Peter Hardeman Burnett

1807 - 1895

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Peter Hardeman Burnett (November 15, 1807 – May 17, 1895) was an American politician and the first elected governor of California, serving from December 20, 1849, to January 9, 1851, and the first to resign from office. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Hardeman Burnett has received more than 148,383 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Peter Hardeman Burnett is the 14,164th most popular politician (down from 13,151st in 2019), the 9,936th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,385th in 2019) and the 672nd most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Peter Hardeman Burnett ranks 14,164 out of 15,710Before him are Karin Kneissl, Jim Bolger, Eric Chu, Jenny Shipley, John Bruton, and Carlos Alvarado Quesada. After him are Rahm Emanuel, Giovanni Battista Rabino, Alexander Bustamante, Patrice Trovoada, Pedro Morenés, and Eduard Nalbandyan.

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Among people born in 1807, Peter Hardeman Burnett ranks 45Before him are Wilford Woodruff, Jules Verreaux, Arnold Henry Guyot, David Rice Atchison, Charles Francis Adams Sr., and John Greenleaf Whittier.  Among people deceased in 1895, Peter Hardeman Burnett ranks 70Before him are Manuel Pavía y Rodríguez de Alburquerque, Charles Frédéric Girard, Lady Charlotte Guest, Walter Q. Gresham, Joseph Thomson, and Henry Seebohm. After him is Hugh McCulloch.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Peter Hardeman Burnett ranks 9,936 out of 15,968Before him are Mark Mothersbaugh (1950), Johnny Messner (1970), Vanessa Marquez (1968), Sean Faris (1982), Adam Shankman (1964), and Chelsea Field (1957). After him are Rahm Emanuel (1959), Christopher Moore (1957), George Saunders (1958), Kimberly Williams-Paisley (1971), Greg Evigan (1953), and Jason Behr (1973).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Peter Hardeman Burnett ranks 672Before him are George Dern (1872), Caleb Cushing (1800), Rufus King (1755), Oliver Ellsworth (1745), Dennis Kucinich (1946), and Nicholas F. Brady (1930). After him are Rahm Emanuel (1959), Wade Hampton III (1818), Edward James Roye (1815), Beau Biden (1969), Gary Herbert (1947), and Thomas Ewing (1789).