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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. 1758? – May 8 or 14, 1819), also known as Kamehameha the Great, was the conqueror and first ruler of the Kingdom of Hawaii. The state of Hawaii gave a statue of him to the National Statuary Hall Collection in Washington, D.C. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kamehameha I has received more than 3,501,073 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Kamehameha I is the 2,317th most popular politician (down from 1,613th in 2019), the 732nd most popular biography from United States (down from 550th 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 2,317 out of 15,577Before him are Seleucus II Callinicus, Amenemhat II, Jacques Pierre Brissot, Johannes Rau, Birger Jarl, and Ahmose-Nefertari. After him are Canute Lavard, Juraj Jánošík, Juan Manuel Santos, Yoweri Museveni, August Bebel, and Louis I, Duke of Anjou.

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Among people born in 1758, Kamehameha I ranks 8Before him are Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, James Monroe, André Masséna, Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbers, Jean-Jacques Dessalines, and Emperor Go-Momozono. After him are Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier, Franz Joseph Gall, Duchess Sophia Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Antoine Isaac Silvestre de Sacy, Honoré IV, Prince of Monaco, and Pierre-Paul Prud'hon. Among people deceased in 1819, Kamehameha I ranks 5Before him are James Watt, Charles IV of Spain, Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher, and Maria Luisa of Parma. After him are Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi, Catherine Pavlovna of Russia, Charles Emmanuel IV of Sardinia, Daniel Rutherford, August von Kotzebue, Jean-Mathieu-Philibert Sérurier, and Honoré IV, Prince of Monaco.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kamehameha I ranks 732 out of 18,182Before him are Roy Scheider (1932), Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867), Robert H. Goddard (1882), Robert Nozick (1938), Frances Farmer (1913), and Patricia Highsmith (1921). After him are Vivian Maier (1926), Gloria Swanson (1899), George Eastman (1854), Nellie Bly (1864), George Cukor (1899), and Keith Haring (1958).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Kamehameha I ranks 72Before him are Jim Mattis (1950), Donald Rumsfeld (1932), Ted Kennedy (1932), Joseph McCarthy (1908), Michael Bloomberg (1942), and Bill de Blasio (1961). After him are Eliot Ness (1903), Kamala Harris (1964), Nancy Pelosi (1940), Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. (1888), Gina Haspel (1956), and John Sherman (1823).