Edward M. House

1858 - 1938

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Edward Mandell House (July 26, 1858 – March 28, 1938) was an American diplomat, and an adviser to President Woodrow Wilson. He was known by the nickname Colonel House, although he had performed no military service. He was a highly influential back-stage politician in Texas before becoming a key supporter of the presidential bid of Wilson in 1912. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward M. House has received more than 270,582 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Edward M. House is the 48th most popular diplomat (down from 46th in 2019), the 6,008th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,849th in 2019) and the 12th most popular American Diplomat.

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Among diplomats, Edward M. House ranks 48 out of 51Before him are Ángel Sanz Briz, Damião de Góis, Ralph Bunche, J. Christopher Stevens, Jules Cambon, and Adlai Stevenson II. After him are Vatslav Vorovsky, Christiana Figueres, Bajrakitiyabha, and Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva.

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Among people born in 1858, Edward M. House ranks 94Before him are Carl Swartz, Georges Courteline, Ferdinand Albin Pax, Alexandre Michon, John Russell, and Stoyan Danev. After him are Carlo Luigi Spegazzini, Frederick Lugard, 1st Baron Lugard, Beatrice Webb, Charles Hardinge, 1st Baron Hardinge of Penshurst, José Leite de Vasconcelos, and Take Ionescu. Among people deceased in 1938, Edward M. House ranks 144Before him are Aleksander Kakowski, Miguel Fleta, Gustav Heinrich Johann Apollon Tammann, Yevgeny Polivanov, Michel Giacobini, and Lev Schnirelmann. After him are Harvey S. Firestone, Grey Owl, Pearl White, John Jacob Abel, Steve Bloomer, and Herbert Jamison.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Edward M. House ranks 6,008 out of 15,968Before him are Smedley Butler (1881), Jack Albertson (1907), Jakob Dylan (1969), Eudora Welty (1909), Bridget Moynahan (1971), and Ronnie Radke (1983). After him are Archibald MacLeish (1892), Kevin Sussman (1970), Jon Lovitz (1957), Joseph Sargent (1925), Bob Hite (1943), and Anna Louise Strong (1885).

Among DIPLOMATS In United States

Among diplomats born in United States, Edward M. House ranks 12Before him are Dean Acheson (1893), Jean Kennedy Smith (1928), Richard Holbrooke (1941), Ralph Bunche (1904), J. Christopher Stevens (1960), and Adlai Stevenson II (1900).