Robert F. Stockton

1795 - 1866

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Robert Field Stockton (August 20, 1795 – October 7, 1866) was a United States Navy commodore, notable in the capture of California during the Mexican–American War. He was a naval innovator and an early advocate for a propeller-driven, steam-powered navy. Stockton was from a notable political family and also served as a U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert F. Stockton has received more than 180,199 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Robert F. Stockton is the 14,206th most popular politician, the 10,035th most popular biography from United States and the 681st most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Robert F. Stockton ranks 14,206 out of 15,710Before him are Ronald Gamarra Herrera, Élie Doté, Fabian Picardo, Vincenzo Sospiri, Hans-Peter Friedrich, and Srgjan Kerim. After him are Mariya Gabriel, Susie Wolff, Ruaidrí Ua Conchobair, María Jesús Montero, S. I. Hayakawa, and Robert J. Walker.

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Among people born in 1795, Robert F. Stockton ranks 51Before him are George Peabody, José Miguel de Velasco Franco, Benjamin Morrell, Josep Bonaplata i Corriol, Luis José de Orbegoso, and Charles Sturt.  Among people deceased in 1866, Robert F. Stockton ranks 39Before him are José Ignacio Pavón, Manuel Felipe de Tovar, George Ord, Joseph Weydemeyer, Lewis Cass, and Thomas Love Peacock. After him is Clement Comer Clay.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert F. Stockton ranks 10,035 out of 15,968Before him are Ted Demme (1963), David Allan Coe (1939), Vivian Vance (1909), Aaron Stanford (1976), Kay Lenz (1953), and Dave Sheridan (1969). After him are Paul Douglas (1907), Claire Windsor (1892), Patrick McEnroe (1966), Kevin Kelly (1952), William Beaudine (1892), and Barrett Strong (1941).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Robert F. Stockton ranks 681Before him are Edward James Roye (1815), Beau Biden (1969), Gary Herbert (1947), Thomas Ewing (1789), Alexander Acosta (1969), and Pat Roberts (1936). After him are Robert J. Walker (1801), Margaret Chase Smith (1897), George Clymer (1739), Rick Santorum (1958), John B. Anderson (1922), and Jack Lew (1955).