Vice Presidents

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Several political leaders across the world have served as vice-presidents of their countries for one or more than one term. Taking you through some of the prominent political leaders who have served as vice-presidents.
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Kamala Harris
(The First Female Vice President of the United States)
Kamala Harris
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Birthdate: October 20, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States

A Democrat politician and lawyer, Kamala Harris is the vice president-elect of the United States. She will assume the office on 20 January 2021, alongside President-elect Joe Biden.  Half-Indian, half-Jamaican, Harris is the first woman, the first Black person and the first Asian-American to be elected vice president.  

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Mike Pence
(48th Vice President of the United States (2017-2021))
Mike Pence
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Birthdate: June 7, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Columbus, Indiana, United States

The 48th vice president of the USA, Mike Pence was sworn into the office in 2017 and is also Donald Trump’s running mate in the 2020 election. Beginning his career as a lawyer and radio talk show host, the conservative politician later became a member of the US House of Representatives and was eventually elected the 50th governor of Indiana.

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Dick Cheney
(46th Vice President of the United States (2001 - 2009))
Dick Cheney
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Birthdate: January 30, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

Dick Cheney was the vice president of the US from 2001 to 2009. He is considered to be one of the most powerful vice presidents ever and also one of the most unpopular politicians in the history of the US. He played an important role in America’s response to the September 11 attacks and backed the US invasion of Iraq.

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Aaron Burr
(3rd Vice President of United States)
Aaron Burr
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Birthdate: February 6, 1756
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: September 14, 1836

A soldier, lawyer and one of the founding Fathers of America, Aaron Burr rose to become the third Vice president of the United States. His turbulent political career, which included bitter rivalry with Alexander Hamilton, concluded when he mortally wounded Hamilton in a duel and was later charged with treason.

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Al Gore
(Politician)
Al Gore
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Birthdate: March 31, 1948
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States

Al Gore was the Vice President of America from 1993 to 2001. He was also the Democratic Party’s candidate for the 2000 Presidential elections, but eventually lost to his Republican opponent George Bush. He is an environmentalist and a climate change activist. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007, jointly with Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, for his work.

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Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
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Birthdate: July 15, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dubai

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is the current prime minister and vice president of the United Arab Emirates. He has also been serving as the ruler of the Emirate of Dubai since 2006. He is credited with turning Dubai into a global city; he has overseen the development of several projects, such as the Palm Islands and Burj Khalifa

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Walter Mondale
(42nd Vice President of the United States (1977–1981))
Walter Mondale
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Birthdate: January 5, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ceylon, Minnesota, United States
Died: April 19, 2021

The 42nd vice president of the US, Walter Mondale is a lawyer by profession. Walter Mondale's interesting political career and his involvement in the infamous Apollo 1 accident, which occurred on 27 January 1967, have inspired several works of art, including the 1998 miniseries From the Earth to the Moon, where Mondale was played by John Slattery.

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Nelson Rockefeller
(41st Vice President of the United States (1974 - 1977))
Nelson Rockefeller
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Birthdate: July 8, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bar Harbor, Maine, United States
Died: January 26, 1979
Grandson of businessman John D. Rockefeller, Nelson Rockefeller was the U.S. vice president from 1975 to 1977 and the New York governor from 1959 to 1973. An arts connoisseur, he was the president of the Museum of Modern Art. He had also worked with Franklin Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman.
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Dan Quayle
(Former Vice President of the United States)
Dan Quayle
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Birthdate: February 4, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Indianapolis

The 44th vice president of the US, Dan Quayle officially visited 47 countries, establishing strong international ties with most countries, during his vice presidency. In 1999, he joined a private-equity firm named Cerberus Capital Management and continues to play an important role as the chairman of its Global Investments division.

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Kenny Omega
(Wrestler)
Kenny Omega
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Birthdate: October 16, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Transcona, Winnipeg, Canada

Kenny Omega is the ring name of Tyson Smith, a Canadian-born professional wrestler. He had a successful tenure in New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) after which he joined All Elite Wrestling (AEW), in which he is an executive vice president as well. He also appears in Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide and Impact Wrestling. He considers himself straight edge. 

 

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Hubert Humphrey
(38th Vice President of the United States (1965-1969))
Hubert Humphrey
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Birthdate: May 27, 1911
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wallace, South Dakota, United States
Died: January 13, 1978

The 38th vice president of the USA, Hubert Humphrey was an early skeptic of the Vietnam War; however, he had no choice but to support the war effort as President Lyndon B. Johnson wanted the war to go on. Thanks to his popularity, several buildings have been named after Humphrey. He has also been portrayed by actors like Bradley Whitford.

