Rutherford B. Hayes

1822 - 1893

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Rutherford Birchard Hayes (; October 4, 1822 – January 17, 1893) was an American lawyer and politician who served as the 19th president of the United States from 1877 to 1881, after serving in the U.S. House of Representatives and as governor of Ohio. Before the U.S. Civil War, Hayes was a lawyer and staunch abolitionist who defended refugee slaves in court proceedings. He served in the Union Army and the House of Representatives before assuming the presidency. His presidency represents a turning point in U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rutherford B. Hayes has received more than 5,052,314 page views. His biography is available in 114 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 112 in 2019). Rutherford B. Hayes is the 1,465th most popular politician (down from 1,443rd in 2019), the 503rd most popular biography from United States (down from 428th 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 1,465 out of 15,710Before him are Zhao Ziyang, Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Haakon the Good, Yeonsangun of Joseon, Zaynab bint Jahsh, and Carloman I. After him are Cuauhtémoc, Francis I of the Two Sicilies, Georgy Lvov, John IV Laskaris, Ehud Barak, and Edmund I.

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Among people born in 1822, Rutherford B. Hayes ranks 9Before him are Gregor Mendel, Heinrich Schliemann, Rudolf Clausius, César Franck, Francis Galton, and Frédéric Passy. After him are Étienne Lenoir, Charles Hermite, Francis, Duke of Cádiz, Heinrich Louis d'Arrest, Edmond de Goncourt, and Midhat Pasha. Among people deceased in 1893, Rutherford B. Hayes ranks 7Before him are Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Guy de Maupassant, Charles Gounod, Jean-Martin Charcot, Patrice de MacMahon, and Hippolyte Taine. After him are Josef Stefan, Alexander of Battenberg, Jan Matejko, John Tyndall, Ernst Kummer, and Jules Ferry.

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Among people born in United States, Rutherford B. Hayes ranks 503 out of 15,968Before him are Machine Gun Kelly (1895), Mary Higgins Clark (1927), Natalie Wood (1938), Demi Moore (1962), 50 Cent (1975), and Whoopi Goldberg (1955). After him are Washington Irving (1783), Bill Murray (1950), Kip Thorne (1940), George Peppard (1928), Michelle Pfeiffer (1958), and Terrence Malick (1943).

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Among politicians born in United States, Rutherford B. Hayes ranks 61Before him are Crazy Horse (1840), Franklin Pierce (1804), William McKinley (1843), Warren G. Harding (1865), Sarah Palin (1964), and Millard Fillmore (1800). After him are Nancy Pelosi (1940), Chester A. Arthur (1829), Bill de Blasio (1961), Kamehameha I (1758), Ted Kennedy (1932), and Nelson Rockefeller (1908).