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About George Wallace
George Wallace was an American politician best remembered for being the 45th Governor of Alabama, a position he held for four terms. He is also remembered for running unsuccessfully for the office of the President of the United States four times as well as for his notorious racist views and fierce opposition of the rights of African Americans.
He was married to Lurleen Wallace from 1943 until her death in 1968. He and Lurleen had four children, including George Wallace Jr. He got married to his second wife Cornelia Ellis Snively in 1971. The marriage ended in divorce in 1978. From 1981 to 1987, he was married to his third and final wife Lisa Taylor.
In 1972, he survived an assassination attempt, which left him paralyzed for the rest of his life.
In the final years of his life, he renounced his racist views and asked African Americans all over the United States to forgive him for his ill treatment towards them.
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George Wallace's Popularity
George Wallace was a famous American politician, who was born on August 25, 1919. As a person born on this date, George Wallace is listed in our database as the 15th most popular celebrity for the day (August 25) and the 8th most popular for the year (1919).
People born on August 25 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. George Wallace is the 396th most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to George Wallace's birthday, George Wallace is the 3433rd most famous American.
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