Robert Todd Lincoln

1843 - 1926

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Robert Todd Lincoln (August 1, 1843 – July 26, 1926) was an American lawyer, businessman, and politician. He was the eldest son of President Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln, and the only one of their four sons to live to adulthood. Robert Lincoln became a business lawyer and company president, and served as U.S. Secretary of War and U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom. Lincoln was born in Springfield, Illinois, and graduated from Harvard College before serving on the staff of Ulysses S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Todd Lincoln has received more than 5,292,417 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Robert Todd Lincoln is the 5,798th most popular politician (up from 6,244th in 2019), the 2,015th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,026th in 2019) and the 123rd most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Robert Todd Lincoln ranks 5,798 out of 15,710Before him are Charles II, Elector Palatine, Jamasp, Infanta Cristina of Spain, Samuel Adams, Alparslan Türkeş, and Karl August von Hardenberg. After him are Zubaidah bint Ja`far, Casimir II the Just, Emperor Go-Nijō, Prince Rupert of the Rhine, Ashur-dan III, and Koča Popović.

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Among people born in 1843, Robert Todd Lincoln ranks 29Before him are Georg von Hertling, Princess Maria Clotilde of Savoy, Mariano Rampolla, Hans Richter, Antonio Labriola, and Elizabeth Stride. After him are Lydia Koidula, Teófilo Braga, Mikhail Skobelev, Anton von Werner, David Popper, and Henryk Siemiradzki. Among people deceased in 1926, Robert Todd Lincoln ranks 39Before him are Knut Wicksell, Annie Oakley, John Louis Emil Dreyer, Alphonse Borrelly, Émile Coué, and Prince Philippe, Duke of Orléans. After him are Théo van Rysselberghe, Eino Leino, Maria Letizia Bonaparte, Duchess of Aosta, Nikolay Chkheidze, Lars Magnus Ericsson, and Edwin Abbott Abbott.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Todd Lincoln ranks 2,015 out of 15,968Before him are Justin Timberlake (1981), William Henry Pickering (1858), Samuel Adams (1722), Bill Finger (1914), Donald J. Cram (1919), and Perry Como (1912). After him are Ariana Grande (1993), Richard Pryor (1940), Henry Winkler (1945), Janet Yellen (1946), Ronnie Coleman (1964), and Henry L. Stimson (1867).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Robert Todd Lincoln ranks 123Before him are Walter Mondale (1928), Elijah Muhammad (1897), Spiro Agnew (1918), Clement Greenberg (1909), John Hancock (1737), and Samuel Adams (1722). After him are Janet Yellen (1946), Henry L. Stimson (1867), Hubert Humphrey (1911), Curtis LeMay (1906), Kamehameha II (1797), and Paul Wolfowitz (1943).