1768 - 1813


Tecumseh ( ti-KUM-sə, ti-KUM-see; March 1768 – October 5, 1813) was a Native American Shawnee warrior and chief, who became the primary leader of a large, multi-tribal confederacy in the early 19th century. Born in the Ohio Country (present-day Ohio), and growing up during the American Revolutionary War and the Northwest Indian War, Tecumseh was exposed to warfare and envisioned the establishment of an independent Native American nation east of the Mississippi River under British protection. He worked to recruit additional members to his tribal confederacy from the southern United States.Tecumseh was among the most celebrated Native American leaders in history and was known as a strong and eloquent orator who promoted tribal unity. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tecumseh has received more than 2,278,158 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,903rd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Tecumseh ranks 3,880 out of 14,801Before him are Isser Harel, Omar Torrijos, Shvarn, Maurice Thorez, Bořivoj I, Duke of Bohemia, and Yuan Chonghuan. After him are Isabella of Valois, Everard des Barres, Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York, Clovis III, Ramiro II of León, and Luigi Einaudi.

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Among people born in 1768, Tecumseh ranks 11Before him are Charlotte Corday, Friedrich Schleiermacher, Frederick VI of Denmark, Karađorđe, Jean-Baptiste Bessières, and Louis Desaix. After him are Caroline of Brunswick, Édouard Mortier, Duke of Trévise, Jean-Robert Argand, Lazare Hoche, Nakşidil Sultan, and Peter Wittgenstein. Among people deceased in 1813, Tecumseh ranks 12Before him are Christoph Martin Wieland, Jean-Baptiste Bessières, Jean-Andoche Junot, Sophia Magdalena of Denmark, André Grétry, and Gerhard von Scharnhorst. After him are Antoine-Augustin Parmentier, George Shaw, Giambattista Bodoni, Anders Gustaf Ekeberg, Johann Karl Wilhelm Illiger, and Prince Augustus Ferdinand of Prussia.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tecumseh ranks 1,235 out of 12,171Before him are Tobey Maguire (1975), Anne Baxter (1923), Robert Fogel (1926), Edward Snowden (1983), Mary Todd Lincoln (1818), and Frank Langella (1938). After him are Marion Zimmer Bradley (1930), Cesar Romero (1907), Anne Hathaway (1982), James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834), Jeff Koons (1955), and Jane Wyman (1917).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Tecumseh ranks 93Before him are Allen Dulles (1893), Condoleezza Rice (1954), John Foster Dulles (1888), Red Cloud (1822), Cordell Hull (1871), and George Clinton (1739). After him are Aaron Burr (1756), Andrew Dickson White (1832), William Walker (1824), Conrad Hilton (1887), Meir Kahane (1932), and Paul P. Harris (1868).