Walter Isaacson

1952 - Today

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Walter Isaacson (born May 20, 1952) is an American author, journalist, and professor. He has been the President and CEO of the Aspen Institute, a nonpartisan policy studies organization based in Washington, D.C., the chair and CEO of CNN, and the editor of Time. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, he attended Harvard University and the University of Oxford as a Rhodes scholar at Pembroke College. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Walter Isaacson has received more than 1,195,249 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Walter Isaacson is the 12,550th most popular politician (down from 10,688th in 2019), the 6,487th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,292nd in 2019) and the 406th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Walter Isaacson ranks 12,550 out of 15,710Before him are Jules Vandenpeereboom, Arthur Ponsonby, 1st Baron Ponsonby of Shulbrede, David Kabua, John A. Costello, Juan Bautista Topete, and Jaime Torres Bodet. After him are Bres, Jan de Klerk, Bernard Binlin Dadié, José Ballivián, Tina Anselmi, and Kuupik Kleist.

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Among people born in 1952, Walter Isaacson ranks 316Before him are Sandra Kalniete, Tony Kaye, Michel Blanc, Luka Peruzović, Michael Behe, and André Comte-Sponville. After him are Kurban Berdyev, Jan Raas, Antanas Mockus, Bogusław Linda, Tian Zhuangzhuang, and Vyacheslav Zaytsev.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Walter Isaacson ranks 6,487 out of 15,968Before him are Estelle Taylor (1894), Richard Kind (1956), Dean Smith (1931), Leonard Warren (1911), Daniel Silva (1960), and Thomas Hart Benton (1889). After him are Michael Bowen (1957), George C. Homans (1910), Frank Thomas (1912), Paul Kurtz (1925), Barnard Hughes (1915), and Marisol Nichols (1973).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Walter Isaacson ranks 406Before him are Jay Garner (1938), Elihu Yale (1649), Theodore Long (1947), Orrin Hatch (1934), Greg Louganis (1960), and Eugene Burton Ely (1886). After him are James Comey (1960), Joe Arpaio (1932), William Perry (1927), Gary Locke (1950), Harry Cohn (1891), and William Colby (1920).

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