Henry L. Stimson

1867 - 1950

Henry L. Stimson

Henry Lewis Stimson (September 21, 1867 – October 20, 1950) was an American statesman, lawyer, and Republican Party politician. Over his long career, he emerged as a leading figure in US foreign policy by serving in both Republican and Democratic administrations. He served as Secretary of War (1911–1913) under President William Howard Taft, Secretary of State (1929–1933) under President Herbert Hoover, and Secretary of War (1940–1945) under Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry L. Stimson has received more than 475,523 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 6,712th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Henry L. Stimson ranks 6,670 out of 14,801Before him are Marcello Tegalliano, Princess Margaret of Prussia, Lucia, Countess of Tripoli, Meles Zenawi, Carlos Antonio López, and Yehuda Ashlag. After him are Conrad I, Count of Auxerre, Publius Vatinius, John A. Macdonald, Prince Wilhelm of Prussia, Valdis Zatlers, and Alcetas I of Macedon.

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Among people born in 1867, Henry L. Stimson ranks 57Before him are Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Carl Laemmle, Julien Benda, Adam Stefan Sapieha, Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis, and Arthur Rackham. After him are Cy Young, Jean-Baptiste Charcot, Sundance Kid, Marie Krøyer, Yevgeny Miller, and Louise, Princess Royal. Among people deceased in 1950, Henry L. Stimson ranks 56Before him are Agnes Smedley, Melitta Bentz, John Rabe, Liane de Pougy, Vasil Kolarov, and Henry H. Arnold. After him are Kim Kyu-sik, Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer, Yvan Goll, Adam Rainer, Olaf Stapledon, and William Lyon Mackenzie King.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Henry L. Stimson ranks 2,189 out of 12,171Before him are Eva Longoria (1975), Robert Garrett (1875), Darren Aronofsky (1969), Robert Stroud (1890), Freddie King (1934), and Eugene Nida (1914). After him are Annie Oakley (1860), Lucille Ball (1911), Thomas P. Stafford (1930), W. Eugene Smith (1918), Maurice White (1941), and Marshall Sahlins (1930).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Henry L. Stimson ranks 137Before him are Thomas R. Marshall (1854), George Wallace (1919), Maxwell D. Taylor (1901), Elijah Muhammad (1897), Paul Ryan (1970), and Cochise (1805). After him are Nicholas Murray Butler (1862), Winfield Scott Hancock (1824), Henry A. Wallace (1888), Gall (1840), Dwight F. Davis (1879), and Lew Wallace (1827).