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John Tyler

1790 - 1862

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John Tyler (March 29, 1790 – January 18, 1862) was the tenth president of the United States, serving 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 7,580,900 page views. His biography is available in 125 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 120 in 2019). John Tyler is the 1,353rd most popular politician (down from 496th in 2019), the 422nd most popular biography from United States (down from 158th in 2019) and the 56th 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 1,353 out of 15,577Before him are John V Palaiologos, Aristide Briand, Horst Köhler, Ferdinand III of Castile, Frederick I of Denmark, and Colin Powell. After him are Anne Neville, Psamtik I, Critias, Emmanuel Macron, Seljuk, and Toghon Temür.

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Among people born in 1790, John Tyler ranks 6Before him are Jean-François Champollion, Leopold I of Belgium, Sunjo of Joseon, George Everest, and August Ferdinand Möbius. After him are Alphonse de Lamartine, Jules Dumont d'Urville, Nicolas Chauvin, John Frederic Daniell, Leopold, Grand Duke of Baden, and Robert Stirling. Among people deceased in 1862, John Tyler ranks 4Before him are Martin Van Buren, Henry David Thoreau, and Samuel Colt. After him are Jean-Baptiste Biot, Bahadur Shah Zafar, James Clark Ross, Božena Němcová, Alfred I, Prince of Windisch-Grätz, Fromental Halévy, Mikhail Ostrogradsky, and Karl Nesselrode.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Tyler ranks 422 out of 18,182Before him are Black Dahlia (1924), Gertrude Stein (1874), Dwayne Johnson (1972), Harold Ramis (1944), Colin Powell (1937), and Alexander Calder (1898). After him are Israel Kamakawiwoʻole (1959), Albert Fish (1870), William G. Morgan (1870), Caitlyn Jenner (1949), Mike Tyson (1966), and Frank Abagnale (1948).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, John Tyler ranks 56Before him are Zachary Taylor (1784), Henry Clay (1777), Franklin Pierce (1804), William McKinley (1843), Millard Fillmore (1800), and Colin Powell (1937). After him are Rutherford B. Hayes (1822), Sarah Palin (1964), Chester A. Arthur (1829), Crazy Horse (1840), John Kerry (1943), and Bernie Sanders (1941).