Daniel Webster

1782 - 1852

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Daniel Webster (January 18, 1782 – October 24, 1852) was an American lawyer and statesman who represented New Hampshire and Massachusetts in the U.S. Congress and served as the U.S. Secretary of State under Presidents William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, and Millard Fillmore. As one of the most prominent American lawyers of the 19th century, he argued over 200 cases before the U.S. Supreme Court between 1814 and his death in 1852. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Daniel Webster has received more than 1,896,743 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Daniel Webster is the 11,122nd most popular politician (down from 10,108th in 2019), the 4,828th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,881st in 2019) and the 302nd most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Daniel Webster ranks 11,122 out of 15,710Before him are Alejandro Maldonado, Shehbaz Sharif, Dobri Bozhilov, Machanidas, Æthelheard of Wessex, and Tibor Szamuely. After him are Dragutin Šurbek, Ahmed Aboutaleb, Henryk Jabłoński, Ali Akbar Velayati, Valeriu Muravschi, and Princess Amelia of Great Britain.

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Among people born in 1782, Daniel Webster ranks 34Before him are Princess Marie of Baden, Esaias Tegnér, Alexander von Benckendorff, Friedrich Ernst Ludwig von Fischer, Pōmare II, and Prince Maximilian of Wied-Neuwied. After him are Steen Steensen Blicher, Georgios Kountouriotis, Nicolaus Michael Oppel, Lewis Cass, and Thomas Hart Benton. Among people deceased in 1852, Daniel Webster ranks 45Before him are Eugène Burnouf, Achille Richard, Nicolae Bălcescu, Pavel Fedotov, Margaret Taylor, and Edward Bransfield. After him are Wilhelm Hisinger, Carlos María de Alvear, James Francis Stephens, František Čelakovský, José Ballivián, and Francisco Javier Echeverría.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Daniel Webster ranks 4,828 out of 15,968Before him are Paul Morrissey (1938), Jane Dee Hull (1935), Don Felder (1947), Horace Greeley (1811), Jessie Royce Landis (1896), and Michael J. Pollard (1939). After him are Marianne Moore (1887), Dennis Lehane (1965), Barry Dennen (1938), Robert Barro (1944), Vincent Gallo (1961), and Robert Richardson (1955).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Daniel Webster ranks 302Before him are Lyndon LaRouche (1922), Ida Saxton McKinley (1847), Alger Hiss (1904), William Wirt (1772), Jane Dee Hull (1935), and Horace Greeley (1811). After him are Gus Hall (1910), Sargent Shriver (1915), Fred Thompson (1942), Jill Biden (1951), Sandra Day O'Connor (1930), and Bruce Rauner (1957).