Currently alive, at 71 years of age.
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1946 – Born on August 19th in Hope, Arkansas. He was the first Democratic president since Franklin D. Roosevelt to win a second term.
1968 – He won a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University.
1973-1976 – He became a professor at University of Arkansas Law School.
– Received a law degree from Yale University and entered politics in Arkansas.
– Married Hillary Rodham, a graduate of Wellesley College and Yale Law School.
1978 – He was elected on his first term as the Governor of Arkansas.
1986-1987 – He became the Chairman of National Governors’ Association.
1988 – Delivered a presidential nominating speech for Michael Dukakis.
1992 – He won the presidential election against George H. W. Bush and H. Ross Perot and was elected as the 42nd president of United States of America.
1993 – He introduced educational reforms in Arkansas public schools and initiated state-wide teacher competency testing.
– Clinton signed the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
– Initiated the attempt to reform the U.S. health care system.
1994 – Negotiated for the restoration of Jean Bertrand Aristide to power in Haiti.
– Supported Middle East peace negotiations and oversaw signing of Israeli-Jordanian peace accord on White House.
1995 – Initiated Dayton negotiations for peace in Bosnia and launched NATO operation Joint Endeavor to ensure realization of Dayton peace accord.
1996 – He co-wrote the book, "Between Hope and History: Meeting America’s Challenges for the 21st Century".
1997 – Appointed Panel on Race Relations, with John Hope Franklin as chairman and the first U.S. president to employ line item veto.
1998 – Embroiled in allegations of having had extramarital affair with Monica Lewinsky and encouraging Lewinsky to lie to federal investigators.
– Signed executive order barring discrimination against homosexuals in civilian federal employment.
– Subpoenaed by Kenneth Starr in connection with Lewinsky case, becoming the first sitting president to testify before criminal grand jury.
– Ordered attacks on suspected terrorist sites in Afghanistan and Sudan in response to bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.
– Subject of impeachment inquiry by House Judiciary Committee in connection with earlier actions and testimony during Starr’s investigation.
– Ordered air strikes on Iraq, in response to Saddam Hussein’s continued refusal to permit UN inspections, one day before planned impeachment vote by House of Representatives.
– Impeached by House of Representatives on two articles related to perjury and obstruction of justice, but escaped impeachment on two other articles related to perjury and abuse of power.
1999 – He was acquitted by the Senate.
– Found in contempt of court for false statements made in deposition during Paula Jones lawsuit.
– Granted conditional clemency to eleven jailed Puerto Rican radicals.
– Issued 176 pardons and clemency orders on final day in office.
2001 – Resigned from the Supreme Court bar under threat of expulsion.
2004 – He wrote the memoir "My Life".
– Won a Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for Children.
2005 – He won a Grammy award for Best Spoken Word Album for "My Life".