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 as Colonel House, although his rank was honorary and 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 304,967 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Edward M. House is the 48th most popular diplomat, the 5,376th most popular biography from United States (up from 6,004th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Diplomat.

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Among diplomats, Edward M. House ranks 48 out of 52Before him are Richard Holbrooke, Friedrich Martens, J. Christopher Stevens, Damião de Góis, Ángel Sanz Briz, and Jules Cambon. After him are Adlai Stevenson II, Vatslav Vorovsky, Christiana Figueres, Bajrakitiyabha, and Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva.

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Among people born in 1858, Edward M. House ranks 92Before him are José Miguel Gómez, Heinrich Zille, George Albert Boulenger, Yukio Ozaki, Edmond Aman-Jean, and Heinrich XXVII, Prince Reuss Younger Line. After him are Hans Meyer, Beatrice Webb, Frederick Lugard, 1st Baron Lugard, Alexandre Michon, Georges Courteline, and Charles Hardinge, 1st Baron Hardinge of Penshurst. Among people deceased in 1938, Edward M. House ranks 143Before him are Aleksander Kakowski, Tang Shaoyi, Helena Westermarck, Wage Rudolf Supratman, Christian Rohlfs, and Pearl White. After him are Osip Piatnitsky, Nikolai Gikalo, Édouard-Alfred Martel, Teodor Axentowicz, Víctor Morales, and Jørgen-Frantz Jacobsen.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Edward M. House ranks 5,376 out of 18,182Before him are Madeline Kahn (1942), Louis Calhern (1895), Don Murray (1929), Darlanne Fluegel (1953), Adam Lambert (1982), and Al Corley (1956). After him are Joseph Banks Rhine (1895), Peter Krause (1965), Ford Sterling (1883), Ethel Waters (1896), Madison Grant (1865), and Burt Rutan (1943).

Among DIPLOMATS In United States

Among diplomats born in United States, Edward M. House ranks 11Before him are John Mott (1865), Dean Acheson (1893), Jean Kennedy Smith (1928), Ralph Bunche (1904), Richard Holbrooke (1941), and J. Christopher Stevens (1960). After him are Adlai Stevenson II (1900).