Considered a powerful figure in the Democratic Party, and once even a presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton is cemented in the American political landscape.
Yet, there is so much more to this maverick of modern politics, much of which may be forgotten when you consider her illustrious career in public office.
So here are 27 interesting facts about Hillary Clinton that will demonstrate just how incredible her journey has been.
Hillary was born on October 26, 1947. Her mother, Dorothy Howell Rodham was a homemaker, and her father, Hugh Ellsworth Rodham owned a small business in the textile trade.
Hillary’s college life is impressive to look back upon. In the course of her college years, she worked several jobs, as well as excelled at her studies.
When she was 14 in 1961, she wrote a letter to NASA, asking what they could advise someone who wanted to pursue the possibility of becoming an astronaut.
In 1964 — when she was about 17 — she campaigned for a Republican candidate for President, Barry Goldwater.
Hillary graduated from Yale in 1973 with a Juris Doctor degree. That is a pre-law degree designed for those who had no prior legal experience.