He taught history at West Georgia College in Carrollton, Georgia, from 1970 to 1978.
He received an M.A. in 1968 and Ph.D. in 1971 in Modern European History from Tulane University in New Orleans.
He received a B.A. degree from Emory University in Atlanta in 1965.
He was the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1995 to 1999.
His sister, Candace Gingrich, works for the nation's largest gay and lesbian organization, Human Rights Campaign (HRC).
He was named Time Magazine's Man of the Year In 1995.
Newt: I'm not a natural leader. I'm too intellectual; I'm too abstract; I think too much.
Newt: I discourage a cult of personality.