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Albert Pike

1809 - 1891

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Albert Pike (December 29, 1809 – April 2, 1891) was an American author, poet, orator, editor, lawyer, jurist and Confederate general who served as an associate justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court in exile from 1864 to 1865. He had previously served as a senior officer of the Confederate States Army, commanding the District of Indian Territory in the Trans-Mississippi Theater. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Albert Pike has received more than 1,727,599 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Albert Pike is the 337th most popular military personnel (up from 419th in 2019), the 940th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,207th in 2019) and the 12th most popular American Military Personnel.

Albert Pike is most famous for being a freemason and the author of Morals and Dogma.

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Among military personnels, Albert Pike ranks 337 out of 1,468Before him are Yamagata Aritomo, Giovanni Messe, Polyperchon, Baiju, Eduard von Böhm-Ermolli, and Italo Gariboldi. After him are Hans-Valentin Hube, Raimondo Montecuccoli, Jean de Lattre de Tassigny, Eduard Dietl, Gnaeus Julius Agricola, and Günther Prien.

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Among people born in 1809, Albert Pike ranks 10Before him are Felix Mendelssohn, Louis Braille, Nikolai Gogol, Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, Georges-Eugène Haussmann, and Bruno Bauer. After him are William Ewart Gladstone, Joseph Liouville, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Hermann Grassmann, Prince Albert of Prussia, and Ljudevit Gaj. Among people deceased in 1891, Albert Pike ranks 18Before him are Wilhelm Eduard Weber, Theo van Gogh, Leopold Kronecker, Ivan Goncharov, Jules Grévy, and Prince Napoléon Bonaparte. After him are Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia, William Tecumseh Sherman, Georges Ernest Boulanger, Princess Alexandra of Greece and Denmark, Jan Neruda, and Charles I of Württemberg.

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Among people born in United States, Albert Pike ranks 940 out of 18,182Before him are William Hurt (1950), Ambrose Bierce (1842), Louise Fletcher (1934), Whoopi Goldberg (1955), George Jung (1942), and Forest Whitaker (1961). After him are Roy J. Glauber (1925), Pat Garrett (1850), Alfred Hershey (1908), Stan Getz (1927), Laura Bush (1946), and C. Wright Mills (1916).


Among military personnels born in United States, Albert Pike ranks 12Before him are Chester W. Nimitz (1885), George Armstrong Custer (1839), Paul Tibbets (1915), Matthew C. Perry (1794), Omar Bradley (1893), and John J. Pershing (1860). After him are William Tecumseh Sherman (1820), Nathan Bedford Forrest (1821), Stonewall Jackson (1824), Yonatan Netanyahu (1946), Raymond A. Spruance (1886), and Richard Winters (1918).