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 grandson of the ninth president, William Henry Harrison, and a great-grandson of Benjamin Harrison V, a founding father who signed the United States Declaration of Independence. 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 6,216,163 page views. His biography is available in 113 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 111 in 2019). Benjamin Harrison is the 745th most popular politician (up from 1,336th in 2019), the 230th most popular biography from United States (up from 398th in 2019) and the 36th 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 745 out of 15,710Before him are Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, Cleopatra I Syra, Otto III, Holy Roman Emperor, Phocas, Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor, and Anastasius I Dicorus. After him are Louis V of France, Antiochus III the Great, Ardashir I, Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein, Geta, and Andrew Jackson.

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Among people born in 1833, Benjamin Harrison ranks 5Before him are Alfred Nobel, Johannes Brahms, Alexander Borodin, and Wilhelm Dilthey. After him are Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria, Alfred von Schlieffen, Élie Ducommun, Ferdinand von Richthofen, Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, Eugen Dühring, 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, Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld, Milan I of Serbia, Chlodwig, Prince of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst, and Charles Hermite.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Benjamin Harrison ranks 230 out of 15,968Before him are George S. Patton (1885), Robert Duvall (1931), James Monroe (1758), Barry White (1944), Robert Andrews Millikan (1868), and Sigourney Weaver (1949). After him are Henry Miller (1891), Tommy Lee Jones (1946), Andrew Jackson (1767), Robert K. Merton (1910), Robert Fulton (1765), and William James Sidis (1898).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Benjamin Harrison ranks 36Before him are Bernie Sanders (1941), Robert F. Kennedy (1925), John Adams (1735), George Marshall (1880), Herbert Hoover (1874), and James Monroe (1758). After him are Andrew Jackson (1767), Dick Cheney (1941), Jerry Brown (1938), William Henry Harrison (1773), William Jennings Bryan (1860), and William Howard Taft (1857).