James A. Garfield

1831 - 1881

James A. Garfield

James Abram Garfield (November 19, 1831 – September 19, 1881) was the 20th president of the United States, serving from March 4, 1881, until his death by assassination six and a half months later. He is the only sitting member of the United States House of Representatives to be elected to the presidency.Garfield entered politics as a Republican in 1857. He served as a member of the Ohio State Senate from 1859 to 1861. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James A. Garfield has received more than 6,220,559 page views. His biography is available in 113 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,021st most popular politician.

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Among politicians, James A. Garfield ranks 1,016 out of 14,801Before him are Stanisław August Poniatowski, Andrew Johnson, Antiochus IV Epiphanes, Thutmose II, Chandragupta Maurya, and Hua Guofeng. After him are Muhammad XII of Granada, Maria of Austria, Holy Roman Empress, Louis III of France, Engelbert Dollfuss, Carol II of Romania, and Henry the Lion.

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Among people born in 1831, James A. Garfield ranks 6Before him are James Clerk Maxwell, Sitting Bull, Frederick III, German Emperor, Helena Blavatsky, and John Stith Pemberton. After him are Xianfeng Emperor, Emperor Kōmei, Leo von Caprivi, Richard Dedekind, Naser al-Din Shah Qajar, and Johann Martin Schleyer. Among people deceased in 1881, James A. Garfield ranks 5Before him are Fyodor Dostoevsky, Modest Mussorgsky, Alexander II of Russia, and Billy the Kid. After him are Benjamin Disraeli, Thomas Carlyle, Lewis H. Morgan, Louis Auguste Blanqui, Matthias Jakob Schleiden, Henri Vieuxtemps, and Auguste Mariette.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, James A. Garfield ranks 295 out of 12,171Before him are Paul Samuelson (1915), Robert Woodrow Wilson (1936), Arthur Compton (1892), William Howard Taft (1857), Tim Cook (1960), and Andrew Johnson (1808). After him are Henry James (1843), Susan Sarandon (1946), Charles Francis Richter (1900), Robert Peary (1856), Buffalo Bill (1846), and Cameron Diaz (1972).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, James A. Garfield ranks 42Before him are George Marshall (1880), John Quincy Adams (1767), William Henry Harrison (1773), Calvin Coolidge (1872), William Howard Taft (1857), and Andrew Johnson (1808). After him are William Jennings Bryan (1860), Henry Clay (1777), Grover Cleveland (1837), Zachary Taylor (1784), Crazy Horse (1840), and Millard Fillmore (1800).