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Bill Clinton
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President of the United States
Former officeholder
In office
January 20, 1993 - January 20, 2001
PredecessorGeorge H.W. Bush
Prior offices
Governor of Arkansas
1978-1980, 1982-1993
Arkansas State Attorney General
High schoolHot Springs High School
Bachelor'sGeorgetown University
J.D.Yale Law School
Date of birthAugust 19, 1946
Place of birthHope, Arkansas
ProfessionPolitician, Lawyer
Personal website
William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton (b. William Jefferson Blythe III on August 19, 1946, in Hope, Arkansas) was the 42nd President of the United States. He served from 1993 to 2001.

Clinton was the 2nd president to be impeached, on charges of perjury and obstruction of justice in a scandal involving a White House intern. However, he was acquitted by the Senate and served his complete term of office.[1]

Prior to serving as president, Clinton was the governor of Arkansas.[2]

The Congressional Budget Office reported a budget surplus between the years 1998 and 2000, the last three years of Clinton's presidency.[3] Clinton left office with the highest end-of-office approval rating of any U.S. president since World War II.[4][5]

Since then, he has been involved in public speaking and humanitarian work. Clinton created the William J. Clinton Foundation to promote and address international causes such as the prevention of AIDS and global warming.[6]