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William F. Buckley Jr.
  • Name: William F. Buckley Jr.
  • Born: 11/24/1925
  • Died: 02/27/2008 (82 years old)
  • Occupation: Editor, author, political commentator

William Frank Buckley Jr. (born William Francis Buckley; November 24, 1925– February 27, 2008) was an American public intellectual and conservative author and commentator. In 1955 Buckley founded National Review, a magazine that stimulated the conservative movement in the late-20th century United States. Buckley hosted 1,429 episodes of the public affairs television show Firing Line (1966–1999), the longest-running public affairs show in American television history with a single host, where he became known for his distinctive Mid-Atlantic idiolect and wide vocabulary.

Birth Name: William Francis Buckley

School: Yale University

Birth Place: New York City, New York, U.S.

Death Place: Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.

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