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John Abbott

1821 - 1893

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Sir John Joseph Caldwell Abbott (March 12, 1821 – October 30, 1893) was a Canadian lawyer and politician who served as the third prime minister of Canada from 1891 to 1892. He held office as the leader of the Conservative Party. Abbott was born in what is now Saint-André-d'Argenteuil, Quebec. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Abbott has received more than 640,529 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). John Abbott is the 12,619th most popular politician (up from 12,643rd in 2019), the 267th most popular biography from Canada (up from 347th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Canadian Politician.

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Among politicians, John Abbott ranks 12,619 out of 15,577Before him are Lucius Cornelius Merula, King Ding of Zhou, Helena, Roger Mortimer, 4th Earl of March, Riek Machar, and John Spata. After him are Oliver Tambo, Publius Rutilius Lupus, Nasr I, Marcel Pilet-Golaz, Alexander Rueb, and José Serra.

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Among people born in 1821, John Abbott ranks 74Before him are Aleksey Pisemsky, Giuseppe Saracco, Nils Johan Andersson, Henri Alexis Brialmont, Charles Francis Hall, and Apollon Maykov. After him are Janko Matúška, Michel Carré, Jane Wilde, Karl Knies, Joseph Noel Paton, and Jan van Beers. Among people deceased in 1893, John Abbott ranks 57Before him are Pierre Tirard, Joseph Hellmesberger Sr., Arabo, Alexander Kazbegi, Manuel González Flores, and Jean Dufresne. After him are Karl Bodmer, Ignacio Manuel Altamirano, Michał Elwiro Andriolli, Carl Christoffer Georg Andræ, Lucy Stone, and Louis Ruchonnet.

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Among people born in Canada, John Abbott ranks 267 out of 1,350Before him are Patricia Churchland (1943), Michael Wincott (1958), Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville (1661), Michael Ignatieff (1947), Garou (1972), and Paul Bley (1932). After him are Lothaire Bluteau (1957), Henry Czerny (1959), Henri Richard (1936), Hal Foster (1892), August Schellenberg (1936), and George London (1920).


Among politicians born in Canada, John Abbott ranks 22Before him are René Lévesque (1922), Mary Simon (1947), Kim Campbell (1947), Louis St. Laurent (1882), John Diefenbaker (1895), and Michael Ignatieff (1947). After him are Joe Clark (1939), William Pirrie, 1st Viscount Pirrie (1847), Julie Payette (1963), Brock Chisholm (1896), Myrtle Cook (1902), and R. B. Bennett (1870).