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John Sherman

1823 - 1900

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John Sherman (May 10, 1823 – October 22, 1900) was an American politician from Ohio who served in federal office throughout the Civil War and into the late nineteenth century. He was the younger brother of Union general William Tecumseh Sherman, with whom he had a close relationship. A member of the Republican Party, he served in both houses of the U.S. Congress. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Sherman has received more than 615,087 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. John Sherman is the 2,957th most popular politician (down from 2,649th in 2019), the 954th most popular biography from United States (down from 870th in 2019) and the 78th most popular American Politician.

John Sherman was a Republican senator from Ohio and the brother of General William Tecumseh Sherman. He was the author of the Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890, which outlawed monopolies and trusts and created the Federal Trade Commission.

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Among politicians, John Sherman ranks 2,957 out of 15,577Before him are Robert II, Count of Flanders, Princess Irene of Greece and Denmark, Tahmasp II, Justa Grata Honoria, Humbert I, Count of Savoy, and Zhang Zuolin. After him are Gordian II, Thusnelda, Gudrun Burwitz, Taira no Kiyomori, Louise of Lorraine, and Sancho Ramírez.

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Among people born in 1823, John Sherman ranks 13Before him are Gyula Andrássy, Leopold Kronecker, Sándor Petőfi, Édouard Lalo, Jean-Henri Fabre, and Li Hongzhang. After him are Frederick Francis II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Charles III, Duke of Parma, Mihailo Obrenović, Prince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine, Charles I of Württemberg, and Alexander Ostrovsky. Among people deceased in 1900, John Sherman ranks 13Before him are Ivan Aivazovsky, Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, John Ruskin, Vladimir Solovyov, Étienne Lenoir, and Wilhelm Liebknecht. After him are Nicolas Chauvin, Isaac Levitan, Stephen Crane, Francis, Duke of Teck, Mary Kingsley, and Emil Škoda.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Sherman ranks 954 out of 18,182Before him are Calamity Jane (1852), Ali MacGraw (1939), Rick Rubin (1963), Timothy Leary (1920), Don Cherry (1936), and Dr. Dre (1965). After him are Herbert A. Hauptman (1917), Scott Glenn (1939), James M. Buchanan (1919), Shelley Winters (1920), Jennifer Jones (1919), and Richard Rorty (1931).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, John Sherman ranks 78Before him are Kamehameha I (1758), Eliot Ness (1903), Kamala Harris (1964), Nancy Pelosi (1940), Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. (1888), and Gina Haspel (1956). After him are Barbara Bush (1925), Frank B. Kellogg (1856), Rudy Giuliani (1944), Harvey Milk (1930), Cordell Hull (1871), and Mark Felt (1913).