George Wallace
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Born: August 25, 1919

Died: September 13, 1998 (age 79)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Politician

Bio: George Corley Wallace Jr. was an American politician and the 45th governor of Alabama, having served four nonconsecutive terms: 1963 1967, 1971 1979 and 1983 1987. After four runs for U.S. president, he earned the title, the most influential loser in 20th-century U.S. politics, according to biographers Dan T. Carter and Stephan Lesher.

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