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Overview (4)

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Birth NameNancy Patricia D'Alesando
Nickname Petunia
Height 5' 4½" (1.64 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Nancy Pelosi was born on March 26, 1940 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Nancy Patricia D'Alesando. She has been married to Paul Pelosi since September 7, 1963. They have five children.

Spouse (1)

Paul Pelosi (7 September 1963 - present) (5 children)

Trivia (10)

Mother of Alexandra Pelosi, Christine Pelosi, Jacqueline Pelosi, Nancy Corinne Pelosi and Paul Pelosi, Jr.
Elected to the House of Representatives as a Democrat from California, representing San Francisco, in a special election following the death of Representative Sala Burton, and has served June 2, 1987 - present.
In January 2007, became the first woman to be elected Speaker of the House. In January 2011, turned the gavel over to Rep. John Boehner.
Her brother, Franklin D. Roosevelt D'Alesandro, died at age 73 of cancer on February 21, 2007 in Baltimore, Maryland.
Her father was Thomas D'Alesandro Jr., Baltimore's first Italian-American mayor. Her mother was Annunciata D'Alesandro. Her brother Thomas J. D'Alesandro III was also elected Mayor of Baltimore.
Mother-in-law of Michiel Vos.
(May 10, 2010) Merited a position in Time magazine's - The 100 Most Influential People in the World ("Leaders" category) - with an homage contributed by Hillary Clinton.
Achieved the highest political rank for a female in American history when she attained the position of 60th "Speaker of the United States House of Representatives" (4 January 2007).
U.S. House minority leader (2003-2007, 2011 - present).
She was honored by the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, California for her efforts on behalf of the company in securing federal support for the rebuilding of the theater.

Personal Quotes (5)

We have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it. [Speech on health care reform, March 10, 2009.]
[on California Attorney-General Kamala Harris] The child who witnessed the civil rights movement from a stroller has taken a lead role in the fight for marriage equality by challenging the constitutionality of Proposition 8. As a new generation of women picks up the mantle of progress, she will always be among the first to stand up and step forward.
[on Stephen K. Bannon] It's a stunning thing, that a white supremacist would be a permanent member of the National Security Council. What's making America less safe is to have a white supremacist named to the National Security Council as a permanent member while the chairman of the Joint Chiefs and the director of national intelligence are told, "Don't call us, we'll call you." (February, 2017)
[on President Trump's decision to ban transgender people from military service]a cruel and arbitrary decision designed to humiliate transgender Americans who stepped forward to serve our country.
There's probably nothing more dispositive of who wins 2018's elections than where the president stands a year before, the year is fraught with meaning because that's when people decide whether to run or not, and that really is a timetable that's very important to us, and very positive for us right now

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