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David Rice Atchison

1807 - 1886

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David Rice Atchison (August 11, 1807 – January 26, 1886) was a mid-19th century Democratic United States Senator from Missouri. He served as President pro tempore of the United States Senate for six years. Atchison served as a major general in the Missouri State Militia in 1838 during Missouri's Mormon War and as a Confederate brigadier general during the American Civil War under Major General Sterling Price in the Missouri Home Guard. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Rice Atchison has received more than 620,191 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. David Rice Atchison is the 13,979th most popular politician (down from 13,279th in 2019), the 6,731st most popular biography from United States (up from 7,743rd in 2019) and the 431st most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, David Rice Atchison ranks 13,979 out of 15,577Before him are Johnny Isakson, Italo Santelli, Hamilcar I of Carthage, Gyude Bryant, Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi, and Dan Bilzerian. After him are Bres, Knud Kristensen, Mari Kiviniemi, Johan Ludwig Mowinckel, Érik Orsenna, and Ján Zachara.

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Among people born in 1807, David Rice Atchison ranks 41Before him are Napoléon Henri Reber, Ye Mingchen, Johann Wilhelm Schirmer, Joseph Decaisne, Luigi Palmieri, and Theodor Ludwig Wilhelm von Bischoff. After him are Robert McClure, Jules Verreaux, Bernhard Horwitz, Emily Donelson, Johan Sebastian Welhaven, and Wilford Woodruff. Among people deceased in 1886, David Rice Atchison ranks 46Before him are Albert Küchler, Jules Malou, Johan Nicolai Madvig, Juan Esteban Pedernera, Tomás Villalba, and Eduard Oscar Schmidt. After him are Edmond Laguerre, Gustav Fischer, Henry Hobson Richardson, Joseph Victor von Scheffel, Samuel J. Tilden, and Randolph Caldecott.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, David Rice Atchison ranks 6,731 out of 18,182Before him are Edgar Winter (1946), Jacqueline Mars (1939), Dan Bilzerian (1980), John Pope (1822), John L. Hennessy (1952), and Ben Bova (1932). After him are Justin Bartha (1978), Richard Russo (1949), Gary Dourdan (1966), Harvey S. Firestone (1868), George Jones (1931), and Nils Lofgren (1951).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, David Rice Atchison ranks 431Before him are J. William Fulbright (1905), Bainbridge Colby (1869), Gary Locke (1950), Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann (1933), Johnny Isakson (1944), and Dan Bilzerian (1980). After him are Edwin Stanton (1814), Enoch L. Johnson (1883), Metacomet (1639), Gina Raimondo (1971), John W. Foster (1836), and Wilbur Ross (1937).