Andrew Dickson White

1832 - 1918

Andrew Dickson White

Andrew Dickson White (November 7, 1832 – November 4, 1918) was an American historian and educator, who was the cofounder of 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 156,078 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,117th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Andrew Dickson White ranks 4,095 out of 14,801Before him are Magnus Gabriel De la Gardie, Wu Qi, Leopold, Grand Duke of Baden, Emperor Tsuchimikado, Spitamenes, and Boris II of Bulgaria. After him are Theudis, Munmu of Silla, István Széchenyi, Lê Đức Anh, Cangjie, and Constance of Antioch.

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Among people born in 1832, Andrew Dickson White ranks 21Before him are George, King of Saxony, Grand Duke Michael Nikolaevich of Russia, Ármin Vámbéry, Louisa May Alcott, Jules Ferry, and Wilhelm Busch. After him are Felice Beato, Infanta Luisa Fernanda, Duchess of Montpensier, Alfred von Waldersee, Émile Gaboriau, Hudson Taylor, and Michel Bréal. Among people deceased in 1918, Andrew Dickson White ranks 47Before him are Koloman Moser, Sai Baba of Shirdi, István Tisza, Charles-Émile Reynaud, Emil Jellinek, and Paul von Rennenkampf. After him are Julius Wellhausen, César Ritz, Daniel Burley Woolfall, Stepan Shaumian, Hermann von Eichhorn, and Prince Erik, Duke of Västmanland.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Andrew Dickson White ranks 1,326 out of 12,171Before him are James Patterson (1947), Eric Roberts (1956), Ray Ewry (1873), Stanley Kramer (1913), Donald J. Cram (1919), and Geena Davis (1956). After him are Edwin G. Krebs (1918), Bruce McCandless II (1937), Ma Barker (1873), Dave Mustaine (1961), Henry Hathaway (1898), and John Fogerty (1945).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Andrew Dickson White ranks 95Before him are John Foster Dulles (1888), Red Cloud (1822), Cordell Hull (1871), George Clinton (1739), Tecumseh (1768), and Aaron Burr (1756). After him are William Walker (1824), Conrad Hilton (1887), Meir Kahane (1932), Paul P. Harris (1868), Charles G. Dawes (1865), and Caroline Kennedy (1957).