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 296,736 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. John Brown Gordon is the 14,070th most popular politician, the 9,684th most popular biography from United States and the 650th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, John Brown Gordon ranks 14,070 out of 15,710Before him are Štefan Füle, Roman Dzindzichashvili, Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar, Rosy Bindi, Amit Shah, and Yunus-bek Yevkurov. After him are Kenneth Clarke, Jozefina Topalli, Marcus Stephen, Ousmane Issoufi Maïga, Anand Satyanand, and Sorin Grindeanu.

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Among people born in 1832, John Brown Gordon ranks 82Before him are Gaspar Núñez de Arce, William Thomas Blanford, Marcelo Azcárraga Palmero, Walter Q. Gresham, Henry Seebohm, and Isaac Israel Hayes. After him is Louise Rayner. Among people deceased in 1904, John Brown Gordon ranks 78Before him are Manuel Candamo, Karl Alfred von Zittel, Fyodor Bredikhin, Richard Knill Freeman, George Salmon, and Isaac Roberts. After him are John Bell Hatcher and Charles Foster.

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Among people born in United States, John Brown Gordon ranks 9,684 out of 15,968Before him are Albert Pyun (1953), Andrew Hampsten (1962), Michael Oher (1986), Andre Iguodala (1984), James Badge Dale (1978), and David Marks (1948). After him are Ne-Yo (1979), Pamela Melroy (1961), Mary Carew (1913), David Henrie (1989), Diplo (1978), and Jon Jones (1987).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, John Brown Gordon ranks 650Before him are J. Donald Cameron (1833), Rod Blagojevich (1956), Angus King (1944), Ed Lee (1952), Josiah Bartlett (1729), and John Lindsay (1921). After him are Betsy DeVos (1958), Susan Collins (1952), Elihu B. Washburne (1816), Cory Booker (1969), Nikki Haley (1972), and Susanna M. Salter (1860).