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Newt Gingrich

US Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich

Profession: US Speaker of the House

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Leader of the "Republican Revolution" of 1994 which led to a Republican party election landslide and to Gingrich being elected Speaker of the House in 1995.

Born: June 17, 1943
Birthplace: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Age: 77 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Gemini

Married Life

  • 2000-08-18 Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich (57) weds former congressional aide Calista Bisek (34) in Alexandria, Virginia

Events in the Life of Newt Gingrich

  • 1995-01-04 Newt Gingrich (R) becomes speaker of the US House of Representatives
  • 1997-01-07 Newt Gingrich narrowly re-elected speaker of the US House of Representatives

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