The 42nd president of the United States who started the William J. Clinton Foundation after his presidency ended to improve health across the globe.
He endured a tragic and often abusive childhood, becoming a successful student and attending Georgetown University, Yale Law School, and the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar.
He served at the end of the Cold War and became the second U.S. president to be impeached by the House, but was acquitted by the Senate.
He married Hillary Rodham in 1975 and together they had a daughter named Chelsea in 1980; his wife would go on to have a successful political career of her own.
He and his predecessor, George Bush, were fierce competitors in the 1992 presidential campaign, but later developed a close father-son bond while raising money for victims of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.