Henry L. Stimson

1867 - 1950

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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 U.S. 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 596,127 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Henry L. Stimson is the 5,820th most popular politician (up from 6,664th in 2019), the 2,021st most popular biography from United States (up from 2,189th in 2019) and the 125th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Henry L. Stimson ranks 5,820 out of 15,710Before him are Bo Xilai, King Li of Zhou, Rechila, Janet Yellen, Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, and Rozala of Italy. After him are Diponegoro, Emperor Heizei, Hermann Billung, Vologases IV, Olav Magnusson of Norway, and Francesco Farnese, Duke of Parma.

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Among people born in 1867, Henry L. Stimson ranks 50Before him are Josep Puig i Cadafalch, Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Elvira Madigan, Charles Fabry, Charles Koechlin, and Sundance Kid. After him are Adam Stefan Sapieha, Carl Laemmle, Masaoka Shiki, Marcel Schwob, Emil Krebs, and Jeanne Lanvin. Among people deceased in 1950, Henry L. Stimson ranks 52Before him are Emil Abderhalden, Vasil Kolarov, Rafael Sabatini, Fevzi Çakmak, Charles Koechlin, and Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell. After him are Liane de Pougy, Agnes Smedley, Adam Rainer, Yvan Goll, Kim Kyu-sik, and Olaf Stapledon.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Henry L. Stimson ranks 2,021 out of 15,968Before him are Robert Todd Lincoln (1843), Ariana Grande (1993), Richard Pryor (1940), Henry Winkler (1945), Janet Yellen (1946), and Ronnie Coleman (1964). After him are Edwin G. Krebs (1918), George H. Hitchings (1905), Lionel Stander (1908), Ian Somerhalder (1978), Larry Holmes (1949), and Bob Cousy (1928).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Henry L. Stimson ranks 125Before him are Spiro Agnew (1918), Clement Greenberg (1909), John Hancock (1737), Samuel Adams (1722), Robert Todd Lincoln (1843), and Janet Yellen (1946). After him are Hubert Humphrey (1911), Curtis LeMay (1906), Kamehameha II (1797), Paul Wolfowitz (1943), Ron Paul (1935), and Prescott Bush (1895).