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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 war and in the early years of the nation, he served as a diplomat in Europe. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Adams has received more than 18,244,390 page views. His biography is available in 140 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 135 in 2019). John Adams is the 469th most popular politician (up from 648th in 2019), the 135th most popular biography from United States (up from 205th in 2019) and the 29th 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 469 out of 15,577Before him are Lothair I, Arcadius, Robert the Bruce, Handan Sultan, Rudolf Höss, and Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou. After him are Ursula von der Leyen, Mustafa III, Leopold I of Belgium, Murad V, Imre Nagy, and Xanthippe.

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Among people born in 1735, John Adams ranks 1After him are Johann Christian Bach, 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, Princess Maria Christina of Saxony, August Ludwig von Schlözer, and Johann Karl August Musäus. Among people deceased in 1826, John Adams ranks 3Before him are Thomas Jefferson and Carl Maria von Weber. After him are Joseph von Fraunhofer, Giuseppe Piazzi, Philippe Pinel, René Laennec, John VI of Portugal, Joseph Proust, Elizabeth Alexeievna, Stamford Raffles, and Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Adams ranks 135 out of 18,182Before him are Dr. Seuss (1904), Sharon Tate (1943), William Faulkner (1897), Kirk Douglas (1916), Bobby Fischer (1943), and Barbra Streisand (1942). After him are Francis Ford Coppola (1939), Billy the Kid (1859), Amelia Earhart (1897), Vin Diesel (1967), Thomas Kuhn (1922), and Jon Voight (1938).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, John Adams ranks 29Before him are Bill Clinton (1946), Barack Obama (1961), Gerald Ford (1913), Bhumibol Adulyadej (1927), Lyndon B. Johnson (1908), and Sitting Bull (1831). After him are Herbert Hoover (1874), James Monroe (1758), James Madison (1751), Andrew Jackson (1767), Robert F. Kennedy (1925), and William Howard Taft (1857).