Button Gwinnett

1735 - 1777

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Button Gwinnett (1735 – May 19, 1777) was an English-born American founding father who, as a representative of Georgia to the Continental Congress, was one of the signatories (first signature on the left) on the United States Declaration of Independence. He was also, briefly, the provisional president of Georgia in 1777, and Gwinnett County (now a major suburb of metropolitan Atlanta) was named for him. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Button Gwinnett has received more than 408,510 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Button Gwinnett is the 14,472nd most popular politician, the 4,894th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 548th most popular British Politician.

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Among politicians, Button Gwinnett ranks 14,472 out of 15,710Before him are Ska Keller, Richard Blumenthal, Bruce Golding, Khamis Gaddafi, Ivans Klementjevs, and Asa Hutchinson. After him are Jaan Ehlvest, Chidambaram Subramaniam, Erwin Sellering, Eli Yishai, Sam Rayburn, and Newton D. Baker.

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Among people born in 1735, Button Gwinnett ranks 24Before him are József Alvinczi, Paul Kray, Augustus FitzRoy, 3rd Duke of Grafton, Ivan Kulibin, Tobias Furneaux, and John Carroll.  Among people deceased in 1777, Button Gwinnett ranks 17Before him are Alexander Sumarokov, Bernard de Jussieu, Princess Amalia of Nassau-Dietz, Dai Zhen, Dolly Pentreath, and John Bartram.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Button Gwinnett ranks 4,894 out of 6,924Before him are Lynne Ramsay (1969), Paula Radcliffe (1973), Anna Chancellor (1965), Tara Fitzgerald (1967), Rachel Hurd-Wood (1990), and Malcolm Allison (1927). After him are Dennis Wise (1966), J. G. Farrell (1935), Tanya Tate (1979), Martin Atkinson (1971), Ashley Jensen (1969), and Joey Barton (1982).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Button Gwinnett ranks 548Before him are Jo Cox (1974), John Hamilton-Gordon, 1st Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair (1847), Selwyn Lloyd (1904), James McHenry (1753), Ninian Stephen (1923), and Harry Atkinson (1831). After him are Peter Mandelson (1953), William Hague (1961), Herbert Morrison (1888), Peter Robinson (1948), Leon Brittan (1939), and Priti Patel (1972).