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Bill Clinton (The Glass Ceiling)
42nd President of the United States
In office
January 20, 1993 – January 20, 2001
Vice PresidentAl Gore
Preceded byGeorge H. W. Bush
Succeeded byGeorge W. Bush
40th and 42nd Governor of Arkansas
In office
January 11, 1983 – December 12, 1992
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Preceded byFrank D. White
Succeeded byJim Guy Tucker
In office
January 9, 1979 – January 19, 1981
LieutenantJoe Purcell
Preceded byJoe Purcell (acting)
Succeeded byFrank D. White
Chair of the National Governors Association
In office
August 26, 1986 – July 28, 1987
DeputyJohn H. Sununu
Preceded byLamar Alexander
Succeeded byJohn H. Sununu
50th Attorney General of Arkansas
In office
January 3, 1977 – January 9, 1979
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Preceded byJim Guy Tucker
Succeeded bySteve Clark
Personal details
Born William Jefferson Blythe III
August 19, 1946 (1946-08-19) (age 75)
Hope, Arkansas, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Hillary Rodham (m. 1975)
Children Chelsea Clinton
Residence Chappaqua, New York, U.S.
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Signature Bill Clinton (The Glass Ceiling)'s signature
Military service
Awards Presidential Medal of Freedom

William Jefferson Clinton ( Blythe III; born August 19, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 42nd president of the United States from 1993 to 2001. Prior to his presidency, he served as governor of Arkansas (1979–1981 and 1983–1992) and as attorney general of Arkansas (1977–1979). A member of the Democratic Party, Clinton was known as a New Democrat, and many of his policies reflected a centrist "Third Way" political philosophy. He is the husband of former secretary of state, former U.S. senator, and two-time candidate for president Hillary Clinton.

Clinton was born and raised in Arkansas and attended Georgetown University,[1] University College, Oxford, and Yale Law School. He met Hillary Rodham at Yale and married her in 1975. After graduating from law school, Clinton returned to Arkansas and won election as the attorney general of Arkansas, serving from 1977 to 1979. He later served as governor of Arkansas. As governor, he overhauled the state's education system and served as chairman of the National Governors Association. Clinton was elected president in 1992, defeating incumbent Republican opponent George H. W. Bush. At age 46, he became the third-youngest president in history.

  1. Gardini, Fausto. "The Demise of the Luxemburger Gazette". Archived from the original on 2006-02-08. Retrieved on 2006-07-23.
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