Red Cloud

1822 - 1909

Red Cloud

Red Cloud (Lakota: Maȟpíya Lúta) (1822 – December 10, 1909) was one of the most important leaders of the Oglala Lakota from 1868 to 1909. He was one of the most capable Native American opponents that the United States Army faced in its mission to occupy the western territories, defeating the United States during Red Cloud's War, which was a fight over control of the Powder River Country in northeastern Wyoming and southern Montana. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Red Cloud has received more than 825,687 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,658th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Red Cloud ranks 3,635 out of 14,801Before him are Claudia de' Medici, Princess Mafalda of Savoy, John Hyrcanus, Inejiro Asanuma, Ermengarde of Hesbaye, and Tekuder. After him are Richard of Cornwall, Elsa Einstein, Traian Băsescu, Sambhaji, Manuel Pinto da Costa, and Emperor Ping of Han.

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Among people born in 1822, Red Cloud ranks 19Before him are Francis, Duke of Cádiz, Heinrich Louis d'Arrest, Midhat Pasha, Prince Napoléon Bonaparte, Teresa Cristina of the Two Sicilies, and Adelaide of Austria. After him are Sa'id of Egypt, Ignacy Łukasiewicz, Rosa Bonheur, Juan, Count of Montizón, Olga Nikolaevna of Russia, and Henri Murger. Among people deceased in 1909, Red Cloud ranks 15Before him are Karl Theodor, Duke in Bavaria, Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia, Peder Severin Krøyer, Grand Duke Michael Nikolaevich of Russia, Abdul Karim, and Emil Erlenmeyer. After him are Paul Gachet, Carlos, Duke of Madrid, Francisco Ferrer, Zinovy Rozhestvensky, Besarion Jughashvili, and Felice Beato.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Red Cloud ranks 1,155 out of 12,171Before him are Richard Dreyfuss (1947), John Foster Dulles (1888), George Akerlof (1940), George Stigler (1911), Sam Walton (1918), and Vernon L. Smith (1927). After him are Daniel Dennett (1942), Elisha Otis (1811), John G. Avildsen (1935), Edward B. Lewis (1918), Minoru Yamasaki (1912), and Uma Thurman (1970).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Red Cloud ranks 90Before him are Hiram Bingham III (1875), Frank B. Kellogg (1856), George Papandreou (1952), Allen Dulles (1893), Condoleezza Rice (1954), and John Foster Dulles (1888). After him are Cordell Hull (1871), George Clinton (1739), Tecumseh (1768), Aaron Burr (1756), Andrew Dickson White (1832), and William Walker (1824).