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Lewis Powell

1844 - 1865

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Lewis Thornton Powell (April 22, 1844 – July 7, 1865) was an American Confederate soldier who attempted to assassinate William Henry Seward as part of the Lincoln assassination plot. Wounded at the Battle of Gettysburg, he later served in Mosby's Rangers before working with the Confederate Secret Service in Maryland. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lewis Powell has received more than 40,276 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Lewis Powell is the 189th most popular extremist, the 5,560th most popular biography from United States and the 69th most popular American Extremist.

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Among extremists, Lewis Powell ranks 189 out of 209Before him are Ernst Zündel, Boniface II, Margrave of Tuscany, Abu Ayyub al-Masri, Ross Ulbricht, Jonathan Wild, and Irmgard Möller. After him are Tony Accardo, Alexander Pichushkin, Nguyễn Văn Trỗi, Ahmad Sa'adat, Marshall Applewhite, and Dick Turpin.

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Among people born in 1844, Lewis Powell ranks 75Before him are Mutsu Munemitsu, Detlev von Liliencron, Alois Riehl, Camille Lemonnier, Marie Spartali Stillman, and William Wilson. After him are Pyotr Tkachev, Dimitrios Rallis, Verney Lovett Cameron, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Ahmet Mithat, and Miguel Ángel Juárez Celman. Among people deceased in 1865, Lewis Powell ranks 54Before him are Ángel de Saavedra, 3rd Duke of Rivas, William Jackson Hooker, Achille Valenciennes, Otto Ludwig, Nicholas Wiseman, and Antonios Kriezis. After him are Kitsos Tzavelas, Richard Cobden, Philippe Buchez, Samuel Cunard, Stephen Allen Benson, and Isabella Beeton.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lewis Powell ranks 5,560 out of 18,182Before him are Moe Berg (1902), Dorothy Arzner (1897), David Ellefson (1964), Loretta Lynn (1932), Almon Brown Strowger (1839), and Alvin Ailey (1931). After him are Barbara Morgan (1951), Lee Meriwether (1935), Ancel Keys (1904), Stan Kenton (1911), Will Rogers (1879), and Tony Accardo (1906).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Lewis Powell ranks 69Before him are Charles Starkweather (1938), Stanley Williams (1953), Frank James (1843), Herbert Mullin (1947), Robert Berdella (1949), and Ross Ulbricht (1984). After him are Tony Accardo (1906), Marshall Applewhite (1931), Larry Nassar (1963), Joseph Paul Franklin (1950), Gary Gilmore (1940), and John Hinckley Jr. (1955).