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Rod Blagojevich

Born: Dec 10, 1956

Birthplace: Chicago

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

Rod Blagojevich

Date of Birth : Dec 10, 1956
Birth Place : Chicago

Rod Blagojevich /bl?'g??.?v?t?/ is a former American politician who served as the 40th Governor of Illinois from 2003 to 2009. A Democrat, Blagojevich was a State Representative before being elected to the United States House of Representatives representing parts of Chicago. He was elected governor in 2002, the first Democrat to win the office since Dan Walker's victory 30 years earlier. In 2009, he became the first Governor of Illinois in history to be impeached and removed from office. In March 2012, Blagojevich began serving a 14-year sentence in federal prison following conviction for corruption including the soliciting of bribes for political appointments including the 2008 vacant U.S. Senate seat of then-President-Elect Barack Obama, while in public office.

Profession


  • Lawyer
  • Politician
  • Prosecutor

Also known as


  • Milorad Blagojevich

Spouse


  • Patricia Blagojevich

Children


  • Amy Blagojevich
  • Anne Blagojevich
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