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Samuel Adams

1722 - 1803

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Samuel Adams (September 27 [O.S. September 16] 1722 – October 2, 1803) was an American statesman, political philosopher, and a Founding Father of the United States. He was a politician in colonial Massachusetts, a leader of the movement that became the American Revolution, and one of the architects of the principles of American republicanism that shaped the political culture of the United States. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Samuel Adams has received more than 4,572,439 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Samuel Adams is the 4,775th most popular politician (up from 5,789th in 2019), the 1,586th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,010th in 2019) and the 103rd most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Samuel Adams ranks 4,775 out of 15,577Before him are Maximilian de Beauharnais, 3rd Duke of Leuchtenberg, Vera Zasulich, William Walker, Princess Margaretha of Saxony, Francesco I d'Este, Duke of Modena, and İslâm III Giray. After him are Siamun, Diane de France, Muqan Qaghan, Li Zongren, Abdul Rahim Hatif, and Robert, Archduke of Austria-Este.

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Among people born in 1722, Samuel Adams ranks 6Before him are Ahmad Shah Durrani, Frederick Christian, Elector of Saxony, Prince Augustus William of Prussia, Gregory Skovoroda, and Jazzar Pasha. After him are Axel Fredrik Cronstedt, Georg Benda, Duchess Luise of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Prince George William of Hesse-Darmstadt, Pietro Nardini, and Amursana. Among people deceased in 1803, Samuel Adams ranks 9Before him are Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, Cardinal de Rohan, Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna of Russia, Franz Xaver Süssmayr, and Louis I of Etruria. After him are Adélaïde Labille-Guiard, Vittorio Alfieri, Louis Claude de Saint-Martin, Ercole III d'Este, Duke of Modena, Xenia of Saint Petersburg, and Ami Argand.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Samuel Adams ranks 1,586 out of 18,182Before him are Reed Hastings (1960), Mike Powell (1963), Art Tatum (1909), William Walker (1824), Michael Rooker (1955), and Arthur Penn (1922). After him are Bruce Nauman (1941), Jimmy Doolittle (1896), Edgar Mitchell (1930), George Clinton (1739), Steve McCurry (1950), and Vincent du Vigneaud (1901).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Samuel Adams ranks 103Before him are John Dickinson (1732), George Papandreou (1952), Conrad Hilton (1887), Janet Yellen (1946), Chief Seattle (1786), and William Walker (1824). After him are George Clinton (1739), Elijah Muhammad (1897), Hiram Bingham III (1875), Walter Mondale (1928), Cochise (1805), and Tecumseh (1768).