James Monroe

1758 - 1831

James Monroe

James Monroe (; April 28, 1758 – July 4, 1831) was an American statesman, lawyer, diplomat and Founding Father who served as the fifth president of the United States from 1817 to 1825. A member of the Democratic-Republican Party, Monroe was the last president of the Virginia dynasty; his presidency coincided with the Era of Good Feelings. He is perhaps best known for issuing the Monroe Doctrine, a policy of opposing European colonialism in the Americas. He also served as the governor of Virginia, a member of the United States Senate, the U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Monroe has received more than 4,083,508 page views. His biography is available in 123 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 545th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, James Monroe ranks 541 out of 14,801Before him are Sargon of Akkad, Anna of Russia, Taejo of Joseon, Kim Dae-jung, Rudolf I of Germany, and Macrinus. After him are Caesarion, Georgy Malenkov, Tahmasp I, Hussein of Jordan, Arnulf of Carinthia, and Georgi Dimitrov.

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Among people born in 1758, James Monroe ranks 3Before him are Maximilien Robespierre and Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson. After him are André Masséna, Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbers, Kamehameha I, Jean-Jacques Dessalines, Emperor Go-Momozono, Franz Joseph Gall, Duchess Sophia Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier, and Pierre-Paul Prud'hon. Among people deceased in 1831, James Monroe ranks 3Before him are Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel and Carl von Clausewitz. After him are Sophie Germain, Napoléon Louis Bonaparte, Ioannis Kapodistrias, Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia, Achim von Arnim, Emilia Plater, Charles Felix of Sardinia, August Neidhardt von Gneisenau, and Countess Augusta Reuss of Ebersdorf.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, James Monroe ranks 161 out of 12,171Before him are Robert F. Kennedy (1925), Humphrey Bogart (1899), Gene Cernan (1934), Walt Whitman (1819), John Rawls (1921), and Steve McQueen (1930). After him are Brigham Young (1801), Henry David Thoreau (1817), John Travolta (1954), Gregory Peck (1916), Louis Sullivan (1856), and Johnny Depp (1963).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, James Monroe ranks 30Before him are Sitting Bull (1831), Barack Obama (1961), Dick Cheney (1941), Gerald Ford (1913), John Adams (1735), and Robert F. Kennedy (1925). After him are Andrew Jackson (1767), James Madison (1751), Herbert Hoover (1874), Ulysses S. Grant (1822), Jerry Brown (1938), and George Marshall (1880).