Currently alive, at 59 years of age.
1956 – Born on the 10th of December in Chicago, Illinois.
– He graduated from Chicago’s Foreman High School.
1979 – Obtained his bachelor’s degree at Northwestern University in suburban Evanston.
1983 – Finished his doctorate of jurisprudence from Pepperdine University Law School.
1986-1988 – Served as Illinois State Official Cook County Assistant State’s Attorney.
1993-1996 – Became the Illinois State House of Representatives.
1997-2003 – Served as Representative from Illinois.
2002 – Blagojevich ran for his party’s nomination to become governor.
2003 – Served as Governor of Illinois.
2005-2006 – He served as Federal Liaison for the Democratic Governors Association.
2007 – Blagojevich proposed a $7.6 billion dollar tax increase, with proceeds earmarked to provide universal healthcare in Illinois.