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Benjamin Harrison

1833 - 1901

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Benjamin Harrison (August 20, 1833 – March 13, 1901) was an American lawyer and 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 6,759,640 page views. His biography is available in 116 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 113 in 2019). Benjamin Harrison is the 925th most popular politician (down from 744th in 2019), the 271st most popular biography from United States (down from 230th in 2019) and the 38th 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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Among politicians, Benjamin Harrison ranks 925 out of 15,577Before him are Béla Kun, Cassander, Raymond Poincaré, Charles I of Hungary, Jugurtha, and Lee Myung-bak. After him are Lev Kamenev, Jiang Qing, Chaim Weizmann, Basil II, Andrew II of Hungary, and Sebastian of Portugal.

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Among people born in 1833, Benjamin Harrison ranks 6Before him are Alfred Nobel, Johannes Brahms, Alexander Borodin, Wilhelm Dilthey, and Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria. After him are Élie Ducommun, Alfred von Schlieffen, Ferdinand von Richthofen, Félicien Rops, Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, and Léon Bonnat. 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, Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld, Chlodwig, Prince of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst, Milan I of Serbia, and Charles Hermite.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Benjamin Harrison ranks 271 out of 18,182Before him are Margaret Mitchell (1900), Leonard Bernstein (1918), John Quincy Adams (1767), Claude Shannon (1916), Robert Andrews Millikan (1868), and Rachel Carson (1907). After him are Robert Fulton (1765), Jesse James (1847), Irvin D. Yalom (1931), P. T. Barnum (1810), Joe Pesci (1943), and Andrew Johnson (1808).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Benjamin Harrison ranks 38Before him are James Madison (1751), Andrew Jackson (1767), Robert F. Kennedy (1925), William Howard Taft (1857), Calvin Coolidge (1872), and John Quincy Adams (1767). After him are Andrew Johnson (1808), George Marshall (1880), Grover Cleveland (1837), Warren G. Harding (1865), William Henry Harrison (1773), and Jerry Brown (1938).