Henry Wilson

1812 - 1875

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Henry Wilson (born Jeremiah Jones Colbath; February 16, 1812 – November 22, 1875) was the 18th vice president of the United States from 1873 until his death in 1875 and a senator from Massachusetts from 1855 to 1873. Before and during the American Civil War, he was a leading Republican, and a strong opponent of slavery. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Wilson has received more than 513,162 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Henry Wilson is the 7,850th most popular politician (down from 7,280th in 2019), the 2,818th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,434th in 2019) and the 169th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Henry Wilson ranks 7,850 out of 15,710Before him are Sophia Albertina, Abbess of Quedlinburg, Kubaba, Alois, Hereditary Prince of Liechtenstein, Allectus, Ayub Khan, and Adam Kazimierz Czartoryski. After him are Taur Matan Ruak, Adolphus Frederick VI, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Al-Musta'li, Horst Sindermann, Ibn Muqla, and Marcus Livius Salinator.

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Among people born in 1812, Henry Wilson ranks 30Before him are Berthold Auerbach, Countess Claudine Rhédey von Kis-Rhéde, Filippo Pacini, James Broun-Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie, Ilija Garašanin, and Hendrik Conscience. After him are Zygmunt Krasiński, Samuel Smiles, Józef Ignacy Kraszewski, Augustus Pugin, Duke Peter of Oldenburg, and Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst. Among people deceased in 1875, Henry Wilson ranks 36Before him are Infante Sebastian of Portugal and Spain, Prince Karl Theodor of Bavaria, Gabriel García Moreno, Frederick William, Elector of Hesse, Friedrich Albert Lange, and Antoine-Louis Barye. After him are Svetozar Marković, Edgar Quinet, Eugène Schneider, Georg Herwegh, Marc Seguin, and John C. Breckinridge.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Henry Wilson ranks 2,818 out of 15,968Before him are James W. Christy (1938), John Basilone (1916), Megan Fox (1986), Al Martino (1927), Dan Flavin (1933), and Roy Cohn (1927). After him are Gloria Grahame (1923), Charles Koch (1935), David Huddleston (1930), Jay Wright Forrester (1918), Jim Bridger (1804), and Leon Uris (1924).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Henry Wilson ranks 169Before him are Kamehameha III (1814), Kaʻahumanu (1768), David Duke (1950), Harry Dexter White (1892), Mangas Coloradas (1792), and Susannah Mushatt Jones (1899). After him are John B. Kelly Sr. (1889), Ronald Inglehart (1934), Dan Quayle (1947), P. J. Kennedy (1858), R. Budd Dwyer (1939), and John Nance Garner (1868).