William P. Rogers

1913 - 2001

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William Pierce Rogers (June 23, 1913 – January 2, 2001) was an American politician, diplomat, and attorney. A member of the Republican Party, Rogers served as the 4th Deputy Attorney-General of the United States (1953–1957) and as the 63rd Attorney-General of the United States (1957–1961) in the administration of Dwight D. Eisenhower, and as the 55th Secretary of State (1969–1973) in the administration of Richard Nixon. Rogers was a close confidant of Nixon, but National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger overshadowed Rogers and eventually succeeded him as Secretary of State in September 1973. At the time of his death in 2001, Rogers was the last surviving member of Dwight D. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William P. Rogers has received more than 505,094 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia. William P. Rogers is the 8,482nd most popular politician (up from 9,618th in 2019), the 2,831st most popular biography from United States (up from 3,508th in 2019) and the 179th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, William P. Rogers ranks 8,482 out of 19,576Before him are Frederick III, Duke of Austria, Said bin Sultan, Sultan of Muscat and Oman, Stephen the Posthumous, Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin, Quietus, and Aretas III. After him are Pavlos Kountouriotis, Gaius Cassius Longinus Varus, Ion I. C. Brătianu, Pierre-Étienne Flandin, Agum II, and Helen of Bosnia.

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Among people born in 1913, William P. Rogers ranks 122Before him are Alfred Bester, Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller, Wols, Sabah Al-Salim Al-Sabah, Tikhon Khrennikov, and Pak Song-chol. After him are René Schneider, Heinrich Bär, Mouloud Feraoun, William Tolbert, Albert Cossery, and Anthony Quayle. Among people deceased in 2001, William P. Rogers ranks 84Before him are Marvin Harris, Liisi Oterma, Juan Bosch, Elazar Shach, Chet Atkins, and Jason Miller. After him are Tamara Smirnova, Víctor Paz Estenssoro, Indro Montanelli, Margaret Scriven, Hiroshi Teshigahara, and Mauro Bolognini.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William P. Rogers ranks 2,831 out of 20,380Before him are Robert H. Jackson (1892), Harlan Coben (1962), Frances E. Allen (1932), Don Rickles (1926), Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (1958), and Andrew Wyeth (1917). After him are Nick Castle (1947), Ronny Cox (1938), Jessica Biel (1982), LP (1981), Bob Cousy (1928), and Charles Koch (1935).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, William P. Rogers ranks 179Before him are William Joyce (1906), Ronald Lauder (1944), Charles W. Fairbanks (1852), Ralph Nader (1934), Edith Roosevelt (1861), and Robert H. Jackson (1892). After him are Charles Joseph Bonaparte (1851), Michael Dukakis (1933), Winfield Scott (1786), Elbridge Gerry (1744), Ronald Inglehart (1934), and Hannibal Hamlin (1809).