John Sherman

1823 - 1900

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John Sherman (May 10, 1823 – October 22, 1900) was a politician from the U.S. state of Ohio during the American Civil War and into the late nineteenth century. A member of the Republican Party, he served in both houses of the U.S. Congress. He also served as Secretary of the Treasury and Secretary of State. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Sherman has received more than 373,184 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). John Sherman is the 2,654th most popular politician (up from 2,730th in 2019), the 871st most popular biography from United States (down from 866th in 2019) and the 75th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, John Sherman ranks 2,654 out of 15,710. Before him are Frederick II, Duke of Swabia, 3rd Dalai Lama, Hun Sen, Vasily Blokhin, Sargon I, and Milton Obote. After him are Paul Blobel, Tetricus I, Vladimir Ivashko, Countess Augusta Reuss of Ebersdorf, Stanislav Shushkevich, and Alassane Ouattara.

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Among people born in 1823, John Sherman ranks 13Before him are Gyula Andrássy, Jean-Henri Fabre, Sándor Petőfi, Édouard Lalo, Leopold Kronecker, 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, Alexander Ostrovsky, and John Russell Hind. Among people deceased in 1900, John Sherman ranks 12Before him are Umberto I of Italy, Ivan Aivazovsky, John Ruskin, Étienne Lenoir, Vladimir Solovyov, and Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. After him are Wilhelm Liebknecht, Osman Nuri Pasha, Emil Škoda, François d'Orléans, Prince of Joinville, Robert Luther, and Armand David.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Sherman ranks 871 out of 15,968. Before him are David Fincher (1962), Linda Hamilton (1956), Michael Mann (1943), Anne Rice (1941), Ferid Murad (1936), and Willard Libby (1908). After him are Jamie Lee Curtis (1958), Jim Lovell (1928), Angela Davis (1944), Ron Perlman (1950), Charles H. Townes (1915), and Sheldon Lee Glashow (1932).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, John Sherman ranks 75Before him are Donald Rumsfeld (1932), Joseph McCarthy (1908), Gina Haspel (1956), John Kerry (1943), Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. (1888), and Barbara Bush (1925). After him are Eliot Ness (1903), Colin Powell (1937), Éamon de Valera (1882), Dred Scott (1795), John Foster Dulles (1888), and Hiram Bingham III (1875).