Domingo Faustino Sarmiento

1811 - 1888

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Domingo Faustino Sarmiento (February 15, 1811 – September 11, 1888) was an Argentine activist, intellectual, writer, statesman and the second President of Argentina. His writing spanned a wide range of genres and topics, from journalism to autobiography, to political philosophy and history. He was a member of a group of intellectuals, known as the Generation of 1837, who had a great influence on 19th-century Argentina. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Domingo Faustino Sarmiento has received more than 321,409 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Domingo Faustino Sarmiento is the 4,818th most popular politician (down from 4,078th in 2019), the 62nd most popular biography from Argentina (down from 48th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Argentinean Politician.

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Among politicians, Domingo Faustino Sarmiento ranks 4,818 out of 15,710Before him are Omurtag of Bulgaria, Saionji Kinmochi, Shimazu Yoshihiro, Herihor, Baron Alexander von Bach, and Siamun. After him are Bertrand de Blanchefort, Hans Jeschonnek, Maharbal, Lord Randolph Churchill, István Tisza, and Son Sen.

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Among people born in 1811, Domingo Faustino Sarmiento ranks 20Before him are François Achille Bazaine, Ambroise Thomas, Elisha Otis, Karl Anton, Prince of Hohenzollern, Zeng Guofan, and Jón Sigurðsson. After him are Aristide Cavaillé-Coll, Jules Dupré, Ferdinand Hiller, Infante Sebastian of Portugal and Spain, Princess Louise Amelie of Baden, and Friedrich Anton Wilhelm Miquel. Among people deceased in 1888, Domingo Faustino Sarmiento ranks 21Before him are Anton Mauve, Theodor Storm, Paul Langerhans, Mary Ann Nichols, Johannes Zukertort, and Namık Kemal. After him are Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay, Annie Chapman, Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen, Edward Lear, Elizabeth Stride, and Catherine Eddowes.

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In Argentina

Among people born in Argentina, Domingo Faustino Sarmiento ranks 62 out of 900Before him are Héctor Cúper (1955), Mauricio Kagel (1931), Mauricio Macri (1959), Adolfo Pérez Esquivel (1931), Gustavo Santaolalla (1951), and Quino (1932). After him are Carlos Bilardo (1938), Chris de Burgh (1948), Isabel Sarli (1929), Jorge Valdano (1955), Hipólito Yrigoyen (1852), and Jorge Solari (1941).

Among POLITICIANS In Argentina

Among politicians born in Argentina, Domingo Faustino Sarmiento ranks 17Before him are Reynaldo Bignone (1928), Raúl Alfonsín (1927), Fernando de la Rúa (1937), Juan Manuel de Rosas (1793), Roberto Eduardo Viola (1924), and Mauricio Macri (1959). After him are Hipólito Yrigoyen (1852), Carlos Saavedra Lamas (1878), Alberto Fernández (1959), Violet Jessop (1887), Eduardo Duhalde (1941), and Bartolomé Mitre (1821).