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William Jefferson Clinton (1946)close

Bill Clinton was born William Jefferson Blyth IV in Hope, Arkansas. His father died three weeks before he was born, and when he was four, his mother married Roger Clinton and raised Bill in Hot Springs. Clinton graduated from Georgetown University and won a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford. After receiving a law degree from Yale University, he entered Arkansas politics. He was elected Attorney General of Arkansas in 1976, and Governor in 1978. In 1992, he was elected President of the United States, and then became the first Democratic president to win re-election since FDR. He also became only the second President to be impeached by the House of Representatives after he was accused of lying about a relationship he had with a White House intern. He was found not guilty of the charges.

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