John Schofield

1831 - 1906

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John McAllister Schofield (September 29, 1831 – March 4, 1906) was an American soldier who held major commands during the American Civil War. He was appointed U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Schofield has received more than 279,649 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). John Schofield is the 1,406th most popular military personnel (down from 1,162nd in 2019), the 8,163rd most popular biography from United States (down from 6,943rd in 2019) and the 126th most popular American Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, John Schofield ranks 1,406 out of 1,466Before him are Joseph Dunford, Martin Dempsey, Augustin Bizimungu, Don Carlos Buell, George W. Casey Jr., and Edmund Kirby Smith. After him are Keith Park, John Sullivan, Suheil al-Hassan, Anthony Wayne, Zebulon Pike, and William Rosecrans.

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Among people born in 1831, John Schofield ranks 85Before him are Frederick Townsend Ward, Ignatius L. Donnelly, John Bell Hood, Fyodor Bredikhin, Amelia Edwards, and Lucy Webb Hayes. After him is Harry Atkinson. Among people deceased in 1906, John Schofield ranks 60Before him are José María de Pereda, Alexander Veselovsky, Ernst Schultz, George Holyoake, Marin Drinov, and Pedro Varela. After him are Walter Buller and Paul Laurence Dunbar.

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Among people born in United States, John Schofield ranks 8,163 out of 15,968Before him are Bud Luckey (1934), Brian Grazer (1951), Miranda Cosgrove (1993), The Game (1979), Elyse Knox (1917), and Matthew Fontaine Maury (1806). After him are Willie Garson (1964), Hugh Marlowe (1911), Hiram Fong (1906), Chloe Webb (1956), Wiley Post (1898), and Deborah Raffin (1953).


Among military personnels born in United States, John Schofield ranks 126Before him are John F. Reynolds (1820), Earl Van Dorn (1820), Joseph Dunford (1955), Martin Dempsey (1952), Don Carlos Buell (1818), and Edmund Kirby Smith (1824). After him are John Sullivan (1740), Anthony Wayne (1745), Zebulon Pike (1779), William Rosecrans (1819), John Abizaid (1951), and John C. Pemberton (1814).