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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 co-founded Cornell University, one of eight Ivy League universities in the United States, 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 New York state senator and was later appointed as U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrew Dickson White has received more than 270,660 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Andrew Dickson White is the 3,776th most popular politician (down from 3,608th in 2019), the 1,227th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,204th in 2019) and the 90th 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 3,776 out of 15,577Before him are Alfonso, Prince of Asturias, Catherine of Navarre, Alberto Fernández, Memnon, Manfred Rommel, and Condoleezza Rice. After him are Hibatullah Akhundzada, Princess Désirée, Baroness Silfverschiöld, Denis Thatcher, Nguyễn Xuân Phúc, Muazzez Sultan, and Infanta Maria Antonia of Portugal.

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Among people born in 1832, Andrew Dickson White ranks 20Before him are George, King of Saxony, Jules Ferry, Grand Duke Michael Nikolaevich of Russia, Ármin Vámbéry, Felice Beato, and Alfred von Waldersee. After him are Osman Nuri Pasha, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, Infanta Luisa Fernanda, Duchess of Montpensier, Wilhelm Busch, Michel Bréal, and Émile Gaboriau. Among people deceased in 1918, Andrew Dickson White ranks 43Before him are Lili Boulanger, Aleksandr Lyapunov, Charles-Émile Reynaud, Eusebi Güell, Koloman Moser, and Emil Jellinek. After him are John Bauer, Julius Wellhausen, Anna Dostoevskaya, Paul von Rennenkampf, César Ritz, and István Tisza.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Andrew Dickson White ranks 1,227 out of 18,182Before him are Richard Donner (1930), Lawrence Klein (1920), James Spader (1960), Jackie Coogan (1914), Uma Thurman (1970), and Condoleezza Rice (1954). After him are Barry Seal (1939), Snoop Dogg (1971), Wesley Snipes (1962), Ronnie Coleman (1964), Natalie Clifford Barney (1876), and Merton Miller (1923).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Andrew Dickson White ranks 90Before him are Mark Felt (1913), Éamon de Valera (1882), Jill Biden (1951), Dred Scott (1795), Avery Brundage (1887), and Condoleezza Rice (1954). After him are Aaron Burr (1756), John Foster Dulles (1888), Mike Pence (1959), Red Cloud (1822), Charles G. Dawes (1865), and Allen Dulles (1893).