Charles Carroll of Carrollton

1737 - 1832

Charles Carroll of Carrollton

Charles Carroll (September 19, 1737 – November 14, 1832), known as Charles Carroll of Carrollton or Charles Carroll III to distinguish him from his similarly-named relatives, was an American statesman, a wealthy Maryland planter, an early advocate of independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the signers of the American Declaration of Independence. The sole Catholic signer of the Declaration, he is one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Carroll was known contemporaneously as the "First Citizen" of the American Colonies, a consequence of his editorials in the Maryland Gazette. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Carroll of Carrollton has received more than 588,346 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 12,408th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Charles Carroll of Carrollton ranks 12,306 out of 14,801Before him are Manuel Serifo Nhamadjo, Moses Blah, Mangosuthu Buthelezi, Ephraïm Inoni, Zlatko Lagumdžija, and Jean-Louis Debré. After him are Norman Mineta, Theodore Long, Rodney Williams, DeWitt Clinton, Guy Scott, and Roque González Garza.

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Among people born in 1737, Charles Carroll of Carrollton ranks 23Before him are Morten Thrane Brünnich, Antoine Bruni d'Entrecasteaux, Alexander Dalrymple, William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne, Ernest Augustus II, Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, and Vasily Bazhenov.  Among people deceased in 1832, Charles Carroll of Carrollton ranks 35Before him are Ghazi Muhammad, Henri Cassini, Casimir Pierre Périer, John Leslie, Johann Friedrich Adam, and Barnaba Oriani. After him is George Crabbe.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Charles Carroll of Carrollton ranks 6,464 out of 12,171Before him are Richard Hell (1949), Hal Greer (1936), Jake E. Lee (1957), Elisabeth Moss (1982), Walter Breuning (1896), and Edward Van Sloan (1882). After him are Bebe Rexha (1989), Devon Aoki (1982), Bonnie Raitt (1949), Dorothy Cheney (1916), Norman Mineta (1931), and Armie Hammer (1986).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Charles Carroll of Carrollton ranks 429Before him are Robert A. Taft (1889), Harry Reid (1939), Bill Bradley (1943), Charles Lang (1902), Joe Torre (1940), and Philander C. Knox (1853). After him are Norman Mineta (1931), Theodore Long (1947), DeWitt Clinton (1769), Samuel J. Tilden (1814), Hamilton Fish (1808), and Ramsey Clark (1927).