John Adams

1735 - 1826

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John Adams (October 30, 1735 – July 4, 1826) was an American statesman, attorney, diplomat, writer, and Founding Father who served as the second president of the United States from 1797 to 1801. Before his presidency, he was a leader of the American Revolution that achieved independence from Great Britain. During the latter part of the Revolutionary War and in the early years of the new nation, he served the U.S. government as a senior diplomat in Europe. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Adams has received more than 20,542,459 page views. His biography is available in 143 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 140 in 2019). John Adams is the 507th most popular politician (down from 464th in 2019), the 152nd most popular biography from United States (down from 135th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular American Politician.

John Adams is most famous for being the second president of the United States, and for signing the Treaty of Paris, which ended the Revolutionary War.

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Over the past year John Adams has had the most page views in the with 2,282,401 views, followed by Spanish (158,626), and Russian (79,740). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are (109,100.00%), Tumbuka (302.75%), and Karakalpak (277.99%)


Among politicians, John Adams ranks 507 out of 19,576Before him are Alfred Rosenberg, Murad V, Honorius, Isabella II of Spain, Frederick William III of Prussia, and Władysław II Jagiełło. After him are Zenobia, Anne, Queen of Great Britain, Yaroslav the Wise, Christian VII of Denmark, Alexios I Komnenos, and James Monroe.

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Among people born in 1735, John Adams ranks 1After him are Johann Christian Bach, François Christophe de Kellermann, Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick, Crown Prince Sado, Paul Revere, Charles-Joseph, 7th Prince of Ligne, August Ludwig von Schlözer, Caspar Friedrich Wolff, Torbern Bergman, Ahmad al-Tijani, and Ibrahim Bey. Among people deceased in 1826, John Adams ranks 3Before him are Thomas Jefferson, and Carl Maria von Weber. After him are Giuseppe Piazzi, John VI of Portugal, Joseph von Fraunhofer, René Laennec, Philippe Pinel, Maria Leopoldina of Austria, Joseph Proust, Stamford Raffles, and Elizabeth Alexeievna.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Adams ranks 152 out of 20,380Before him are Harvey Weinstein (1952), Carl Rogers (1902), Stan Lee (1922), Ray Charles (1930), David Letterman (1947), and Steven Seagal (1952). After him are Tom Selleck (1945), Francis Ford Coppola (1939), J. D. Salinger (1919), James Monroe (1758), John Wayne (1907), and John Steinbeck (1902).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, John Adams ranks 33Before him are Woodrow Wilson (1856), Gerald Ford (1913), Crazy Horse (1840), Lyndon B. Johnson (1908), Bhumibol Adulyadej (1927), and Barack Obama (1961). After him are James Monroe (1758), Herbert Hoover (1874), Sitting Bull (1831), Geronimo (1829), James Madison (1751), and Benjamin Harrison (1833).