Andrew Dickson White

1832 - 1918

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Andrew Dickson White (November 7, 1832 – November 4, 1918) was an American historian and educator who cofounded Cornell University and served as its first president for nearly two decades. He was known for expanding the scope of college curricula. A politician, he had served as state senator in New York. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrew Dickson White has received more than 206,343 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Andrew Dickson White is the 3,614th most popular politician (up from 4,092nd in 2019), the 1,205th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,326th in 2019) and the 86th most popular American Politician.

Andrew Dickson White was an American historian and educator. He is most famous for his two-volume "History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom" which is a history of the conflict between religion and science.

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Among politicians, Andrew Dickson White ranks 3,614 out of 15,710Before him are Robert I, Count of Artois, John Hyrcanus, Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Zumbi, Victorinus, and Wei Zifu. After him are Menkauhor Kaiu, Tancred of Hauteville, Balash, Fatma Sultan, Geunchogo of Baekje, and Ashikaga Takauji.

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Among people born in 1832, Andrew Dickson White ranks 19Before him are Ivan Shishkin, José Echegaray, George, King of Saxony, Grand Duke Michael Nikolaevich of Russia, Ármin Vámbéry, and Osman Nuri Pasha. After him are Jules Ferry, Felice Beato, Infanta Luisa Fernanda, Duchess of Montpensier, Wilhelm Busch, Alfred von Waldersee, and Henry Steel Olcott. Among people deceased in 1918, Andrew Dickson White ranks 43Before him are Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, Lili Boulanger, John Bauer, César Ritz, Charles-Émile Reynaud, and Koloman Moser. After him are Julius Wellhausen, Emil Jellinek, Paul von Rennenkampf, Ivan Cankar, Eusebi Güell, and Prince Erik, Duke of Västmanland.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Andrew Dickson White ranks 1,205 out of 15,968Before him are Brooke Shields (1965), Joseph Kosuth (1945), Vernon L. Smith (1927), John Dickson Carr (1906), Fredric Brown (1906), and E. O. Wilson (1929). After him are River Phoenix (1970), Alfred Thayer Mahan (1840), Albert Pike (1809), Nelson Goodman (1906), Carl Reiner (1922), and Dalton Trumbo (1905).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Andrew Dickson White ranks 86Before him are John Foster Dulles (1888), Hiram Bingham III (1875), Allen Dulles (1893), Mike Pence (1959), Mark Felt (1913), and Harvey Milk (1930). After him are Frank B. Kellogg (1856), Condoleezza Rice (1954), Red Cloud (1822), Tecumseh (1768), Cordell Hull (1871), and Rudy Giuliani (1944).