DeWitt Clinton

1769 - 1828

DeWitt Clinton

DeWitt Clinton (March 2, 1769 – February 11, 1828), whose name was almost always spelled De Witt during his lifetime and until the late 20th century, was an American politician and naturalist who served as a United States Senator, Mayor of New York City, and as the sixth Governor of New York. In this last capacity, he was largely responsible for the construction of the Erie Canal. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of DeWitt Clinton has received more than 532,715 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 12,412th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, DeWitt Clinton ranks 12,310 out of 14,801Before him are Zlatko Lagumdžija, Jean-Louis Debré, Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Norman Mineta, Theodore Long, and Rodney Williams. After him are Guy Scott, Roque González Garza, Princess Alexia of Greece and Denmark, Gamal Mubarak, Daniyal Akhmetov, and Samuel J. Tilden.

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Among people born in 1769, DeWitt Clinton ranks 34Before him are Edward Daniel Clarke, Vasily Stasov, Augustus Christian Frederick, Duke of Anhalt-Köthen, Mahmud Shah Durrani, George W. Campbell, and Isaac Brock.  Among people deceased in 1828, DeWitt Clinton ranks 32Before him are Jean-Joseph, Marquis Dessolles, Louis Augustin Guillaume Bosc, Vincenzo Monti, Rachel Jackson, François Isaac de Rivaz, and Thomas Bewick. After him is John Oxley.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, DeWitt Clinton ranks 6,473 out of 12,171Before him are Bonnie Raitt (1949), Dorothy Cheney (1916), Norman Mineta (1931), Armie Hammer (1986), Chill Wills (1902), and Theodore Long (1947). After him are The Fabulous Moolah (1923), Curtis T. McMullen (1958), Lyle Lovett (1957), Dustin Moskovitz (1984), Gary Cole (1956), and Matthew Labyorteaux (1966).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, DeWitt Clinton ranks 432Before him are Charles Lang (1902), Joe Torre (1940), Philander C. Knox (1853), Charles Carroll of Carrollton (1737), Norman Mineta (1931), and Theodore Long (1947). After him are Samuel J. Tilden (1814), Hamilton Fish (1808), Ramsey Clark (1927), Rodney Mullen (1966), Frank Knox (1874), and Mary Arthur McElroy (1841).