Hiram Johnson

1866 - 1945

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Hiram Warren Johnson (September 2, 1866 – August 6, 1945) was an American attorney and politician who served as the 23rd governor of California from 1911 to 1917. Johnson achieved national prominence in the early 20th century, and he later served as the United States Senator from California between 1917 and 1945. As a governor, Johnson was a leading American progressive and ran for vice president on Theodore Roosevelt's Progressive ticket in the 1912 presidential election. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hiram Johnson has received more than 353,308 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Hiram Johnson is the 13,844th most popular politician (down from 13,155th in 2019), the 9,054th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,397th in 2019) and the 592nd most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Hiram Johnson ranks 13,844 out of 15,710Before him are Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, Moulaye Ould Mohamed Laghdaf, Herman Gref, Clemente Mastella, Charles Rosher, and Princess Claire of Belgium. After him are Rodrigo Prieto, Ali Bujsaim, Pedro Calungsod, Nizam Ali Khan, Asaf Jah II, Navin Ramgoolam, and Barbara Hendricks.

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Among people born in 1866, Hiram Johnson ranks 120Before him are Freeman Freeman-Thomas, 1st Marquess of Willingdon, Saliamonas Banaitis, Matthew Henson, Georges de la Falaise, David Samanez Ocampo, and Ernest Mangnall. After him is Cornelia Sorabji. Among people deceased in 1945, Hiram Johnson ranks 263Before him are Mark Sandrich, Cecil Griffiths, Charles Sands, Arthur Tell Schwab, Frank Chapman, and Princess Maud, Countess of Southesk. After him are Lucille La Verne, Robert Benchley, Ellen Glasgow, Eoin MacNeill, and Alfred E. Goodey.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Hiram Johnson ranks 9,054 out of 15,968Before him are Jenna Fischer (1974), Ron Gilbert (1964), Martin Mull (1943), Bob Bondurant (1933), Bruce Hornsby (1954), and John Casper (1943). After him are Sam Robards (1961), Rajon Rondo (1986), Michael Chabon (1963), Jeremy Camp (1978), Chuck Billy (1962), and Elizabeth Gurley Flynn (1890).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Hiram Johnson ranks 592Before him are Lamar Alexander (1940), Leonard Wood (1860), William R. Day (1849), Andrew Young (1932), Max Baucus (1941), and Lindsey Graham (1955). After him are Herbert H. Lehman (1878), William H. Webster (1924), John Adams Dix (1798), Ted Stevens (1923), Payne Stewart (1957), and Elliot Richardson (1920).