Rufus King

1755 - 1827

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Rufus King (March 24, 1755 – April 29, 1827) was an American lawyer, politician, and diplomat. He was a delegate for Massachusetts to the Continental Congress and the Philadelphia Convention and was one of the signers of the United States Constitution in 1787. After formation of the new Congress he represented New York in the United States Senate. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rufus King has received more than 389,919 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Rufus King is the 14,144th most popular politician (down from 13,132nd in 2019), the 9,873rd most popular biography from United States (down from 8,312th in 2019) and the 669th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Rufus King ranks 14,144 out of 15,710. Before him are Jens Spahn, Marc Garneau, George Dern, Micheál Martin, Rukn ud din Firuz, and Caleb Cushing. After him are Yogi Adityanath, Oliver Ellsworth, Meglena Kuneva, Asashōryū Akinori, Kenneth O. Hall, and Tillman Thomas.

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Among people born in 1755, Rufus King ranks 44Before him are Fausto Elhuyar, Nicolas Fuss, Jacques Labillardière, Nathan Hale, Thomas Hardwicke, and William Bradford. After him is Nicholas Gilman. Among people deceased in 1827, Rufus King ranks 32Before him are Johann Gottfried Eichhorn, Hugh Clapperton, Heinrich Boie, José Joaquín Fernández de Lizardi, Charles Willson Peale, and Henry Salt. After him is Israel Pickens.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Rufus King ranks 9,873 out of 15,968. Before him are Brook Benton (1931), Mike Starr (1966), Noah Beery Jr. (1913), Caleb Cushing (1800), David Giuntoli (1980), and Jimmie Davis (1899). After him are Laurel Holloman (1971), Anita Baker (1958), Todd Solondz (1959), Oliver Ellsworth (1745), Harry Connick Jr. (1967), and Nick Wechsler (1978).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Rufus King ranks 669Before him are Jim Risch (1943), Whitney Smith (1940), Rand Paul (1963), John Jacob Astor, 1st Baron Astor of Hever (1886), George Dern (1872), and Caleb Cushing (1800). After him are Oliver Ellsworth (1745), Dennis Kucinich (1946), Nicholas F. Brady (1930), Peter Hardeman Burnett (1807), Rahm Emanuel (1959), and Wade Hampton III (1818).