Kamehameha I

1758 - 1819

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Kamehameha I (Hawaiian pronunciation: [kəmehəˈmɛhə]; Kalani Paiʻea Wohi o Kaleikini Kealiʻikui Kamehameha o ʻIolani i Kaiwikapu kauʻi Ka Liholiho Kūnuiākea; c. 1736? – May 8 or 14, 1819), also known as Kamehameha the Great, was the conqueror and first ruler of the Kingdom of Hawaii. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kamehameha I has received more than 4,016,240 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Kamehameha I is the 2,384th most popular politician (down from 2,277th in 2019), the 731st most popular biography from United States (up from 732nd in 2019) and the 72nd most popular American Politician.

Kamehameha I is most famous for being the first king of the Hawaiian Islands.

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Among politicians, Kamehameha I ranks 2,384 out of 19,576Before him are Manfred Gerlach, Michael IX Palaiologos, 1st Dalai Lama, Manco Inca Yupanqui, Ludwig Stumpfegger, and Cao Huan. After him are Vasily I of Moscow, John of Saxony, Infante Carlos, Count of Molina, Shallum of Israel, Basiliscus, and Samora Machel.

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Among people born in 1758, Kamehameha I ranks 8Before him are Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, James Monroe, Noah Webster, Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbers, André Masséna, and Jean-Jacques Dessalines. After him are Emperor Go-Momozono, Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier, Franz Joseph Gall, Duchess Sophia Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Antoine Isaac Silvestre de Sacy, and Pierre-Paul Prud'hon. Among people deceased in 1819, Kamehameha I ranks 7Before him are James Watt, Charles IV of Spain, Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher, Maria Luisa of Parma, Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi, and Charles Emmanuel IV of Sardinia. After him are Daniel Rutherford, Catherine Pavlovna of Russia, August von Kotzebue, Erik Acharius, Jean-Mathieu-Philibert Sérurier, and Frederick Louis, Hereditary Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kamehameha I ranks 731 out of 20,380Before him are Danny Glover (1946), Mel Brooks (1926), John Lithgow (1945), Donald Rumsfeld (1932), Rosalynn Carter (1927), and Vera Rubin (1928). After him are Doris Day (1922), Henry Mancini (1924), Christopher Lambert (1957), Clyde Tombaugh (1906), Thorstein Veblen (1857), and Truman Capote (1924).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Kamehameha I ranks 72Before him are Joseph McCarthy (1908), Kamala Harris (1964), Boris Johnson (1964), Colin Powell (1937), Nancy Pelosi (1940), and Donald Rumsfeld (1932). After him are Greg Abbott (1957), James E. Webb (1906), Ted Kennedy (1932), Michael Bloomberg (1942), Rudy Giuliani (1944), and John Sherman (1823).