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 and during the war, served as a diplomat in Europe. He was twice elected vice president of the United States, serving from 1789 to 1797 in a prestigious role with little power. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Adams has received more than 16,883,854 page views. His biography is available in 135 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 133 in 2019). John Adams is the 649th most popular politician (down from 394th in 2019), the 205th most popular biography from United States (down from 120th in 2019) and the 32nd 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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Among politicians, John Adams ranks 649 out of 15,710Before him are Louis the Stammerer, Musa I of Mali, Edvard Beneš, Karl Liebknecht, Qaboos bin Said al Said, and Umberto II of Italy. After him are Constantine II, Jair Bolsonaro, Halfdan Ragnarsson, Kliment Voroshilov, Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, and Reza Shah.

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Among people born in 1735, John Adams ranks 2Before him is Johann Christian Bach. After him are Crown Prince Sado, François Christophe de Kellermann, Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick, Charles-Joseph, 7th Prince of Ligne, Torbern Bergman, Paul Revere, Caspar Friedrich Wolff, August Ludwig von Schlözer, Josephus Nicolaus Laurenti, and Charles Christian, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg. Among people deceased in 1826, John Adams ranks 3Before him are Thomas Jefferson and Carl Maria von Weber. After him are Joseph von Fraunhofer, Philippe Pinel, René Laennec, Giuseppe Piazzi, John VI of Portugal, Stamford Raffles, Joseph Proust, Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, and Elizabeth Alexeievna.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Adams ranks 205 out of 15,968Before him are Orson Welles (1915), Denzel Washington (1954), Samuel L. Jackson (1948), Emily Dickinson (1830), B. F. Skinner (1904), and Thomas Hunt Morgan (1866). After him are Louis Sullivan (1856), Frank Zappa (1940), George Marshall (1880), Ronnie James Dio (1942), Samuel P. Huntington (1927), and Philip K. Dick (1928).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, John Adams ranks 32Before him are Sitting Bull (1831), Barack Obama (1961), Woodrow Wilson (1856), John Tyler (1790), Bernie Sanders (1941), and Robert F. Kennedy (1925). After him are George Marshall (1880), Herbert Hoover (1874), James Monroe (1758), Benjamin Harrison (1833), Andrew Jackson (1767), and Dick Cheney (1941).