Al Gore

45th Vice President of the United States Al Gore Full Name: Al Gore [Albert Arnold Gore, Jr]
Nationality:

American

Profession: 45th Vice President Of The United States
Why Famous: Previously a senator from Tennessee, Gore served as the 45th Vice President of the United States from 1993 to 2001 under President Bill Clinton.

Gore was also the Democratic Party's nominee for President in 2000. In one of the closest and most contentious presidential races in history, Gore won the national popular vote, but lost the electoral vote and thus the Presidency, to George W. Bush.

After his term ended as Vice President he became well known for his environmental activism. His work on climate change won him the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize along with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Born: March 31, 1948 (69 years old)
Star Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., USA

Married Life

  • 1970-05-19 US Vice President Al Gore weds (22) weds author Tipper Aitcheson (21) at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, DC

Historical Events in the Life of Al Gore

  • 1998-11-12 Vice President of the United States Al Gore symbolically signs the Kyoto Protocol.
  • 2000-11-07 Controversial US presidential election between George W. Bush and Al Gore which is eventually resolved in Bush's favor by the Supreme Court
  • 2000-12-13 American Vice President Al Gore delivers his concession speech effectively ending his hopes of becoming the 43rd President of the United States.

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