Henry Wilson

1812 - 1875

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Henry Wilson (born Jeremiah Jones Colbath; February 16, 1812 – November 22, 1875) was an American politician who 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 570,085 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Henry Wilson is the 7,979th most popular politician (down from 7,843rd in 2019), the 2,757th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,817th in 2019) and the 171st most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Henry Wilson ranks 7,979 out of 15,577Before him are Laches, Ante Trumbić, Hypatius, Kujula Kadphises, Petru Lucinschi, and Enrique Líster. After him are Marie-Claire Alain, Archduke Ferdinand Karl Viktor of Austria-Este, Vyacheslav Kebich, Horace François Bastien Sébastiani de La Porta, Werner Lorenz, and Waldemar, Margrave of Brandenburg-Stendal.

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Among people born in 1812, Henry Wilson ranks 29Before him are Pertevniyal Sultan, Edward Lear, Édouard Séguin, Georges-Charles de Heeckeren d'Anthès, Countess Claudine Rhédey von Kis-Rhéde, and Ilija Garašanin. After him are Zygmunt Krasiński, Augustus Pugin, Berthold Auerbach, Józef Ignacy Kraszewski, Hendrik Conscience, and Filippo Pacini. Among people deceased in 1875, Henry Wilson ranks 36Before him are Prince Karl Theodor of Bavaria, Tristan Corbière, Svetozar Marković, Infante Sebastian of Portugal and Spain, Gabriel García Moreno, and Frederick William, Elector of Hesse. After him are Princess Alexandra of Bavaria, Antoine-Louis Barye, Eugène Schneider, Edgar Quinet, January Suchodolski, and Marc Seguin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Henry Wilson ranks 2,757 out of 18,182Before him are Fritz Leiber (1910), Richard Thorpe (1896), Leonard Susskind (1940), George W. De Long (1844), Mike Pompeo (1963), and William Labov (1927). After him are Billy Milligan (1955), Charles Tilly (1929), Ann Dunham (1942), Clancy Brown (1959), Anne Meara (1929), and Archibald Gracie IV (1858).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Henry Wilson ranks 171Before him are John C. Calhoun (1782), Besse Cooper (1896), Mangas Coloradas (1792), Henry Morgenthau Jr. (1891), Ronald Lauder (1944), and Mike Pompeo (1963). After him are Thomas R. Marshall (1854), Susan Wojcicki (1968), Dan Quayle (1947), Fiorello H. La Guardia (1882), Mitch McConnell (1942), and Jeb Bush (1953).