Benjamin Butler

1818 - 1893

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Benjamin Franklin Butler (November 5, 1818 – January 11, 1893) was a major general of the Union Army, politician, lawyer and businessman from Massachusetts. Born in New Hampshire and raised in Lowell, Massachusetts, Butler is best known as a political major general of the Union Army during the American Civil War, and for his leadership role in the impeachment of U.S. President Andrew Johnson. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Benjamin Butler has received more than 279,129 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Benjamin Butler is the 11,808th most popular politician (up from 11,906th in 2019), the 5,536th most popular biography from United States and the 347th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Benjamin Butler ranks 11,808 out of 15,710Before her are Khondaker Mostaq Ahmad, Calixto García, Omayra Sánchez, Dénes Berinkey, Melchior Ndadaye, and Tomás Villalba. After her are Daouda Malam Wanké, Marvin Hart, Jüri Jaakson, Anselmo Alliegro y Milá, Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos, and Hotepibre.

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Among people born in 1818, Benjamin Butler ranks 68Before her are Heinrich Zollinger, Louis Buffet, Thomas Francis Wade, Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa, Angelica Singleton Van Buren, and Mikhail Katkov. After her are Dimitrie Brătianu, Constantin von Wurzbach, Lucy Stone, Henry Litolff, José María Castro Madriz, and Irvin McDowell. Among people deceased in 1893, Benjamin Butler ranks 52Before her are Grigor Parlichev, Ignacio Manuel Altamirano, Carl Christoffer Georg Andræ, Pierre Tirard, John Atkinson Grimshaw, and Louis Ruchonnet. After her are Constantin von Wurzbach, Samuel Baker, John O. Westwood, Lucy Stone, Ion Emanuel Florescu, and Richard Spruce.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Benjamin Butler ranks 5,536 out of 15,968Before her are Fred Kelly (1891), Mel Ramos (1935), Tiny Tim (1932), Joan Wallach Scott (1941), Christine Lahti (1950), and Saoirse Ronan (1994). After her are Marilyn Miller (1898), Broncho Billy Anderson (1880), Bobby Bland (1930), Marvin Hart (1876), Sally Kellerman (1937), and Jodi Lyn O'Keefe (1978).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Benjamin Butler ranks 347Before her are Harry Hopkins (1890), Sally Yates (1960), Harriet Lane (1830), Robert Zoellick (1953), Sarah Childress Polk (1803), and John J. McCloy (1895). After her are Marvin Hart (1876), Eric Shinseki (1942), Jeff Sessions (1946), Juan Trippe (1899), George Mason (1725), and Janet Reno (1938).