Samuel J. Tilden

1814 - 1886

Samuel J. Tilden

Samuel Jones Tilden (February 9, 1814 – August 4, 1886) was an American politician who served as the 25th Governor of New York and was the Democratic candidate for president in the disputed election of 1876. Tilden is the only individual to win an outright majority of the popular vote in a United States presidential election but lose the election.Tilden was born into a wealthy family in New Lebanon, New York. Attracted to politics at a young age, he became a protégé of Martin Van Buren, the eighth President of the United States. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Samuel J. Tilden has received more than 505,704 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 12,418th most popular politician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 510k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 42.66

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.95

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.91

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Samuel J. Tildens by language


Among politicians, Samuel J. Tilden ranks 12,316 out of 14,801Before him are DeWitt Clinton, Guy Scott, Roque González Garza, Princess Alexia of Greece and Denmark, Gamal Mubarak, and Daniyal Akhmetov. After him are Moshe Kahlon, BP Koirala, Sudarat Keyuraphan, Harry Mallin, Lyudmila Pinayeva, and Nur Misuari.

Most Popular Politicians in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1814, Samuel J. Tilden ranks 49Before him are Joseph Hooker, Hervé Faye, Nicolaas Beets, Oskar Kolberg, Edwin Stanton, and John C. Pemberton. After him is Lorenzo Snow. Among people deceased in 1886, Samuel J. Tilden ranks 37Before him are Albert Küchler, Theodor von Oppolzer, Juan Esteban Pedernera, Edmond Laguerre, Henry Hobson Richardson, and Asher Brown Durand. After him are David Rice Atchison and Horatio Seymour.

Others Born in 1814

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1886

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, Samuel J. Tilden ranks 6,481 out of 12,171Before him are Curtis T. McMullen (1958), Lyle Lovett (1957), Dustin Moskovitz (1984), Gary Cole (1956), Matthew Labyorteaux (1966), and Priscilla Lane (1915). After him are Madge Bellamy (1899), Michael Andretti (1962), Kat Dennings (1986), Edwin Starr (1942), Martin Donovan (1957), and Tyler Posey (1991).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Samuel J. Tilden ranks 433Before him are Joe Torre (1940), Philander C. Knox (1853), Charles Carroll of Carrollton (1737), Norman Mineta (1931), Theodore Long (1947), and DeWitt Clinton (1769). After him are Hamilton Fish (1808), Ramsey Clark (1927), Rodney Mullen (1966), Frank Knox (1874), Mary Arthur McElroy (1841), and Edward Seaga (1930).