Jefferson Davis

1808 - 1889

Jefferson Davis

Jefferson Finis Davis (June 3, 1808 – December 6, 1889) was an American politician who served as the president of the Confederate States from 1861 to 1865. As a member of the Democratic Party, he represented Mississippi in the United States Senate and the House of Representatives before the American Civil War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jefferson Davis has received more than 6,457,878 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,392nd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Jefferson Davis ranks 1,386 out of 14,801Before him are Conrad IV of Germany, Qin Er Shi, Andrei Zhdanov, Abel, King of Denmark, Charles III of Naples, and John VI of Portugal. After him are Donald Tusk, Christian VI of Denmark, Ferdinand IV, King of the Romans, Jean-Marie Le Pen, Talaat Pasha, and Afonso IV of Portugal.

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Among people born in 1808, Jefferson Davis ranks 10Before him are Andrew Johnson, Patrice de MacMahon, Frederick VII of Denmark, Princess Ludovika of Bavaria, Emir Abdelkader, and Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria. After him are Gérard de Nerval, Thomas Cook, David Strauss, Johann Gustav Droysen, Solomon Northup, and Maria Malibran. Among people deceased in 1889, Jefferson Davis ranks 4Before him are James Prescott Joule, Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria, and Antonio Meucci. After him are Father Damien, Baroness Mary Vetsera, Michel Eugène Chevreul, Mihai Eminescu, Alexandre Cabanel, Luís I of Portugal, Nikolay Chernyshevsky, and Wilkie Collins.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jefferson Davis ranks 406 out of 12,171Before him are Tom Clancy (1947), Geraldine Chaplin (1944), Allen Ginsberg (1926), Man Ray (1890), Bernie Sanders (1941), and Alexander Calder (1898). After him are John Robert Schrieffer (1931), James Buchanan (1791), Cliff Burton (1962), Alfred Kinsey (1894), Robert Kiyosaki (1947), and Kurt Vonnegut (1922).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Jefferson Davis ranks 56Before him are Joe Biden (1942), Franklin Pierce (1804), William McKinley (1843), Jim Mattis (1950), Benjamin Harrison (1833), and Bernie Sanders (1941). After him are James Buchanan (1791), John Tyler (1790), Rutherford B. Hayes (1822), Ted Kennedy (1932), John Kerry (1943), and Sarah Palin (1964).