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Cristina Fernández de Kirchner
(President of Argentina (2007 - 2015), 37th Vice President of Argentina (Since 2019))
Cristina Fernández de Kirchner
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Birthdate: February 19, 1953
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tolosa, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Lawyer-turned-politician Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is the incumbent vice president of Argentina. She had previously served as the president of her country and the national senator of Buenos Aires. Cristina became the first directly elected lady Argentine president, though her presidency was riddled with corruption scandals and protests.
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George Clinton
(Vice President of the United States (1805-1812))
George Clinton
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Birthdate: July 26, 1739
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Little Britain, New York, United States
Died: April 20, 1812

George Clinton is one of the pioneers of funk music. He initially released multiple hits with the collective Parliament-Funkadelic and then launched a solo career with the album Computer Games and the singles Loopzilla and Atomic Dog. He has also lent his voice to the TV movie Freaknik: The Musical.

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Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum
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Birthdate: 1943 AD
Birthplace: Shindagha historic district, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Died: January 4, 2006
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John C. Breckinridge
(14th Vice President of the United States (1857 - 1861))
John C. Breckinridge
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Birthdate: January 16, 1821
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Died: May 17, 1875

From being the youngest vice-president of the United States to joining the Confederate Army during the American civil war, John Breckinridge was a controversial figure in politics. While he was regarded as a shrewd military commander, the former Democratic Congressman was considered a traitor in the northern region. He fled the US after the Civil War but later on returned.

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Salva Kiir Mayardit
(President of South Sudan)
Salva Kiir Mayardit
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Birthdate: September 13, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bahr el Ghazal

Sudanese rebel leader Salva Kiir Mayardit became the first president of South Sudan. In 2020, he signed an agreement with opposition leader and current vice president Riek Machar to share power and create a unified government, putting an end to a brutal civil war that has seen mass rapes and murders.

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Soong Ching-ling
(2nd Vice Chairperson of the People's Republic of China (1959 - 1975))
Soong Ching-ling
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Birthdate: January 27, 1893
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Shanghai, China
Died: May 29, 1981

Soong Ching-ling was a Chinese political figure. Referred to as Madame Sun Yat-sen, Soong is best known as the wife of Sun Yat-sen, who played a major role in the establishment of the Republic of China. Soong played a key role in China's politics before and after the formation of the People's Republic of China.  

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William R. King
(Vice President of the United States (1853))
William R. King
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Birthdate: April 7, 1786
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sampson County, North Carolina, United States
Died: April 18, 1853

William R. King served as the vice president of the U.S. in 1853 and died 45 days after assuming his duties. He was a representative from North Carolina and an Alabama senator. He led to the drafting of the Compromise of 1850 and had also been a minister to France.

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Elbridge Gerry
(Vice President of the United States (1813-14))
Elbridge Gerry
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Birthdate: July 17, 1744
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Marblehead, Massachusetts, United States
Died: November 23, 1814
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Nouri al-Maliki
(Vice President of Iraq (2014-2015 and 2016-2018), Prime Minister of Iraq (2006-2014))
Nouri al-Maliki
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Birthdate: June 20, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hindiyah, Iraq

Former prime minister and vice president of Iraq Nouri al-Maliki was the grandson of reputed poet Muhammad Hasan Abi al-Mahasin. He later joined the outlawed Daʿwah party and escaped to Syria under the pseudonym Jawad after his link with the party was discovered. He later became the party leader.

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Adlai Stevenson I
(23rd Vice President of the United States (1893-97))
Adlai Stevenson I
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Birthdate: October 23, 1835
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Christian County, Kentucky, United States
Died: June 14, 1914
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Richard Mentor Johnson
(Vice President of the United States (1837-41))
Richard Mentor Johnson
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Birthdate: October 17, 1780
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: November 19, 1850
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Jejomar Binay
(13th Vice President of the Philippines)
Jejomar Binay
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Birthdate: November 11, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
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Wang Qishan
(Vice President of the People's Republic of China)
Wang Qishan
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Birthdate: July 19, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tsingtao, Shantung, Republic of China
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Thomas R. Marshall
(Politician, Lawyer)
Thomas R. Marshall
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Birthdate: March 14, 1854
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: North Manchester
Died: June 1, 1925
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Werner Vogels
(Computer scientist, Chief technology officer, Vice president)
Werner Vogels
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Birthdate: October 3, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ermelo
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Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue
(Vice President of Equatorial Guinea)
Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue
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Birthdate: June 25, 1968
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Equatorial Guinea
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Gennady Yanayev
(Politician)
Gennady Yanayev
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Birthdate: August 26, 1937
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Perevoz, Russia
Died: September 24, 2010
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Garret Hobart
(Vice President of the United States (1897-99))
Garret Hobart
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Birthdate: June 3, 1844
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Long Branch, New Jersey, United States
Died: November 21, 1899
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Margrethe Vestager
(Executive Vice President)
Margrethe Vestager
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Birthdate: April 13, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Glostrup, Denmark
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Charles W. Fairbanks
(Vice President of the United States (1905-09))
Charles W. Fairbanks
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Birthdate: May 11, 1852
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Union County, Ohio, United States
Died: June 4, 1918
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John Atta Mills
(Former President of Ghana (2009 – 2012))
John Atta Mills
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Birthdate: July 21, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tarkwa, Ghana
Died: July 24, 2012

John Atta Mills was a Ghanaian legal scholar and politician. He is best known for his service as the President of Ghana from 2009 until his death in 2012. Previously, he had served as the Vice President of Ghana from 1997 to 2001. John Atta Mills was the recipient of many prestigious awards such as the Lifetime Africa Achievement Prize.

