Joseph B. Foraker

1846 - 1917

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Joseph Benson Foraker (July 5, 1846 – May 10, 1917) was an American politician of the Republican Party who served as the 37th governor of Ohio from 1886 to 1890 and as a United States senator from Ohio from 1897 until 1909. Foraker was born in rural Ohio; he enlisted at the age of 16 in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He fought for almost three years, attaining the rank of captain. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph B. Foraker has received more than 204,589 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Joseph B. Foraker is the 17,918th most popular politician (down from 16,595th in 2019), the 13,640th most popular biography from United States (down from 13,130th in 2019) and the 959th most popular American Politician.

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Over the past year Joseph B. Foraker has had the most page views in the with 19,209 views, followed by Chinese (2,572), and Arabic (957). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Hungarian (104.81%), Swedish (30.89%), and Thai (20.33%)


Among politicians, Joseph B. Foraker ranks 17,918 out of 19,576Before him are Zilya Valeeva, Manohar Parrikar, Marion Barry, Souleymane Ndéné Ndiaye, Tom Ridge, and Markus Büchel. After him are Bill Clements, Khatia Dekanoidze, Abdirizak Haji Hussein, Vitalii Kim, Philippe Poutou, and Bajram Kosumi.

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Among people born in 1846, Joseph B. Foraker ranks 114Before him are Federico Chueca, Randolph Caldecott, Maksymilian Gierymski, Edward S. Holden, Raimundo Andueza Palacio, and Ira Remsen. After him is Michael Davitt. Among people deceased in 1917, Joseph B. Foraker ranks 126Before him are Frank Odberg, Janez Evangelist Krek, Victor Bruce, 9th Earl of Elgin, Albert Grey, 4th Earl Grey, Sarat Chandra Das, and Belva Ann Lockwood. After him are Frederick McCubbin, Herbert Beerbohm Tree, and Sandy Turnbull.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joseph B. Foraker ranks 13,640 out of 20,380Before him are Marion Barry (1936), Lawrence Wright (1947), Tom Ridge (1945), Hurley Haywood (1948), Autumn Reeser (1980), and Amber Liu (1992). After him are Bill Clements (1917), Haviland Morris (1959), Jane Adams (1965), Blanche Baker (1956), Lisa Raymond (1973), and Robert Rodat (1953).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Joseph B. Foraker ranks 959Before him are Israel Pickens (1780), William Blount (1749), Simon Cameron (1799), Alberto Gonzales (1955), Marion Barry (1936), and Tom Ridge (1945). After him are Bill Clements (1917), Mike Parson (1955), Muriel Bowser (1972), Albert B. Fall (1861), Bob Graham (1936), and Carol Moseley Braun (1947).