Alfred Francis Russell

1817 - 1884

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Alfred Francis Russell (25 August 1817 – 4 April 1884) was an Americo-Liberian missionary, planter, and politician who served as tenth President of Liberia from 1883 to 1884 after serving as vice-president under Anthony William Gardiner, whom he succeeded as president. Born in Lexington, Kentucky, Russell was emancipated in 1833 (with his mother Amelie "Milly" Crawford) by their mistress Mary Owen Todd Russell Wickliffe (Russell's grandmother through his white father). Wickliffe also emancipated his cousin, Lucretia Russell, and her four children. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alfred Francis Russell has received more than 47,329 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Alfred Francis Russell is the 13,988th most popular politician (down from 12,758th in 2019), the 9,477th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,422nd in 2019) and the 631st most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Alfred Francis Russell ranks 13,988 out of 15,710Before him are Edward Seaga, Richard Rush, David Paterson, David Davis, Joseph Lyons, and Zafarullah Khan Jamali. After him are Pat Brown, Jorge Del Castillo, Bill Nelson, Eddy Maillet, Levi Lincoln Sr., and Ján Figeľ.

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Among people born in 1817, Alfred Francis Russell ranks 64Before him are Christen Andreas Fonnesbech, Richard Spruce, Hippolyte Mège-Mouriès, George Holyoake, Richard S. Ewell, and Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen.  Among people deceased in 1884, Alfred Francis Russell ranks 56Before him are Auguste Franchomme, George Engelmann, Carlo Alberto Castigliano, Menyhért Lónyay, Judah P. Benjamin, and Arnold Henry Guyot. After him are José Eusebio Otalora and John Hutton Balfour.

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Among people born in United States, Alfred Francis Russell ranks 9,477 out of 15,968Before him are Peter Shor (1959), David Paterson (1954), Edmund M. Clarke (1945), Buddy Adler (1906), Randy Spears (1961), and Bobbie Gentry (1942). After him are Bill Fagerbakke (1957), Margaret Rhea Seddon (1947), Pat Brown (1905), Harvey Mason (1947), Bill Nelson (1942), and Levi Lincoln Sr. (1749).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Alfred Francis Russell ranks 631Before him are Paul Nitze (1907), Pete Wilson (1933), Dan White (1946), Edward Seaga (1930), Richard Rush (1780), and David Paterson (1954). After him are Pat Brown (1905), Bill Nelson (1942), Levi Lincoln Sr. (1749), Tip O'Neill (1912), Howard Dean (1948), and Jon Kyl (1942).