Peyton Randolph

1721 - 1775

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Peyton Randolph (September 10, 1721 – October 22, 1775), a Founding Father of the United States, was a planter in the Colony of Virginia and a member of Virginia's wealthiest and most powerful family. Randolph served as speaker of Virginia's House of Burgesses, president of the first two Virginia Conventions, and president of the First Continental Congress. He also served briefly as president of the Second Continental Congress. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peyton Randolph has received more than 464,823 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Peyton Randolph is the 15,876th most popular politician (down from 13,858th in 2019), the 9,779th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,135th in 2019) and the 635th most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Peyton Randolph ranks 15,876 out of 15,577Before him are John Haglelgam, Elliot Richardson, Aladár Kovácsi, Nizam Ali Khan, Asaf Jah II, Sylvestre Ntibantunganya, and Eshaq Jahangiri. After him are Daniel Ona Ondo, Jerzy Szmajdziński, Nur Misuari, Ion Chicu, Ghiță Licu, and Kamisese Mara.

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Among people born in 1721, Peyton Randolph ranks 21Before him are Joseph de Guignes, Anna Dorothea Therbusch, Francesco Sabatini, Roger Sherman, William Robertson, and Benjamin Wilson. After him is William Collins. Among people deceased in 1775, Peyton Randolph ranks 16Before him are John Baskerville, Ahmad Shah Bahadur, Richard Montgomery, Egidio Duni, Charles, Prince of Nassau-Usingen, and Shuja-ud-Daula.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Peyton Randolph ranks 9,779 out of 18,182Before him are Sleepy John Estes (1899), James Rector (1884), Booth Tarkington (1869), Sid Grauman (1879), Marion Leonard (1881), and Sofia Carson (1993). After him are David Halberstam (1934), Susan Dey (1952), Nick Chinlund (1961), Robert Levin (1947), Karen Nyberg (1969), and Jim Hall (1935).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Peyton Randolph ranks 635Before him are John O. Brennan (1955), Spark Matsunaga (1916), Ted Sorensen (1928), John Henninger Reagan (1818), John Brown Gordon (1832), and Elliot Richardson (1920). After him are Fred M. Vinson (1890), Richard Blumenthal (1946), Ted Kaufman (1939), Susan Collins (1952), Lorenzo Snow (1814), and Tim Kaine (1958).