Sterling Price

1809 - 1867

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Major-General Sterling Price (September 14, 1809 – September 29, 1867) was a senior officer of the Confederate States Army who fought in both the Western and Trans-Mississippi theaters of the American Civil War. He rose to prominence during the Mexican–American War and served as governor of Missouri from 1853 to 1857. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sterling Price has received more than 350,206 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Sterling Price is the 1,427th most popular military personnel (down from 1,181st in 2019), the 9,089th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,185th in 2019) and the 137th most popular American Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Sterling Price ranks 1,427 out of 1,466Before him are William J. Hardee, Andy McNab, Daniel Harvey Hill, John Buford, Abu Omar al-Shishani, and Julian Byng, 1st Viscount Byng of Vimy. After him are Lewis H. Brereton, Michael Mullen, George Rogers Clark, Max Horton, Nathaniel Lyon, and Mark Milley.

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Among people born in 1809, Sterling Price ranks 62Before him are Santiago Derqui, Aleksey Koltsov, Thomas Campbell Eyton, Juan Antonio Pezet, Ștefan Golescu, and Francis Walker. After him is Robert M. T. Hunter. Among people deceased in 1867, Sterling Price ranks 48Before him are Karl Georg Christian von Staudt, Phan Thanh Giản, Artur Grottger, Santiago Derqui, José Mariano Salas, and Prideaux John Selby. After him is Nathaniel Parker Willis.

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Among people born in United States, Sterling Price ranks 9,089 out of 15,968Before him are Michelle Hurd (1966), Herbert H. Lehman (1878), Grace Paley (1922), Scott Kelly (1964), Ann Coulter (1961), and Kathryn Erbe (1965). After him are Evelyn Brent (1895), Sidney Coleman (1937), Johnny Otis (1921), Randy Weston (1926), Mia Zapata (1965), and Haley Bennett (1988).


Among military personnels born in United States, Sterling Price ranks 137Before him are John Abizaid (1951), John C. Pemberton (1814), Leonidas Polk (1806), William J. Hardee (1815), Daniel Harvey Hill (1821), and John Buford (1826). After him are Lewis H. Brereton (1890), Michael Mullen (1946), George Rogers Clark (1752), Nathaniel Lyon (1818), Mark Milley (1958), and Henry Heth (1825).