John Pope

1822 - 1892

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John Pope (March 16, 1822 – September 23, 1892) was a career United States Army officer and Union general in the American Civil War. He had a brief stint in the Western Theater, but he is best known for his defeat at the Second Battle of Bull Run (Second Manassas) in the East. Pope was a graduate of the United States Military Academy in 1842. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Pope has received more than 11,817 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). John Pope is the 1,334th most popular military personnel (down from 1,117th in 2019), the 6,040th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,467th in 2019) and the 95th most popular American Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, John Pope ranks 1,334 out of 1,466. Before him are Alexander von Krobatin, J. Lawton Collins, Felix Graf von Bothmer, Roy Urquhart, Smedley Butler, and Constantine Diogenes. After him are Vladimir Tributs, Mundus, Frederick Browning, Robert L. Eichelberger, Stephen Decatur, and John Shalikashvili.

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Among people born in 1822, John Pope ranks 61Before him are Carlo Alfredo Piatti, Gustav Spörer, Adolph Strecker, Julius von Haast, Nikolay Ilminsky, and Janko Kráľ. After him are Thrasyvoulos Zaimis, Menyhért Lónyay, Gardiner Greene Hubbard, Charles Frédéric Girard, Edward Everett Hale, and Thomas Hughes. Among people deceased in 1892, John Pope ranks 57Before him are Ludvig Holstein-Holsteinborg, Cyrus West Field, James B. Francis, Dimitrie Brătianu, Jay Gould, and Caroline Harrison. After him are José María Castro Madriz, Henry Edward Manning, Sereno Watson, Amelia Edwards, Dimitrios Valvis, and Joaquín Jovellar y Soler.

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Among people born in United States, John Pope ranks 6,040 out of 15,968. Before him are Robert Pine (1941), Scott Eastwood (1986), Chyler Leigh (1982), Gunther Schuller (1925), George Peabody (1795), and James Stafford (1932). After him are Armie Hammer (1986), Nellie Tayloe Ross (1876), Arsenio Hall (1956), Harvey S. Firestone (1868), John Templeton (1912), and Dan Graham (1942).


Among military personnels born in United States, John Pope ranks 95Before him are Richard Bong (1920), William T. Anderson (1839), Jonathan M. Wainwright (1883), Tommy Franks (1945), J. Lawton Collins (1896), and Smedley Butler (1881). After him are Robert L. Eichelberger (1886), Stephen Decatur (1779), Harold Rainsford Stark (1880), Irvin McDowell (1818), Jacob L. Devers (1887), and Moe Berg (1902).