George B. McClellan

1826 - 1885

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George Brinton McClellan (December 3, 1826 – October 29, 1885) was an American soldier, Civil War Union general, civil engineer, railroad executive, and politician who served as the 24th Governor of New Jersey. A graduate of West Point, McClellan served with distinction during the Mexican–American War (1846–1848), and later left the Army to serve as an executive and engineer on railroads until the outbreak of the American Civil War (1861–1865). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George B. McClellan has received more than 2,287,130 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). George B. McClellan is the 859th most popular military personnel (up from 875th in 2019), the 2,778th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,936th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular American Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, George B. McClellan ranks 859 out of 1,466Before him are Arthur Percival, Hans von Salmuth, Karol Świerczewski, Hermann von Oppeln-Bronikowski, Hōjō Ujiyasu, and Macrianus Major. After him are Jeffery Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst, Robert Blake, Fritz von Below, Max Pauly, Bruno Loerzer, and Erich Abraham.

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Among people born in 1826, George B. McClellan ranks 23Before him are Georg II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, George Johnstone Stoney, Karl von Piloty, Stephen Foster, Cetshwayo kaMpande, and Grand Duchess Elizabeth Mikhailovna of Russia. After him are Henri Mouhot, Walter Bagehot, Spotted Elk, Ernst I, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg, William Waddington, and Karl Gegenbaur. Among people deceased in 1885, George B. McClellan ranks 28Before him are Francisco Serrano, 1st Duke of la Torre, Edwin Freiherr von Manteuffel, Narcís Monturiol, Gustav Nachtigal, Duke Alexander of Württemberg, and Henri Milne-Edwards. After him are Charles Rogier, Pierre Edmond Boissier, Louis Riel, Franz Abt, Thomas A. Hendricks, and Nikolay Danilevsky.

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Among people born in United States, George B. McClellan ranks 2,778 out of 15,968Before him are David Duke (1950), Charles Addams (1912), John Wesley Hyatt (1837), David Lewis (1941), Brion James (1945), and Bruce Campbell (1958). After him are Artie Shaw (1910), Harry Dexter White (1892), John Savage (1949), Charlie Munger (1924), Benny Golson (1929), and Peter Coyote (1941).


Among military personnels born in United States, George B. McClellan ranks 43Before him are Joseph Stilwell (1883), Henry H. Arnold (1886), Philip Sheridan (1831), Alexander Haig (1924), Walton Walker (1889), and Joseph E. Johnston (1807). After him are John Basilone (1916), Ernest King (1878), David Farragut (1801), Hal Moore (1922), Charles Robert Jenkins (1940), and Alexander Vandegrift (1887).