Profession: US Fed Chairman & Economist
Why Famous: Served as Chairman of the Federal Reserve of the United States from 1987 to 2006.
- 1997-04-06 Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan (71) weds NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell (50) at Little Washington in Washington, Virginia
- 2006-01-31 Alan Greenspan retires as Chairman of the Federal Reserve
- 2006-02-01 Economist Ben Bernanke becomes chairman of the US Federal Reserve, succeeding Alan Greenspan
- "I know you believe you understand what you think I said, but I am not sure you realise that what you heard is not what I meant."