Ten fun facts about Bill Clinton


Fact 1
Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe III, on 19th August 1946 in Hope, Arkansas.

Fact 2
Bill Clinton is the third youngest President of the United States and the first of the 'baby boomer generation'.

Fact 3
Clinton is an alumnus of Georgetown University and has a law degree from Yale Law School, where he met his future wife Hillary Rodham Clinton.


Fact 4
He served as the Governor of Arkansas for two non-consecutive terms, first from 1979 to 1981 and the second from 1983 to 1992 and was the state's Attorney General from 1977 to 1979.

Fact 5
He was elected as the President in the year 1992 after he defeated George H. W. Bush and his election put an end to the 12 year Republican rule on the White House. He was re-elected as the President in the year 1997.

Fact 6
Clinton triggered a controversy tagged as ' the White House Travel office controversy', when he fired seven employees of the travel office, who acted according to his orders, without giving any reason for firing them.

Fact 7
In 1994, Clinton signed the North American Free Trade Agreement and implemented it as a law.

Fact 8
Ken Gormley's book 'The Death of American Virtue' claims that Clinton escaped an assasination attempt by terrorists working for Osama Bin Laden in the year 1996.

Fact 9
After the 1998 elections, the House voted for Clinton's impeachment, based on the alleged perjury and obstruction of justice caused by the high-profile Lewinsky scandal.

Fact 10
After Clinton left office, he has been involved in humanitarian work and public speaking and he opened the William J. Clinton Foundation to address causes like AIDS and global warming.


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Is an American politician and was the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.

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