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