Ambrose Burnside

1824 - 1881

Ambrose Burnside

Ambrose Everett Burnside (May 23, 1824 – September 13, 1881) was an American soldier, railroad executive, inventor, industrialist, and politician from Rhode Island. He served as the Governor of Rhode Island from 1866 to 1869, and as a United States Senator for Rhode Island from 1875 until his death. As a Union Army general in the American Civil War of 1861-1865, he conducted successful campaigns in North Carolina and East Tennessee, as well as countering the raids of Confederate General John Hunt Morgan, but suffered disastrous defeats at the Battle of Fredericksburg and the Battle of the Crater. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ambrose Burnside has received more than 913,715 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 10,791st most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Ambrose Burnside ranks 10,732 out of 14,801Before him are Davíð Oddsson, Eusebio Ayala, Izyaslav of Polotsk, Albert Joseph Goblet d'Alviella, Stevo Pendarovski, and Jacob Brønnum Scavenius Estrup. After him are Chavalit Yongchaiyudh, John Diefenbaker, Aryenis, Salih Muslim, Autobiography of Harkhuf, and Khalid Bakdash.

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Among people born in 1824, Ambrose Burnside ranks 46Before him are Benjamin Apthorp Gould, Antonio Ghislanzoni, Adolphe Monticelli, Branko Radičević, Víctor Balaguer i Cirera, and Hieronymous Theodor Richter. After him are Juan Valera y Alcalá-Galiano, Wilhelm Hofmeister, Francesco Brioschi, Samuel Plimsoll, and Edmund Kirby Smith. Among people deceased in 1881, Ambrose Burnside ranks 53Before him are Mary Seacole, Karl Christian Bruhns, Gustav Neumann, Robert Mallet, Aleksey Pisemsky, and Florian Ceynowa. After him are Wilhelm Matthias Naeff, William Burges, John C. Pemberton, and Sidney Lanier.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ambrose Burnside ranks 4,326 out of 12,171Before him are Chuck Daly (1930), Kristen Wiig (1973), Joan Wallach Scott (1941), Phil McGraw (1950), Daniel Baldwin (1960), and Nick Cassavetes (1959). After him are David Brin (1950), Sara Teasdale (1884), Huey P. Newton (1942), Tom Brady (1977), Giovanni Ribisi (1974), and Jamie Gillis (1943).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Ambrose Burnside ranks 274Before him are William Joseph Simmons (1880), Abigail Fillmore (1798), Ronald Lauder (1944), Robert Byrd (1917), Walter Isaacson (1952), and Julia Gardiner Tyler (1820). After him are Florence Harding (1860), Stephen F. Austin (1793), Sandra Day O'Connor (1930), Michael Kahn (1935), Eric Shinseki (1942), and Jerome Powell (1953).