Chester A. Arthur

1829 - 1886

Chester A. Arthur

Chester Alan Arthur (October 5, 1829 – November 18, 1886) was an American attorney 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 4,185,975 page views. His biography is available in 109 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,894th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Chester A. Arthur ranks 1,881 out of 14,801Before him are Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia, Childeric II, Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, James I of Scotland, Mieszko I of Poland, and Samo. After him are Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester, Ernest, Duke of Austria, Maria Anna of Bavaria, Alfonso the Battler, Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, and Jebe.

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

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Chester A. Arthur ranks 587 out of 12,171Before him are Harry Belafonte (1927), Ellen Burstyn (1932), Roy Orbison (1936), Harold Lasswell (1902), Henry Mancini (1924), and Martin Lewis Perl (1927). After him are Thomas Wolfe (1900), Ruth Benedict (1887), Robert Ludlum (1927), Matthew C. Perry (1794), T. S. Eliot (1888), and Charles Taze Russell (1852).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Chester A. Arthur ranks 65Before him are Rutherford B. Hayes (1822), Ted Kennedy (1932), John Kerry (1943), Sarah Palin (1964), Kamehameha I (1758), and Donald Rumsfeld (1932). After him are Nelson Rockefeller (1908), Colin Powell (1937), Eliot Ness (1903), Boris Johnson (1964), Joseph McCarthy (1908), and Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. (1888).