Rutherford B. Hayes

1822 - 1893

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Rutherford Birchard Hayes (; October 4, 1822 – January 17, 1893) was an American military officer and politician who served as the 19th president of the United States from 1877 to 1881. As an attorney in Ohio, Hayes served as Cincinnati's city solicitor from 1858 to 1861. He was a staunch abolitionist who defended refugee slaves in court proceedings. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rutherford B. Hayes has received more than 6,721,694 page views. His biography is available in 119 different languages on Wikipedia. Rutherford B. Hayes is the 1,589th most popular politician (down from 1,428th in 2019), the 474th most popular biography from United States (down from 453rd in 2019) and the 61st most popular American Politician.

Rutherford B. Hayes was the 19th president of the United States, serving from 1877 to 1881. He is most famous for ending Reconstruction in the South and withdrawing federal troops from the region.

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Among politicians, Rutherford B. Hayes ranks 1,589 out of 19,576Before him are Mentor, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, John Tyler, Alexander of Battenberg, Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej, and Cleopatra III of Egypt. After him are Carol I of Romania, Shapur II, Hu Yaobang, Bernard Tapie, Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, and René of Anjou.

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Among people born in 1822, Rutherford B. Hayes ranks 10Before him are Heinrich Schliemann, Frédéric Passy, Rudolf Clausius, César Franck, Francis Galton, and Robert Luther. After him are Prince Napoléon Bonaparte, Charles Hermite, Francis, Duke of Cádiz, Étienne Lenoir, Sa'id of Egypt, and Heinrich Louis d'Arrest. Among people deceased in 1893, Rutherford B. Hayes ranks 8Before him are Guy de Maupassant, Charles Gounod, Jean-Martin Charcot, Patrice de MacMahon, Hippolyte Taine, and Alexander of Battenberg. After him are Jan Matejko, Edwin Booth, Josef Stefan, Jules Ferry, Ernst Kummer, and Baron Alexander von Bach.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Rutherford B. Hayes ranks 474 out of 20,380Before him are Dick Cheney (1941), Steven Van Zandt (1950), Gordon Allport (1897), Lou Reed (1942), Jodie Foster (1962), and John Tyler (1790). After him are Paul Walker (1973), Kevin Spacey (1959), Shirley Temple (1928), Paul Ekman (1934), John Kerry (1943), and Chuck Jones (1912).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Rutherford B. Hayes ranks 61Before him are Sarah Palin (1964), William McKinley (1843), Millard Fillmore (1800), Jim Mattis (1950), Dick Cheney (1941), and John Tyler (1790). After him are John Kerry (1943), David Duke (1950), Chester A. Arthur (1829), Nelson Rockefeller (1908), Joseph McCarthy (1908), and Kamala Harris (1964).