John Rutledge

1739 - 1800

John Rutledge

John Rutledge (September 17, 1739 – July 23, 1800) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States and its second Chief Justice. Additionally, he served as the first President of South Carolina and later as its first governor after the Declaration of Independence. Born in Charleston, South Carolina, Rutledge established a legal career after studying at Middle Temple in the City of London. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Rutledge has received more than 477,361 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 12,579th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, John Rutledge ranks 12,474 out of 14,801Before him are Sylvie Kinigi, Henry Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey, Stanley Bruce, Paddy Ashdown, Werner Schlager, and Folke Rogard. After him are Robert L. Stewart, Camilo Ponce Enríquez, Edward Givens, Hubert Védrine, Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, and Albert Reynolds.

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Among people born in 1739, John Rutledge ranks 19Before him are Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours, John Robison, Henrik Gabriel Porthan, Frei Galvão, Prince Edward, Duke of York and Albany, and William Bartram.  Among people deceased in 1800, John Rutledge ranks 22Before him are Michał Kazimierz Ogiński, Louis-Jean-Marie Daubenton, Charles Louis L'Héritier de Brutelle, Michael Denis, Carl Friedrich Christian Fasch, and William Cowper. After him are William Blount and Edward Rutledge.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Rutledge ranks 6,797 out of 12,171Before him are Brandon Routh (1979), Kim Stanley (1925), Rush Limbaugh (1951), Zalman King (1941), George Montgomery (1916), and Alma Rubens (1897). After him are Steven Bochco (1943), Robert L. Stewart (1942), Peyton List (1998), Dave Cowens (1948), Darlene Hard (1936), and Miles Teller (1987).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, John Rutledge ranks 449Before him are Jim Inhofe (1934), Lloyd Bentsen (1921), John Langdon (1741), John Lewis (1940), Thomas Watson Jr. (1914), and James Spriggs Payne (1819). After him are Robert L. Stewart (1942), Karl Rove (1950), David Rice Atchison (1807), James Comey (1960), Dana DeArmond (1979), and George J. Mitchell (1933).