Hillary Clinton’s Age, In Context

Famous world leaders are typically young, WFB analysis shows

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If elected in 2016, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton would be 69 years old on Inauguration Day.

To put that into the appropriate context, here is a list of famous world leaders, and how old they were when they came to power. Most of them were considerably younger than 69, a Washington Free Beacon analysis shows.

Louis XIV, 5 (King of France)

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Tutankhamun, 9 (Egyptian Pharaoh)

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Ivan the Terrible, 16 (Tsar of All Russias)

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Henry VIII, 17 (King of England, Husband)

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Queen Victoria, 18 (Queen of England)

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Alexander the Great, 20 (Ruler of Macedonian Empire)

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Suleiman the Magnificent, 25 (Sultan)

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Queen Elizabeth II, 25 (Queen of England)

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Muammar Gaddafi, 27 (Dictator, Fashion Icon)

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Wilhelm II, 29 (German Kaiser) 

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Napoleon Bonaparte, 34 (Emperor of the French)

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Fidel Castro, 34 (Communist, Walking Dead)

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William the Conqueror, 38 (Last man to conquer England)

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Haile Selassie, 38 (Emperor of Ethiopia, Rastafarian Messiah)

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Saddam Hussein, 41 (Iraqi Dictator)

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Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, 42 (President of Turkey)

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Teddy Roosevelt, 42 (POTUS, Wielder of Big Stick)

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Joseph Stalin, 43 (Communist)

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Genghis Khan, 44 (Supreme Khan of the Mongols)

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Bill Clinton, 46 (POTUS, Husband)

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Barack Obama, 47 (POTUS, Memoirist)

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Vladimir Putin, 47 (Strongman)

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Charlemagne, 50s (Ruler of Holy Roman Empire)

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Julius Caesar, 51 (Roman Dictator)

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Mao Zedong, 51 (Communist)

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Franklin D. Roosevelt, 51 (POTUS, all around badass)

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Abraham Lincoln, 52 (Great POTUS)

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Jimmy Carter, 52 (POTUS, Jogger)

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Margaret Thatcher, 53 (British Prime Minister)

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George W. Bush, 54 (Greatest Living POTUS)

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Otto von Bismarck, 55 (German Chancellor)

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Richard Nixon, 56 (Underrated)

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George Washington, 57 (First POTUS)

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Thomas Jefferson, 57 (Famous Author, POTUS)

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Pope John Paul II, 58 (Pope, anti-Communist)

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Mikhail Gorbachev, 59 (Communist)

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George H.W. Bush, 64 (Famous Father, POTUS)

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Yasser Arafat, 64 (Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Terrorist)

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Winston Churchill, 65 (British Prime Minister, also badass)

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Charles de Gaulle, 68 (Famous French)

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Ronald Reagan, 69 (Famous Actor, POTUS)

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Hillary Clinton, 69? (Public Speaker, Homeowner)

Ruhollah Khomeini, 77 (Supreme Leader of Iran) 

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