Dwight D. Eisenhower

1890 - 1969

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Dwight David Eisenhower ( EYE-zən-how-ər; born David Dwight Eisenhower; October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969), nicknamed Ike, was an American military officer and statesman who served as the 34th president of the United States from 1953 to 1961. During World War II, he was Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force in Europe and achieved the five-star rank as General of the Army. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dwight D. Eisenhower has received more than 30,062,673 page views. His biography is available in 142 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 134 in 2019). Dwight D. Eisenhower is the 169th most popular politician (up from 223rd in 2019), the 59th most popular biography from United States (up from 72nd in 2019) and the 22nd most popular American Politician.

Dwight D. Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States. He is most famous for being the Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe during World War II.

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Among politicians, Dwight D. Eisenhower ranks 169 out of 19,576Before him are Cardinal Richelieu, Mehmed IV, Francis I of France, Vespasian, Claudius, and Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are Lech Wałęsa, Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor, Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor, George W. Bush, Salvador Allende, and Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.

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Among people born in 1890, Dwight D. Eisenhower ranks 4Before him are Charles de Gaulle, Agatha Christie, and H. P. Lovecraft. After him are Ho Chi Minh, Friedrich Paulus, Vyacheslav Molotov, Boris Pasternak, Egon Schiele, Karel Čapek, Alfred Jodl, and Fritz Lang. Among people deceased in 1969, Dwight D. Eisenhower ranks 1After him are Ho Chi Minh, Karl Jaspers, Theodor W. Adorno, Walter Gropius, Franz von Papen, Sharon Tate, Judy Garland, Rocky Marciano, Otto Stern, Kliment Voroshilov, and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower ranks 59 out of 20,380Before him are Al Gore (1948), Joseph Smith (1805), Andy Warhol (1928), Howard Hughes (1905), Robert Frost (1874), and Henry Ford (1863). After him are John Wilkes Booth (1838), George W. Bush (1946), Bette Davis (1908), Marlon Brando (1924), Stanley Kubrick (1928), and Bill Gates (1955).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower ranks 22Before him are Benjamin Franklin (1706), Ronald Reagan (1911), George Washington (1732), Harry S. Truman (1884), Bernie Sanders (1941), and Al Gore (1948). After him are George W. Bush (1946), George H. W. Bush (1924), Bill Clinton (1946), Theodore Roosevelt (1858), Woodrow Wilson (1856), and Gerald Ford (1913).