Rod Blagojevich

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Rod Blagojevich ( blə-GOY-ə-vitch, born December 10, 1956), often referred to by his nicknames "Blago" or "B-Rod", is an American former politician, political commentator, and convicted felon who served as the 40th Governor of Illinois from 2003 to 2009, when he was impeached following charges of public corruption for which he was later sentenced to federal prison. A member of the Democratic Party, Blagojevich previously worked in both the state and federal legislatures. He served as an Illinois State Representative from 1993 to 1997, and the U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rod Blagojevich has received more than 3,707,115 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Rod Blagojevich is the 14,029th most popular politician (down from 13,490th in 2019), the 9,572nd most popular biography from United States (down from 9,407th in 2019) and the 645th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Rod Blagojevich ranks 14,029 out of 15,710Before him are Tomomi Inada, Nurlan Balgimbayev, Howard Baker, J. Donald Cameron, Vere Bird, and Igor Plotnitsky. After him are Leo Varadkar, Yoav Galant, Albert Camille Vital, Oh Se-hoon, Maria Zakharova, and Imangali Tasmagambetov.

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Among people born in 1956, Rod Blagojevich ranks 399Before him are David Wolf, Dag Otto Lauritzen, Augusto Santos Silva, Dianne Reeves, Susan Solomon, and Pierre Pincemaille. After him are Imangali Tasmagambetov, Robert H. McNaught, Berit Aunli, Marin Alsop, Jacek Wszoła, and Mark R. Hughes.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Rod Blagojevich ranks 9,572 out of 15,968Before him are Bebe Rexha (1989), Joe Flanigan (1967), Michael Coats (1946), Kevin Cheng (1969), Martin Milner (1931), and Cain Velasquez (1982). After him are Charles Marion Russell (1864), Faith Evans (1973), Bryan Burk (1968), Mark Milley (1958), Tracy Letts (1965), and Rick Scott (1952).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Rod Blagojevich ranks 645Before him are Rebecca Latimer Felton (1835), Dennis Hastert (1942), Dick Durbin (1944), Barbara Mikulski (1936), Howard Baker (1925), and J. Donald Cameron (1833). After him are Angus King (1944), Ed Lee (1952), Josiah Bartlett (1729), John Lindsay (1921), John Brown Gordon (1832), and Betsy DeVos (1958).

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