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John Brown Gordon

1832 - 1904

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John Brown Gordon ((1832-02-06)February 6, 1832 – (1904-01-09)January 9, 1904) was an attorney, a slaveholding plantation owner, general in the Confederate States Army, and politician in the postwar years. By the end of the Civil War, he had become "one of Robert E. Lee's most trusted generals.": 241 After the war, Gordon strongly opposed Reconstruction during the late 1860s. A member of the Democratic Party, he was elected by the Georgia state legislature to serve as a US Senator, from 1873 to 1880, and again from 1891 to 1897. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Brown Gordon has received more than 354,834 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. John Brown Gordon is the 15,852nd most popular politician (down from 14,045th in 2019), the 9,730th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,665th in 2019) and the 633rd most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, John Brown Gordon ranks 15,852 out of 15,577Before him are Andrew Lesnie, Anna Fotyga, Ted Sorensen, Tillman Thomas, John Henninger Reagan, and Saliamonas Banaitis. After him are Anne-Marie Lizin, Eugène Camara, Carlos Batres, John Hope, 7th Earl of Hopetoun, Chidambaram Subramaniam, and Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti.

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Among people born in 1832, John Brown Gordon ranks 88Before him are Juris Alunāns, Mary Everest Boole, Isaac Israel Hayes, Edward Wilmot Blyden, Lizardo Montero Flores, and Gaspar Núñez de Arce. After him are Henry Seebohm, Rebecca Solomon, Walter Q. Gresham, Louise Rayner, Samuel Colman, and Herbert Vaughan. Among people deceased in 1904, John Brown Gordon ranks 85Before him are Isaac Roberts, Sumner Paine, Karl Alfred von Zittel, Fyodor Bredikhin, Charles Foster, and Richard Knill Freeman. After him are Frances Power Cobbe, George Salmon, John Bell Hatcher, and Mark Hanna.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Brown Gordon ranks 9,730 out of 18,182Before him are Jane Krakowski (1968), John Henninger Reagan (1818), Margaret Oakley Dayhoff (1925), Fyvush Finkel (1922), William Keighley (1889), and Benji Madden (1979). After him are Roy Harris (1898), Marie Osborne Yeats (1911), Steve Smith (1954), Janine Lindemulder (1968), Brett Kavanaugh (1965), and Kristen Johnston (1967).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, John Brown Gordon ranks 633Before him are John Delaney (1963), Lisa Murkowski (1957), John O. Brennan (1955), Spark Matsunaga (1916), Ted Sorensen (1928), and John Henninger Reagan (1818). After him are Elliot Richardson (1920), Peyton Randolph (1721), Fred M. Vinson (1890), Richard Blumenthal (1946), Ted Kaufman (1939), and Susan Collins (1952).