Richard Nixon

1913 - 1994

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Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was the 37th president of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974. A member of the Republican Party, he previously served as a representative and senator from California and as the 36th vice president from 1953 to 1961 under President Dwight D. Eisenhower. His presidency saw the reduction of U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War, détente with the Soviet Union and China, the Apollo 11 Moon landing, and the establishment of the Environmental Protection Agency and Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Nixon's second term ended early when he became the only U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Nixon has received more than 40,063,324 page views. His biography is available in 149 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 141 in 2019). Richard Nixon is the 14th most popular politician (up from 141st in 2019), the 7th most popular biography from United States (up from 50th in 2019) and the 4th most popular American Politician.

Richard Nixon was a US president from 1969 to 1974. He is most famous for his involvement in the Watergate scandal, which led to his resignation.

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Among politicians, Richard Nixon ranks 14 out of 19,576Before him are Joseph Stalin, Thomas Jefferson, Saladin, Vladimir Lenin, Jimmy Carter, and Augustus. After him are Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Cleopatra, David, Henry Kissinger, Commodus, and Otto von Bismarck.

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Among people born in 1913, Richard Nixon ranks 1After him are Albert Camus, Gerald Ford, Vivien Leigh, Menachem Begin, Willy Brandt, Rosa Parks, Jean Marais, Robert Capa, Josef Bican, Claude Simon, and Jesse Owens. Among people deceased in 1994, Richard Nixon ranks 1After him are Kim Il-sung, Karl Popper, Charles Bukowski, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Erich Honecker, Eugène Ionesco, Elias Canetti, Erik Erikson, Ayrton Senna, Linus Pauling, and Giulietta Masina.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Nixon ranks 7 out of 20,380Before him are Donald Trump (1946), Thomas Jefferson (1743), Thomas Edison (1847), Muhammad Ali (1942), Jimmy Carter (1924), and Michael Jackson (1958). After him are Edgar Allan Poe (1809), Sylvester Stallone (1946), Steve Jobs (1955), Andrew Jackson (1767), Marilyn Monroe (1926), and Steven Spielberg (1946).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Richard Nixon ranks 4Before him are Donald Trump (1946), Thomas Jefferson (1743), and Jimmy Carter (1924). After him are Andrew Jackson (1767), Abraham Lincoln (1809), Hillary Clinton (1947), Andrew Johnson (1808), Martin Van Buren (1782), Ulysses S. Grant (1822), James K. Polk (1795), and Joe Biden (1942).