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Bainbridge Colby

1869 - 1950

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Bainbridge Colby (December 22, 1869 – April 11, 1950) was an American politician and attorney who was a co-founder of the United States Progressive Party and Woodrow Wilson's last Secretary of State. Colby was a Republican until he helped co-found the National Progressive Party in 1912; he ran for multiple offices as a member of that party, but never won.Colby served as Secretary of State from February 1920 until 1921, at a time when President Woodrow Wilson was medically handicapped and largely out of touch. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bainbridge Colby has received more than 103,235 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Bainbridge Colby is the 13,945th most popular politician (down from 13,221st in 2019), the 6,671st most popular biography from United States (up from 7,597th in 2019) and the 426th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Bainbridge Colby ranks 13,945 out of 15,577Before him are J. William Fulbright, Seuthes II, William Camden, Abdulqawi Yusuf, Evangelos Venizelos, and Ptolemaeus of Commagene. After him are Karandash, Yasushi Akashi, José María Castro Madriz, Pascual Madoz, Manuel Merino, and Numa Droz.

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Among people born in 1869, Bainbridge Colby ranks 124Before him are August Blom, Carlo Airoldi, Alice Hamilton, Sergey Chaplygin, Levon Shant, and Constantin Angelescu. After him are Helene Stöcker, Harry Stafford, Henriette Roland Holst, Bill Haywood, Juan Bautista Pérez, and Mehmet Emin Yurdakul. Among people deceased in 1950, Bainbridge Colby ranks 138Before him are Maurice Costello, Luise Fleck, Ransom E. Olds, Joe Fry, Antonina Nezhdanova, and Pedro Parages. After him are Arthur L. Newton, Alice Kober, Charles Bennett, Edwin Foster Coddington, Alexandros Diomidis, and Louis Wilkins.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bainbridge Colby ranks 6,671 out of 18,182Before him are Bennett Miller (1966), Eddie Cheever (1958), Michael D. Coe (1929), Brian Littrell (1975), Brian G. Hutton (1935), and Elizabeth Hartman (1943). After him are Frederick Seitz (1911), Henry Clay Frick (1849), Rush Limbaugh (1951), Steve Forrest (1925), Ann Druyan (1949), and Rachel Chagall (1952).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Bainbridge Colby ranks 426Before him are Letitia Christian Tyler (1790), Florence Bascom (1862), Timothy Pickering (1745), Robert F. Kennedy Jr. (1954), Jane Pierce (1806), and J. William Fulbright (1905). After him are Gary Locke (1950), Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann (1933), Johnny Isakson (1944), Dan Bilzerian (1980), David Rice Atchison (1807), and Edwin Stanton (1814).