John C. Breckinridge

1821 - 1875

John C. Breckinridge

John Cabell Breckinridge (January 16, 1821 – May 17, 1875) was an American lawyer, politician, and soldier. He represented Kentucky in both houses of Congress and became the 14th and youngest-ever vice president of the United States, serving from 1857 to 1861. He was a member of the Democratic Party, and served in the U.S. Senate during the outbreak of the American Civil War, but was expelled after joining the Confederate Army. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John C. Breckinridge has received more than 989,152 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 8,964th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, John C. Breckinridge ranks 8,918 out of 14,801Before him are Ibrahim al-Jaafari, Eochaid, son of Rhun, Charles J. Guiteau, Bertie Ahern, Princess Friederike Luise of Prussia, and Mohammad Javad Zarif. After him are Princess Marie of Hesse-Kassel, Fayzulla Khodzhayev, Grand Duke Alexei Mikhailovich of Russia, Nicomedes II of Bithynia, Jack Lang, and Arthur Chung.

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Among people born in 1821, John C. Breckinridge ranks 45Before him are Leon Pinsker, Mary Baker Eddy, Félix Ziem, Archduke Ferdinand Karl Viktor of Austria-Este, Cyprian Norwid, and Josip Runjanin. After him are Louis Laurent Gabriel de Mortillet, James Longstreet, Antonio Ciseri, Karel Havlíček Borovský, Giuseppe Saracco, and Clara Barton. Among people deceased in 1875, John C. Breckinridge ranks 41Before him are Infante Sebastian of Portugal and Spain, Eugène Schneider, Svetozar Marković, Friedrich Albert Lange, Marc Seguin, and Edgar Quinet. After him are Georg Herwegh, Charles Kingsley, Charles Grandison Finney, Carl Jakob Sundevall, Prosper Guéranger, and Richard Christopher Carrington.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John C. Breckinridge ranks 3,117 out of 12,171Before him are Abe Vigoda (1921), Randy Quaid (1950), John Petrucci (1967), Charles J. Guiteau (1841), Joe Simon (null), and Cheech Marin (1946). After him are Joseph Cornell (1903), Lois McMaster Bujold (1949), Ralph Bunche (1904), George Koval (1913), Vinnie Vincent (1952), and Ciara (1985).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, John C. Breckinridge ranks 201Before him are Leon Panetta (1938), Kamehameha V (1830), Elizabeth Monroe (1768), Lawrence Eagleburger (1930), Babushka Lady (1930), and Charles J. Guiteau (1841). After him are George Koval (1913), Kamehameha IV (1834), Garret Hobart (1844), Black Hawk (1767), David Duke (1950), and Winfield Scott (1786).