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George M. Dallas
(Vice President of the United States (1845-49))
George M. Dallas
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Birthdate: July 10, 1792
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 31, 1864
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James S. Sherman
(27th Vice President of the United States (1909-12))
James S. Sherman
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Birthdate: October 24, 1855
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Utica, New York, United States
Died: October 30, 1912
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Levi P. Morton
(Vice President of the United States (1889-93))
Levi P. Morton
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Birthdate: May 16, 1824
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Shoreham, Vermont, United States
Died: May 16, 1920
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Daniel D. Tompkins
(Sixth Vice President of the U.S.A)
Daniel D. Tompkins
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Birthdate: June 21, 1774
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Scarsdale
Died: June 11, 1825
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Ignazio Cassis
(President of Switzerland)
Ignazio Cassis
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Birthdate: April 13, 1961
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sessa, Ticino, Switzerland

The current president of Switzerland and FDP.The Liberals politician, Ignazio Cassis is also a qualified doctor of internal medicine, who has previously led the Swiss Medical Association as its vice president. He is also fluent in German, French, and Italian, and was initially an Italian citizen.

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Jaramogi Oginga Odinga
(Kenyan Political Leader Who Played a Key Role in Kenya's Struggle for Independence)
Jaramogi Oginga Odinga
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Birthdate: 1911
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bondo, Kenya
Died: January 20, 1994
Jaramogi Oginga Odinga was a Kenyan political leader who played an important role in Kenya's struggle for independence. After Kenya's independence, Oginga Odinga served as the country's first vice-president from 12 December 1964 to 14 April 1966. Jaramogi Oginga Odinga is best remembered for his autobiography Not Yet Uhuru.
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Foday Sankoh
(Vice President of Sierra Leone 1999 – 2000)
Foday Sankoh
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Birthdate: October 17, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Masang Mayoso, Tonkolili District, Sierra Leone
Died: July 29, 2003
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Alexander Rutskoy
(Vice President of Russia from 10 July 1991 to 4 October 1993)
Alexander Rutskoy
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Birthdate: September 16, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Khmelnytskyi, Ukraine

Russian politician and ex-Soviet military officer Alexander Rutskoy served as the only Vice President of Russia. He also served asthe Governor of Kursk Oblast for four years and is most noted for playing a key role during Russian constitutional crisis of 1993, when the Russian parliament impeached Russian president Boris Yeltsin and proclaimed Rutskoy as the acting president of Russia.

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Paulo Muwanga
(6th President of Uganda)
Paulo Muwanga
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Birthdate: 1924 AD
Birthplace: Uganda
Died: April 1, 1991
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David G. Burnet
(Early politician within the Republic of Texas, serving as interim President of Texas (1836 and again in 1841))
David G. Burnet
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Birthdate: April 14, 1788
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: December 5, 1870
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Lucia Topolansky
(President of the Senate of Uruguay)
Lucia Topolansky
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Birthdate: September 25, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay

Lucia Topolansky is a Uruguayan politician best known for her service as the Vice President of Uruguay from 13 September 2017 to 1 March 2020. She also served as a Senator from 2005 to 2017 and as the First Lady of her country from 2010 to 2015.

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Itamar Franco
(President of Brazil from 1992 to 1994)
Itamar Franco
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Birthdate: June 28, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brazilian territorial waters, Atlantic Ocean
Died: July 2, 2011

A leading figure of the Brazilian Democratic Movement, Itamar Franco served as Brazil’s 33rd president. He had also been Brazil’s ambassador to Italy, Portugal, and the Organization of American States, the mayor of Juiz de Fora, and the governor of Minas Gerais. A talented author, he also penned several short stories.

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Ronnie Brunswijk
(8th Vice President of Suriname)
Ronnie Brunswijk
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Birthdate: March 7, 1961
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Moiwana, Suriname
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Bruce Baumgartner
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Birthdate: November 2, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Haledon, New Jersey, United States
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Patrick Hillery
(Politician)
Patrick Hillery
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Birthdate: May 2, 1923
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Spanish Point, Ireland
Died: April 12, 2008
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Joseph Boakai
(Politician)
Joseph Boakai
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Birthdate: November 30, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Worsonga, Liberia
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Saulos Chilima
(Vice President of Malawi)
Saulos Chilima
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Birthdate: February 12, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Malawi
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Mustafa Adrisi
(3rd Vice President of Uganda)
Mustafa Adrisi
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Birthdate: 1922 AD
Birthplace: Uganda
Died: July 28, 2013