Thaddeus Stevens

1792 - 1868

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Thaddeus Stevens (April 4, 1792 – August 11, 1868) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. He was one of the leaders of the Radical Republican faction of the Republican Party during the 1860s. A fierce opponent of slavery and discrimination against African Americans, Stevens sought to secure their rights during Reconstruction, leading the opposition to U.S. President Andrew Johnson. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thaddeus Stevens has received more than 2,281,230 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Thaddeus Stevens is the 11,968th most popular politician (up from 12,123rd in 2019), the 5,724th most popular biography from United States (up from 6,154th in 2019) and the 361st most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Thaddeus Stevens ranks 11,968 out of 15,710Before him are Bülent Ulusu, Carlos Veiga, Kokhir Rasulzoda, Caroline Harrison, Kadashman-harbe I, and Joaquín Chapaprieta. After him are Jean-Baptiste Ouédraogo, Dan Sullivan, Kalkot Mataskelekele, Gerhard Louis De Geer, Nebiriau II, and Ahmose-Sitamun.

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Among people born in 1792, Thaddeus Stevens ranks 48Before him are Johann Georg Christian Lehmann, Lucas Alamán, Lady Byron, José María Carreño, Thomas Bell, and James Francis Stephens. After him are Christian Albrecht Jensen, Edward Irving, Vicente Ramón Roca, Gulab Singh, William Hobson, and Thomas Mitchell. Among people deceased in 1868, Thaddeus Stevens ranks 45Before him are Ramón María Narváez, 1st Duke of Valencia, Adolphe d'Archiac, Eduard Friedrich Poeppig, José Tadeo Monagas, James Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan, and Bernardo Berro. After him are Constantin Negruzzi, Júlia Szendrey, Joaquín Suárez, Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux, Laura Secord, and Carl Mayet.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Thaddeus Stevens ranks 5,724 out of 15,968Before him are Mildred Davis (1901), Caroline Harrison (1832), Adriana Caselotti (1916), Blind Willie McTell (1898), Paul J. Weitz (1932), and Alan Dean Foster (1946). After him are Will Yun Lee (1971), