John Adair

1757 - 1840

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John Adair (January 9, 1757 – May 19, 1840) was an American pioneer, soldier, and politician. He was the eighth Governor of Kentucky and represented the state in both the U.S. House and Senate. A native of South Carolina, Adair enlisted in the state militia and served in the Revolutionary War, during which he was twice captured and held as a prisoner of war by the British. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Adair has received more than 98,816 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). John Adair is the 13,932nd most popular politician (down from 11,837th in 2019), the 9,291st most popular biography from United States (down from 5,698th in 2019) and the 614th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, John Adair ranks 13,932 out of 15,710Before him are Mikola Statkevich, Pier Ferdinando Casini, Aslan Bzhania, Salou Djibo, Miyeegombyn Enkhbold, and Richard Bassett. After him are Abraham Baldwin, Henry Cabot Lodge, Uri Ariel, Paulo Kassoma, George Voinovich, and Bakhytzhan Sagintayev.

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Among people born in 1757, John Adair ranks 36Before him are Edward Pellew, 1st Viscount Exmouth, Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton, Wojciech Bogusławski, Pál Kitaibel, James Sowerby, and Gervasio Antonio de Posadas. After him is Charles Pinckney. Among people deceased in 1840, John Adair ranks 39Before him are Franz Meyen, Karl Leberecht Immermann, Joseph Johann von Littrow, Paul Rudolf von Bilguer, José Antonio Pavón Jiménez, and John Abbot.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Adair ranks 9,291 out of 15,968Before him are Tom Dowd (1925), Patti Hansen (1956), David Faustino (1974), DJ Ashba (1972), Richard Bassett (1745), and Arthur Fiedler (1894). After him are Brandon Call (1976), Kristen Pfaff (1967), Christine Taylor (1971), David Halberstam (1934), Lucky Thompson (1924), and Alex English (1954).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, John Adair ranks 614Before him are Fred M. Vinson (1890), Greg Abbott (1957), Simon Cameron (1799), Lisa Murkowski (1957), Bob Kerrey (1943), and Richard Bassett (1745). After him are Abraham Baldwin (1754), Henry Cabot Lodge (1850), George Voinovich (1936), Carter Braxton (1736), Peter G. Peterson (1926), and George Barnes (1892).