Elihu B. Washburne

1816 - 1887

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Elihu Benjamin Washburne (September 23, 1816 – October 22, 1887) was an American politician and diplomat. A member of the Washburn family, which played a prominent role in the early formation of the United States Republican Party, he served as a congressman from Illinois before and during the American Civil War. He was a political ally of President Abraham Lincoln and General (later President) Ulysses S. Grant. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elihu B. Washburne has received more than 163,872 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Elihu B. Washburne is the 14,091st most popular politician (down from 12,834th in 2019), the 9,750th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,580th in 2019) and the 653rd most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Elihu B. Washburne ranks 14,091 out of 15,710Before him are Aram Sargsyan, Betsy DeVos, Oleh Tyahnybok, Ramil Safarov, Nancy Greene Raine, and Susan Collins. After him are Dmitry Petrov, Oleksiy Honcharuk, Ulrich Wehling, Harry Pollitt, Princess Nathalie of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, and Dragan Đilas.

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Among people born in 1816, Elihu B. Washburne ranks 44Before him are Stephen Allen Benson, Wilhelm Gerhard Walpers, William Sterndale Bennett, Priscilla Cooper Tyler, John Frederick Kensett, and Nathaniel P. Banks. After him are George Henry Thomas and Morrison Waite. Among people deceased in 1887, Elihu B. Washburne ranks 46Before him are John Taylor, José Rufino Echenique, Lorenzo Batlle y Grau, Spencer Fullerton Baird, Sarah Yorke Jackson, and Dorothea Dix. After him is Robert M. T. Hunter.

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Among people born in United States, Elihu B. Washburne ranks 9,750 out of 15,968Before him are Ryan Stiles (1959), Robert Russell Bennett (1894), Phil Lesh (1940), Mary McLeod Bethune (1875), Susan Collins (1952), and Tyrell Biggs (1960). After him are Tamara E. Jernigan (1959), Ivan Sergei (1971), Guy Mitchell (1927), Carrie Preston (1967), Donald E. Williams (1942), and Danny Ainge (1959).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Elihu B. Washburne ranks 653Before him are Ed Lee (1952), Josiah Bartlett (1729), John Lindsay (1921), John Brown Gordon (1832), Betsy DeVos (1958), and Susan Collins (1952). After him are Cory Booker (1969), Nikki Haley (1972), Susanna M. Salter (1860), Jonathan Dayton (1760), Thomas Mifflin (1744), and G. William Miller (1925).