Robert M. T. Hunter

1809 - 1887

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Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter (April 21, 1809 – July 18, 1887) was a Virginia lawyer, politician and plantation owner. He was a U.S. Representative (1837–1843, 1845–1847), Speaker of the House (1839–1841), and U.S. Senator (1847–1861). During the American Civil War, Hunter became the Confederate States Secretary of State (1861–1862) and then a Confederate Senator (1862–1865) and critic of President Jefferson Davis. After the war, Hunter failed to win re-election to the U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert M. T. Hunter has received more than 152,974 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Robert M. T. Hunter is the 14,551st most popular politician, the 10,986th most popular biography from United States and the 772nd most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Robert M. T. Hunter ranks 14,551 out of 15,710Before him are William Gibbs McAdoo, Juan Ponce Enrile, Lotay Tshering, Anthony Weiner, Yelena Serova, and Jim Bunning. After him are Loretta Lynch, Ben Cardin, Barbara Jordan, Antonio Villaraigosa, Maia Panjikidze, and Nadiya Savchenko.

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Among people born in 1809, Robert M. T. Hunter ranks 63Before him are Aleksey Koltsov, Thomas Campbell Eyton, Juan Antonio Pezet, Ștefan Golescu, Francis Walker, and Sterling Price.  Among people deceased in 1887, Robert M. T. Hunter ranks 47Before him are José Rufino Echenique, Lorenzo Batlle y Grau, Spencer Fullerton Baird, Sarah Yorke Jackson, Dorothea Dix, and Elihu B. Washburne.

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Among people born in United States, Robert M. T. Hunter ranks 10,986 out of 15,968Before him are Jim Rathmann (1928), Reggie Fils-Aimé (1961), Anthony Weiner (1964), Shannon Walker (1965), Gary Rydstrom (1959), and Jim Bunning (1931). After him are Dee Bradley Baker (1962), Louise Erdrich (1954), Eric Wynalda (1969), Deron Williams (1984), Frank Ocean (1987), and Joseph Campanella (1924).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Robert M. T. Hunter ranks 772Before him are John Davis Lodge (1903), Chris Dodd (1944), Arthur Goldberg (1908), William Gibbs McAdoo (1863), Anthony Weiner (1964), and Jim Bunning (1931). After him are Loretta Lynch (1959), Ben Cardin (1943), Barbara Jordan (1936), Antonio Villaraigosa (1953), Butch Otter (1942), and Tom Daschle (1947).