POLITICIAN

Simon Bolivar Buckner

1823 - 1914

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Simon Bolivar Buckner ( SY-mən BOL-i-vər BUK-nər; April 1, 1823 – January 8, 1914) was an American soldier and politician who fought in the United States Army in the Mexican–American War and in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He later served as the 30th governor of Kentucky. After graduating from the United States Military Academy at West Point, Buckner became an instructor there. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Simon Bolivar Buckner has received more than 372,965 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Simon Bolivar Buckner is the 10,566th most popular politician (down from 10,322nd in 2019), the 4,320th most popular biography from United States and the 268th most popular American Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Simon Bolivar Buckner ranks 10,566 out of 15,710Before him are Kukrit Pramoj, Frederick V, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg, Ferenc Gyurcsány, Shahabuddin Ahmed, Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, and Mizengo Pinda. After him are Oisc of Kent, Penn Nouth, Charles James Fox, Dom Mintoff, Raja Dahir, and Thomas Remengesau Jr..

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1823, Simon Bolivar Buckner ranks 43Before him are Schuyler Colfax, Enrico Betti, Count Richard Belcredi, Heymann Steinthal, Ahmed Vefik Pasha, and José María Iglesias. After him are Jules Émile Planchon, Jacques-Nicolas Lemmens, Daniel Harrwitz, Gonçalves Dias, Karl Schenk, and Joseph Leidy. Among people deceased in 1914, Simon Bolivar Buckner ranks 69Before him are Roque Sáenz Peña, Adolf Martens, Hubertine Auclert, Pyotr Nesterov, Prince Maurice of Battenberg, and Adlai Stevenson I. After him are Koos de la Rey, Amélie Lundahl, John Murray, Dimitrie Sturdza, Robert Hugh Benson, and Richard Heuberger.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Simon Bolivar Buckner ranks 4,320 out of 15,968Before him are Walter Hunt (1796), Ruggiero Ricci (1918), David Geffen (1943), Bryce Dallas Howard (1981), Jeff Lindsay (1952), and Mississippi John Hurt (1892). After him are Carol Potter (1948), Kevin Durant (1988), Mercedes de Acosta (1892), Anita O'Day (1919), Denis O'Hare (1962), and Nikos Galis (1957).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Simon Bolivar Buckner ranks 268Before him are William R. King (1786), Moses Finley (1912), Charles Doolittle Walcott (1850), Newt Gingrich (1943), Shirley Chisholm (1924), and Augustine Washington (1694). After him are Jerome Powell (1953), William B. Travis (1809), Michael Kors (1959), Vince Lombardi (1913), Black Kettle (1803), and Grace Coolidge (1879).