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Chief Seattle

1786 - 1866

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Chief Seattle (c. 1786 – June 7, 1866) was a Suquamish and Duwamish chief. A leading figure among his people, he pursued a path of accommodation to white settlers, forming a personal relationship with "Doc" Maynard. The city of Seattle, in the U.S. state of Washington, was named after him. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chief Seattle has received more than 1,962,091 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia. Chief Seattle is the 4,629th most popular politician, the 1,540th most popular biography from United States and the 101st most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Chief Seattle ranks 4,629 out of 15,577Before him are Takelot II, Abu Yaqub Yusuf, Bořivoj I, Duke of Bohemia, Karl I, Prince of Liechtenstein, Gaius Calpurnius Piso, and Prince Robert, Duke of Chartres. After him are Artemisia II of Caria, Francisco da Costa Gomes, Lajos Batthyány, Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Empress Kōken, and Antigonus II Mattathias.

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Among people born in 1786, Chief Seattle ranks 17Before him are Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia, John Franklin, Davy Crockett, Friedrich Kuhlau, Charles, Grand Duke of Baden, and Duke Pius August in Bavaria. After him are Guadalupe Victoria, Kunisada, William George Horner, François-Édouard Picot, Ludwig Börne, and Marceline Desbordes-Valmore. Among people deceased in 1866, Chief Seattle ranks 6Before him are Bernhard Riemann, George Everest, Maria Amalia of Naples and Sicily, Miguel I of Portugal, and Karl Ludwig Hencke. After him are William Whewell, Tokugawa Iemochi, Hermann Goldschmidt, Thomas Hodgkin, Adolph Diesterweg, and Philipp Franz von Siebold.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Chief Seattle ranks 1,540 out of 18,182Before him are Dorothy Malone (1924), Carson McCullers (1917), Richard F. Heck (1931), Robert B. Wilson (1937), Brad Dourif (1950), and Jennifer Garner (1972). After him are Thomas J. Sargent (1943), Martha Stewart (1941), Benedict Arnold (1741), James Van Allen (1914), Jake Gyllenhaal (1980), and Matt LeBlanc (1967).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Chief Seattle ranks 101Before him are Charles G. Dawes (1865), Allen Dulles (1893), John Dickinson (1732), George Papandreou (1952), Conrad Hilton (1887), and Janet Yellen (1946). After him are William Walker (1824), Samuel Adams (1722), George Clinton (1739), Elijah Muhammad (1897), Hiram Bingham III (1875), and Walter Mondale (1928).