Albert Arnold "Al" Gore, Jr. (born 31 Mairch 1948) is an American politeecian, advocate an philanthropist, who served as the 45t Vice Preses o the Unitit States (1993–2001), unner Preses Bill Clinton. He wis the Democratic Pairty's nominee for Preses an lost the 2000 U.S. presidential election despite winnin the popular vote. Gore is currently an author an environmental activist. He haes foondit a nummer o non-profit organisations, includin the Alliance for Climate Protection, an haes received a Nobel Peace Prize for his wirk in climate chynge activism.[4]

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Al Gore
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Gore givin ane o the keynotes at SapphireNow 2010
45t Vice Preses o the Unitit States
In office
20 Januar 1993 – 20 Januar 2001
PresesBill Clinton
Precedit biDan Quayle
Succeedit biDick Cheney
Unitit States Senator
frae Tennessee
In office
3 Januar 1985 – 2 Januar 1993
Precedit biHoward Baker
Succeedit biHarlan Mathews
Member o the U.S. Hoose o Representatives
frae Tennessee's 6t destrict
In office
3 Januar 1983 – 3 Januar 1985
Precedit biRobin Beard
Succeedit biBart Gordon
Member o the U.S. Hoose o Representatives
frae Tennessee's 4t destrict
In office
3 Januar 1977 – 3 Januar 1983
Precedit biJoe L. Evins
Succeedit biJim Cooper
Personal details
BornAlbert Arnold Gore, Jr.
(1948-03-31) 31 Mairch 1948 (age 72)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Poleetical pairtyDemocratic
Spoose(s)Tipper Aitcheson (1970-2010; separatit)[1]
RelationsAlbert A. Gore, Sr., (faither)
Pauline LaFon Gore, (mither)
Bairns4; includin Karenna & Kristin
Alma materHarvard College (A.B.)
Environmental Activist
(umwhile Soothren Baptist)
AwairdsNational Defense Service Medal ribbon.svg Naitional Defense Service Medal
SignaturCursive signatur in ink
Militar service
Allegiance Unitit States o Americae
Service/branch Unitit States Airmy
Years o service1969–1971
RankPrivate; Occupational specialist: Journalist[3]
Unit20t Engineer Brigade
Battles/warsVietnam War


  1. NBC News and news services (June 2, 2010). "Al and Tipper Gore separate after 40 years:Couple calls it 'a mutual and mutually supportive decision'". MSNBC. Archived frae the oreeginal on June 5, 2010. Retrieved June 28, 2010. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  2. CNN staff (June 16, 1999). "Biography: Gore's road from Tennessee to the White House". CNN. Retrieved June 29, 2010.
  3. New York Times staff (October 11, 2007). "Al Gore: Quick Biography". The New York Times. Retrieved June 26, 2010.
  4. Nobel Media AB (2007). "The Nobel Peace Prize 2007". Nobel Media AB. Retrieved September 26, 2011.