Benjamin Harrison

1833 - 1901

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Benjamin Harrison (August 20, 1833 – March 13, 1901) was an American politician who served as the 23rd president of the United States from 1889 to 1893. He was a member of the Harrison family of Virginia—a grandson of the ninth president, William Henry Harrison, and a great-grandson of Benjamin Harrison V, a Founding Father. Harrison was born on a farm by the Ohio River and graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Benjamin Harrison has received more than 7,949,353 page views. His biography is available in 120 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 116 in 2019). Benjamin Harrison is the 731st most popular politician (up from 917th in 2019), the 212th most popular biography from United States (up from 271st in 2019) and the 39th most popular American Politician.

Benjamin Harrison was the 23rd president of the United States. He was also the grandson of the 9th president, William Henry Harrison.

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Over the past year Benjamin Harrison has had the most page views in the with 1,067,393 views, followed by Spanish (218,975), and Russian (84,256). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Limburgish (143.36%), Icelandic (122.32%), and Spanish (94.28%)


Among politicians, Benjamin Harrison ranks 731 out of 19,576Before him are Edvard Beneš, Alexander Kerensky, Charles IX of Sweden, John III of Sweden, Ptolemy IV Philopator, and Valentinian I. After him are Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor, Subhas Chandra Bose, Ladislaus the Posthumous, Václav Klaus, Mustafa IV, and Antiochus III the Great.

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Among people born in 1833, Benjamin Harrison ranks 3Before him are Alfred Nobel, and Johannes Brahms. After him are Wilhelm Dilthey, Alexander Borodin, Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria, Élie Ducommun, Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, Alfred von Schlieffen, Ferdinand von Richthofen, Edwin Booth, and Félicien Rops. Among people deceased in 1901, Benjamin Harrison ranks 6Before him are Giuseppe Verdi, Queen Victoria, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Victoria, Princess Royal, and Johanna Spyri. After him are Arnold Böcklin, William McKinley, Milan I of Serbia, Charles Hermite, Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld, and Chlodwig, Prince of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Benjamin Harrison ranks 212 out of 20,380Before him are Thomas Kuhn (1922), John B. Watson (1878), John Williams (1932), Carl Sagan (1934), Cameron Diaz (1972), and Buzz Aldrin (1930). After him are Richard Gere (1949), John Quincy Adams (1767), Robert Andrews Millikan (1868), Quentin Tarantino (1963), Barry White (1944), and Rocky Marciano (1923).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Benjamin Harrison ranks 39Before him are John Adams (1735), James Monroe (1758), Herbert Hoover (1874), Sitting Bull (1831), Geronimo (1829), and James Madison (1751). After him are John Quincy Adams (1767), James A. Garfield (1831), Robert F. Kennedy (1925), George Marshall (1880), William Howard Taft (1857), and William Jennings Bryan (1860).