Robert Toombs

1810 - 1885

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Robert Augustus Toombs (July 2, 1810 – December 15, 1885) was an American politician from Georgia, who was an important figure in the formation of the Confederacy. From a privileged background as a wealthy planter and slaveholder, Toombs embarked on a political career marked by effective oratory, although he also acquired a reputation for hard living, disheveled appearance, and irascibility. He was identified with Alexander H. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Toombs has received more than 244,811 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Robert Toombs is the 16,967th most popular politician (down from 14,422nd in 2019), the 12,476th most popular biography from United States (down from 10,685th in 2019) and the 875th most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Robert Toombs ranks 16,967 out of 15,577Before him are Nathan Deal, Russell A. Alger, Amani Abeid Karume, Andreas Norlén, Orlando Zapata, and Guillaume Soro. After him are Boris Alexandrov, Amr Khaled, Anne Spiegel, Kristin Halvorsen, Teresa Ribera, and Gilberto Kassab.

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Among people born in 1810, Robert Toombs ranks 89Before him are Louis Fraser, Johann Ludwig Krapf, John McCloskey, Tomás Gomensoro Albín, Horatio Seymour, and Robert Napier, 1st Baron Napier of Magdala. After him is Philip Francis Thomas. Among people deceased in 1885, Robert Toombs ranks 70Before him are Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury, José Posada Herrera, John McCloskey, Titian Peale, Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen, and Anthony W. Gardiner.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Toombs ranks 12,476 out of 18,182Before him are Jessie Ralph (1864), John Otto (1977), Tim Meadows (1961), Colin Cunningham (1966), Sara Rue (1979), and Patricia Ellis (1915). After him are Meghan Trainor (1993), Cedric Maxwell (1955), Jon Moxley (1985), Tony Revolori (1996), Sharon Robinson (1953), and Ashanti (1980).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Robert Toombs ranks 875Before him are Charles J. Folger (1818), William Blount (1749), Steve Beshear (1944), William Ellery (1727), Nathan Deal (1942), and Russell A. Alger (1836). After him are Hiram Rhodes Revels (1827), Newton D. Baker (1871), Linda Lingle (1953), Mark Dayton (1947), Larry Craig (1945), and William Windom (1827).