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James Madison

1751 - 1836

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James Madison Jr. (March 16, 1751 – June 28, 1836) was an American statesman, diplomat, and Founding Father. He served as the fourth president of the United States from 1809 to 1817. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Madison has received more than 11,162,170 page views. His biography is available in 127 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 124 in 2019). James Madison is the 666th most popular politician (up from 1,018th in 2019), the 189th most popular biography from United States (up from 318th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular American Politician.

James Madison was a Founding Father and the fourth president of the United States. He is most famous for being one of the authors of the Constitution, and for being the father of the Bill of Rights.

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Among politicians, James Madison ranks 666 out of 15,577Before him are Georgi Dimitrov, Andromache, Abu Sufyan ibn Harb, Robert Mugabe, Sibylla, Queen of Jerusalem, and Abd al-Rahman I. After him are Alexis of Russia, Constantius Chlorus, Sukjong of Joseon, Gaius Cassius Longinus, Subhas Chandra Bose, and Sasaki Kojirō.

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Among people born in 1751, James Madison ranks 1After him are Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies, Maria Anna Mozart, Maria Luisa of Parma, Archduchess Maria Josepha of Austria, Caroline Matilda of Great Britain, Ferdinand, Duke of Parma, Charles Emmanuel IV of Sardinia, Emanuel Schikaneder, Dmitry Bortniansky, Frederica Louisa of Hesse-Darmstadt, and Wilhelmina of Prussia, Princess of Orange. Among people deceased in 1836, James Madison ranks 3Before him are André-Marie Ampère and Charles X of France. After him are Letizia Ramolino, Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès, Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle, William Godwin, Maria Malibran, Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier, James Mill, Antoine Laurent de Jussieu, and Davy Crockett.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, James Madison ranks 189 out of 18,182Before him are Samuel Colt (1814), Richard Gere (1949), Carl Sagan (1934), Ray Bradbury (1920), Tom Selleck (1945), and Talcott Parsons (1902). After him are Scatman John (1942), Gary Cooper (1901), John Rawls (1921), Whitney Houston (1963), John Jay (1745), and George Lucas (1944).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, James Madison ranks 32Before him are Bhumibol Adulyadej (1927), Lyndon B. Johnson (1908), Sitting Bull (1831), John Adams (1735), Herbert Hoover (1874), and James Monroe (1758). After him are Andrew Jackson (1767), Robert F. Kennedy (1925), William Howard Taft (1857), Calvin Coolidge (1872), John Quincy Adams (1767), and Benjamin Harrison (1833).