Stephen F. Austin

1793 - 1836

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Stephen Fuller Austin (November 3, 1793 – December 27, 1836) was an American-born empresario. Known as the "Father of Texas" and the founder of Anglo Texas, he led the second and, ultimately, the successful colonization of the region by bringing 300 families and their slaves from the United States to the Tejas region of Mexico in 1825. Born in Virginia and raised in southeastern Missouri, Austin served in the Missouri territorial legislature. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stephen F. Austin has received more than 2,583,897 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Stephen F. Austin is the 13,534th most popular politician (down from 12,773rd in 2019), the 5,765th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,710th in 2019) and the 370th most popular American Politician.

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  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.02

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.91

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Stephen F. Austin has had the most page views in the with 223,613 views, followed by Spanish (10,709), and Russian (8,201). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Hebrew (57.69%), Simple English (56.76%), and Russian (41.76%)


Among politicians, Stephen F. Austin ranks 13,534 out of 19,576Before him are Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck, Anatoliy Kinakh, Daniel Bashiel Warner, Stasanor, Johannes Käbin, and Jagjivan Ram. After him are Manius Aquillius, Shahu I, Publius Cornelius Sulla, Rodrigo Rato, Quintus Marcius Rex, and Ludovic Orban.

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Among people born in 1793, Stephen F. Austin ranks 40Before him are Demetrios Ypsilantis, Nana Asmaʼu, Kazim Rashti, Simonas Daukantas, Diego Portales, and Martin Rathke. After him are Joseph Paul Gaimard, William Hopkins, Philip Barker-Webb, Felix de Muelenaere, Jan Frans Willems, and Antoni Malczewski. Among people deceased in 1836, Stephen F. Austin ranks 43Before him are Ferdinand Raimund, Christoph Wilhelm Hufeland, William B. Travis, Edward Turner Bennett, Miguel Barragán, and William Elford Leach. After him are Adolf Stieler, Marc-Antoine Parseval, Edward Livingston, Heinrich XIX, Prince Reuss of Greiz, Charles Wilkins, and Emily Donelson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Stephen F. Austin ranks 5,765 out of 20,380Before him are Travis Scott (1991), Daniel Bashiel Warner (1815), Michael Dorn (1952), Florence Lee (1888), Arthur MacArthur Jr. (1845), and Richard Posner (1939). After him are Noah Wyle (1971), Kate Pierson (1948), Mary Wickes (1910), David Spade (1964), Helen Prejean (1939), and Laura Hope Crews (1879).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Stephen F. Austin ranks 370Before him are Roger Sherman (1721), Eliza McCardle Johnson (1810), Eric Shinseki (1942), Vince Lombardi (1913), Sally Yates (1960), and Daniel Bashiel Warner (1815). After him are Florence Bascom (1862), Kenneth Arnold (1915), Salmon P. Chase (1808), Black Kettle (1803), Jon Huntsman Jr. (1960), and Juan Trippe (1899).