John Eaton

1790 - 1856

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John Henry Eaton (June 18, 1790 – November 17, 1856) was an American politician and ambassador from Tennessee who served as U.S. Senator and as U.S. Secretary of War in the administration of Andrew Jackson. He was 28 years, 4 months, and 29 days old when he entered the Senate, making him the youngest U.S. Senator in history. Eaton was a lawyer in Tennessee who became part of a network that supported the political campaigns of Andrew Jackson. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Eaton has received more than 14,679 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. John Eaton is the 17,660th most popular politician (down from 16,382nd in 2019), the 12,914th most popular biography from United States (down from 12,528th in 2019) and the 895th most popular American Politician.

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    Languages Editions (L)

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Over the past year John Eaton has had the most page views in the with 1,953 views, followed by English (1,317), and Italian (938). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Italian (47.48%), Hungarian (26.80%), and Spanish (22.91%)


Among politicians, John Eaton ranks 17,660 out of 19,576Before him are Kari Traa, P. Chidambaram, Jim Bunning, Dick Quax, Karmenu Mifsud Bonnici, and Philip May. After him are Alexander Graf Lambsdorff, Padmaja Naidu, Abdoulaye Idrissa Maïga, Meritxell Batet, Ali Treki, and Gunning Bedford Jr..

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Among people born in 1790, John Eaton ranks 57Before him are Francisco Ruiz-Tagle, Tommaso Grossi, Francisco Acuña de Figueroa, Francisco Javier de Istúriz y Montero, Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough, and Mzilikazi.  Among people deceased in 1856, John Eaton ranks 55Before him are Frederick William Beechey, John M. Clayton, Nicaise Auguste Desvaux, William Yarrell, Henry Hardinge, 1st Viscount Hardinge, and Thomas Doughty. After him are George Don, and John M. Berrien.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Eaton ranks 12,914 out of 20,380Before him are Mo'Nique (1967), Jonathan Majors (1989), Suzanne Farrell (1945), Carmit Bachar (1974), Marc Andreessen (1971), and Jill Eikenberry (1947). After him are David Giuntoli (1980), Cheri Oteri (1962), Paul Stookey (1937), Shantel VanSanten (1985), Eastman Johnson (1824), and Future (1983).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, John Eaton ranks 895Before him are Roger Wicker (1951), Otis Bowen (1918), William Ellery (1727), Eleanor Holmes Norton (1937), Kay Bailey Hutchison (1943), and Jim Bunning (1931). After him are Gunning Bedford Jr. (1747), Olympia Snowe (1947), Arthur Goldberg (1908), Ernest Gruening (1887), Payne Stewart (1957), and Isabella Abbott (1919).