Stephen A. Douglas

1813 - 1861

Stephen A. Douglas

Stephen Arnold Douglas (April 23, 1813 – June 3, 1861) was an American politician and lawyer from Illinois. He was one of the Democratic Party nominees for president in the 1860 election which was won by Republican candidate Abraham Lincoln. Douglas had previously bested Lincoln in the 1858 Illinois election for the United States Senate, which is known for the Lincoln–Douglas debates. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stephen A. Douglas has received more than 1,294,827 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 11,416th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Stephen A. Douglas ranks 11,348 out of 14,801Before him are Raúl Cubas Grau, Nikolai Gikalo, Li Zhaoxing, Willis H. O'Brien, Junius Rusticus, and Eduardo Santos. After him are John Kasich, Gunter Demnig, Hisako, Princess Takamado, Georg Hilmar, Bres, and Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara.

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Among people born in 1813, Stephen A. Douglas ranks 49Before him are Karl, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Otto Ludwig, Theodor Kotschy, John C. Frémont, Louise-Victorine Ackermann, and Isaac Pitman. After him are Karel Sabina, Félix María Zuloaga, John Sedgwick, Stephen Mallory, John Rae, and Edmond de Sélys Longchamps. Among people deceased in 1861, Stephen A. Douglas ranks 38Before him are Joachim Lelewel, Johann Andreas Wagner, Gabriel Antonio Pereira, Albert Niemann, Heinrich Rudolf Schinz, and Peter Georg Bang. After him are Manuel Antônio de Almeida, John Stevens Henslow, Robert O'Hara Burke, and Nathaniel Lyon.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Stephen A. Douglas ranks 4,935 out of 12,171Before him are Anthony Mackie (1978), Broncho Billy Anderson (1880), Red Garland (1923), Buddy Bolden (1877), Margaret Weis (1948), and John Lurie (1952). After him are Pat Martino (1944), Grace Park (1974), Michael Shannon (1974), John Kasich (1952), Michael Harner (1929), and Skrillex (1988).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Stephen A. Douglas ranks 337Before him are Harriet Lane (1830), Helen Herron Taft (1861), Metacomet (1639), Thad Cochran (1937), Sargent Shriver (1915), and John Boehner (1949). After him are John Kasich (1952), Janet Reno (1938), Richard H. Truly (1937), Eddie Lawson (1958), Joe Lieberman (1942), and Black Kettle (null).