoon, and Al-Waleed bin Talal. After him are Theo Albrecht, Friedrich Bayer, Karl Baedeker, Umberto Agnelli, Hetty Green, and Mike Markkula.

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Among people born in 1952, Rex Tillerson ranks 103Before him are Haider al-Abadi, Frances Fisher, Danilo Türk, Clive Barker, Edward Zwick, and Chen Kaige. After him are Michael Cunningham, Imran Khan, John Lone, Stephen Lang, Zelimkhan Yandarbiyev, and Ryū Murakami.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Rex Tillerson ranks 2,417 out of 15,968Before him are Jimmy Cobb (1929), Will Sampson (1933), Wilbur Scoville (1865), Donald P. Bellisario (1935), Clarissa Pinkola Estés (1945), and Theodore Sturgeon (1918). After him are Janet Jackson (1966), Sugar Ray Leonard (1956), Coretta Scott King (1927), Kristen Stewart (1990), Henrietta Lacks (1920), and Warner Baxter (1889).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Rex Tillerson ranks 66Before him are Henry J. Heinz (1844), Chris Gardner (1954), George Gallup (1901), King C. Gillette (1855), Steve Fossett (1944), and Malcolm Glazer (1928). After him are Hetty Green (1834), Mike Markkula (1942), Bill Hewlett (1913), Edsel Ford (1893), Robert Monroe (1915), and John Sculley (1939).