Richard Holbrooke

1941 - 2010

Richard Holbrooke

Richard Charles Albert Holbrooke (April 24, 1941 – December 13, 2010) was an American diplomat and author. He was the only person to have held the position of Assistant Secretary of State for two different regions of the world (Asia from 1977 to 1981 and Europe from 1994 to 1996). From 1993 to 1994, he was U.S. Ambassador to Germany. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Holbrooke has received more than 875,027 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 41st most popular diplomat.

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Among diplomats, Richard Holbrooke ranks 42 out of 44Before him are Amr Moussa, Friedrich Martens, Roger Casement, Damião de Góis, Jean Kennedy Smith, and Ralph Bunche. After him are J. Christopher Stevens, Adlai Stevenson II, and Edward M. House.

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Among people born in 1941, Richard Holbrooke ranks 204Before him are Ken Saro-Wiwa, Silvio Moser, Harald Nielsen, Salvador Sadurní, George P. Cosmatos, and Fionnula Flanagan. After him are George Clinton, Vladimir Lyakhov, John Henry Schwarz, Josep Maria Fusté, Anne Tyler, and Eugène Terre'Blanche. Among people deceased in 2010, Richard Holbrooke ranks 131Before him are Tom Bosley, Bobbejaan Schoepen, Paul Augustin Mayer, Luigi Poggi, Rudolf Barshai, and Georges Wilson. After him are Emilio Eduardo Massera, John Leslie, Gary Coleman, Fernando Riera, Anna Walentynowicz, and Eugène Terre'Blanche.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Holbrooke ranks 3,314 out of 12,171Before him are Vera Wang (1949), Del Shannon (1934), Don Henley (1947), Doug Savant (1964), Haskell Curry (1900), and James Remar (1953). After him are Seann William Scott (1976), Sung Kang (1972), Margaret Sanger (1879), Jim Hines (1946), Lillian Moller Gilbreth (1878), and Christopher Meloni (1961).

Among DIPLOMATS In United States

Among diplomats born in United States, Richard Holbrooke ranks 9Before him are George F. Kennan (1904), John R. Bolton (1948), John Mott (1865), Dean Acheson (1893), Jean Kennedy Smith (1928), and Ralph Bunche (1904). After him are J. Christopher Stevens (1960), Adlai Stevenson II (1900), and Edward M. House (1858).