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AliveBorn: 3/26/1940 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Full name: Nancy Patricia D'Alesandro Pelosi
Noted For: U.S. Rep. (D-CA, 1987-), Speaker of the House of Representatives (2007-11, 2019-2023), House minority leader (2011-19). Facilitated the passage of President Obama's Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or "Obamacare" (2010). Amassed a net worth of over $100 million by trading stocks based on information available to her in her government position.
Quotation: "We have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it, away from the fog of the controversy."