Chester A. Arthur

1829 - 1886

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Chester Alan Arthur (October 5, 1829 – November 18, 1886) was an American lawyer and politician who served as the 21st president of the United States from 1881 to 1885. Previously the 20th vice president, he succeeded to the presidency upon the death of President James A. Garfield in September 1881, two months after Garfield was shot by an assassin. Arthur was born in Fairfield, Vermont, grew up in upstate New York and practiced law in New York City. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chester A. Arthur has received more than 5,497,256 page views. His biography is available in 111 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 109 in 2019). Chester A. Arthur is the 1,564th most popular politician (up from 1,880th in 2019), the 539th most popular biography from United States (up from 587th in 2019) and the 63rd most popular American Politician.

Chester A. Arthur is most famous for being the 21st President of the United States, serving from 1881 to 1885.

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Among politicians, Chester A. Arthur ranks 1,564 out of 15,710Before him are Jean-Marie Le Pen, Lin Biao, Yun Posun, Huni, Princess Isabella of Parma, and Marie Walewska. After him are Porfirio Díaz, Mahfiruz Hatun, Bill de Blasio, Olof Skötkonung, Uesugi Kenshin, and Albert Lebrun.

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Among people born in 1829, Chester A. Arthur ranks 7Before him are Geronimo, Oscar II of Sweden, Levi Strauss, August Kekulé, Anton Rubinstein, and John Everett Millais. After him are Asaph Hall, Auguste Beernaert, Alfred Brehm, Theodor Billroth, Anselm Feuerbach, and Philip Sclater. Among people deceased in 1886, Chester A. Arthur ranks 6Before him are Franz Liszt, Ramakrishna, Ludwig II of Bavaria, Emily Dickinson, and Leopold von Ranke. After him are Amilcare Ponchielli, John Deere, Alexander Ostrovsky, Ilya Ulyanov, Alexander Butlerov, and Lydia Koidula.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Chester A. Arthur ranks 539 out of 15,968Before him are Madam C. J. Walker (1867), Harper Lee (1926), Dwayne Johnson (1972), Stephen Hillenburg (1961), Howard Gardner (1943), and Ed Harris (1950). After him are Bill de Blasio (1961), Ryan O'Neal (1941), Florence Foster Jenkins (1868), Danny Trejo (1944), Emily Greene Balch (1867), and Buckminster Fuller (1895).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Chester A. Arthur ranks 63Before him are William McKinley (1843), Warren G. Harding (1865), Sarah Palin (1964), Millard Fillmore (1800), Rutherford B. Hayes (1822), and Nancy Pelosi (1940). After him are Bill de Blasio (1961), Kamehameha I (1758), Ted Kennedy (1932), Nelson Rockefeller (1908), Michael Bloomberg (1942), and Donald Rumsfeld (1932).