Richard Mentor Johnson

1780 - 1850

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Richard Mentor Johnson (October 17, 1780[a] – November 19, 1850) was a politician and the ninth vice president of the United States from 1837 to 1841. He is the only vice president elected by the United States Senate under the provisions of the Twelfth Amendment. Johnson also represented Kentucky in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Mentor Johnson has received more than 616,147 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Richard Mentor Johnson is the 8,704th most popular politician (up from 9,199th in 2019), the 3,216th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,253rd in 2019) and the 195th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Richard Mentor Johnson ranks 8,704 out of 15,710. Before him are Christine of Hesse, Shaul Mofaz, Rauf Orbay, F. J. Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich, Ahmed Cevdet Pasha, and Teodato Ipato. After him are Ferenc Münnich, Paul Leni, Lev Karakhan, Shankar Dayal Sharma, Wang Yi, and Khutulun.

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Among people born in 1780, Richard Mentor Johnson ranks 25Before him are Alexandre Deschapelles, Hinrich Lichtenstein, Georgios Karaiskakis, Conradin Kreutzer, Élie, duc Decazes, and Princess Augusta of Prussia. After him are Anastasio Bustamante, Juana Azurduy de Padilla, Göran Wahlenberg, Léon Jean Marie Dufour, August Leopold Crelle, and Heinrich Christian Schumacher. Among people deceased in 1850, Richard Mentor Johnson ranks 35Before him are Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge, Margaret Fuller, Gustav Schwab, John C. Calhoun, Lorenzo Bartolini, and Adalbert Gyrowetz. After him are Princess Frederica Wilhelmina of Prussia, Bernt Michael Holmboe, Václav Tomášek, Karl Friedrich von Gaertner, Charles Rivière-Hérard, and Pedro de Sousa Holstein, 1st Duke of Palmela.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Mentor Johnson ranks 3,216 out of 15,968. Before him are Calista Flockhart (1964), Josephine Chaplin (1949), Gene Amdahl (1922), Louis Farrakhan (1933), Charles Robert Jenkins (1940), and Jane Kaczmarek (1955). After him are Stone Cold Steve Austin (1964), Ken Kercheval (1935), Isaiah Washington (1963), Jim Hines (1946), Hannibal Hamlin (1809), and Mariska Hargitay (1964).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Richard Mentor Johnson ranks 195Before him are Edith Wilson (1872), Edith Roosevelt (1861), Levi P. Morton (1824), Babushka Lady (1930), James Forrestal (1892), and Besse Cooper (1896). After him are Hannibal Hamlin (1809), Charles J. Guiteau (1841), Bob Dole (1923), Milton George Henschel (1920), Elihu Root (1845), and George M. Dallas (1792).