John Tyler

1790 - 1862

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John Tyler (March 29, 1790 – January 18, 1862) was an American politician and lawyer who served as the tenth president of the United States from 1841 to 1845, after briefly holding office as the tenth vice president in 1841. He was elected vice president on the 1840 Whig ticket with President William Henry Harrison, succeeding to the presidency following Harrison's death 31 days after assuming office. Tyler was a stalwart supporter and advocate of states' rights, including regarding slavery, and he adopted nationalistic policies as president only when they did not infringe on the states' powers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Tyler has received more than 9,026,670 page views. His biography is available in 128 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 125 in 2019). John Tyler is the 1,585th most popular politician (down from 1,338th in 2019), the 473rd most popular biography from United States (down from 422nd in 2019) and the 60th most popular American Politician.

John Tyler was the 10th president of the United States. He is most famous for being the first Vice President to become President after the death of a sitting President.

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Among politicians, John Tyler ranks 1,585 out of 19,576Before him are Scorpion I, Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma, Kurt Georg Kiesinger, Michael I Rangabe, Mentor, and Shavkat Mirziyoyev. After him are Alexander of Battenberg, Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej, Cleopatra III of Egypt, Rutherford B. Hayes, Carol I of Romania, and Shapur II.

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Among people born in 1790, John Tyler ranks 6Before him are Jean-François Champollion, Leopold I of Belgium, August Ferdinand Möbius, Alphonse de Lamartine, and Sunjo of Joseon. After him are George Everest, Jules Dumont d'Urville, Nicolas Chauvin, John Frederic Daniell, Leopold, Grand Duke of Baden, and John Austin. Among people deceased in 1862, John Tyler ranks 5Before him are Martin Van Buren, Henry David Thoreau, Samuel Colt, and Jean-Baptiste Biot. After him are Bahadur Shah Zafar, Mikhail Ostrogradsky, James Clark Ross, Božena Němcová, Alfred I, Prince of Windisch-Grätz, Fromental Halévy, and Karl Nesselrode.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Tyler ranks 473 out of 20,380Before him are Jayne Mansfield (1933), Dick Cheney (1941), Steven Van Zandt (1950), Gordon Allport (1897), Lou Reed (1942), and Jodie Foster (1962). After him are Rutherford B. Hayes (1822), Paul Walker (1973), Kevin Spacey (1959), Shirley Temple (1928), Paul Ekman (1934), and John Kerry (1943).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, John Tyler ranks 60Before him are Jefferson Davis (1808), Sarah Palin (1964), William McKinley (1843), Millard Fillmore (1800), Jim Mattis (1950), and Dick Cheney (1941). After him are Rutherford B. Hayes (1822), John Kerry (1943), David Duke (1950), Chester A. Arthur (1829), Nelson Rockefeller (1908), and Joseph McCarthy (1908).