Henry Lee III

1756 - 1818

Henry Lee III

Major-General Henry Lee III (January 29, 1756 – March 25, 1818) was an early American Patriot and politician. He served as the ninth Governor of Virginia and as the Virginia Representative to the United States Congress. Lee's service during the American Revolution as a cavalry officer in the Continental Army earned him the nickname by which he is best known, "Light-Horse Harry". He was the father of Robert E. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Lee III has received more than 850,284 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 11,851st most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Henry Lee III ranks 11,774 out of 14,801Before him are Mirabeau B. Lamar, R. B. Bennett, Andrew Fisher, Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi, Enrique Peñaranda, and Franz Tost. After him are Adam Rapacki, Ivan Capelli, Jyoti Basu, Susan Wojcicki, Suchinda Kraprayoon, and Ivan Babushkin.

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Among people born in 1756, Henry Lee III ranks 31Before him are Paul Wranitzky, Karl Philipp Moritz, Guillaume-Antoine Olivier, Jan Śniadecki, John Trumbull, and Henry Raeburn.  Among people deceased in 1818, Henry Lee III ranks 31Before him are Leopold Koželuch, Matvei Platov, Nikolay Novikov, Johann David Wyss, Ivan Kulibin, and Nicolas Isouard.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Henry Lee III ranks 5,581 out of 12,171Before him are Golden State Killer (1945), Kate Mara (1983), Sonny Boy Williamson I (1914), Jim Steinman (1947), Gavin MacLeod (1931), and Pruitt Taylor Vince (1960). After him are Beverly Sills (1929), Monique Alexander (1982), Susan Wojcicki (1968), Robert Richardson (1955), Diana Muldaur (1938), and Wendy Makkena (1958).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Henry Lee III ranks 373Before him are Joe Arpaio (1932), Salmon P. Chase (1808), Lee Friedlander (1934), J. William Fulbright (1905), Eugene McCarthy (1916), and Mirabeau B. Lamar (1798). After him are Susan Wojcicki (1968), Abel P. Upshur (1790), Bob Mathias (1930), John M. Clayton (1796), Dan Bilzerian (null), and John Adair (1757).