Al Gore 1948

born in:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Journalist; elected to the US House of Representatives in 1976 and was reelected three times before winning a seat in the Senate in 1984; 45th vice president of the United States (1993–2001) in the Democratic administration of President Bill Clinton; narrowly lost US Presidential election in 2000 to Geroge W Bush; a defender of environmental causes and an authority on nuclear arms control; his concerns for the environment were spelled out in his book Earth in the Balance (1992); won Nobel Peace Prize in 2007.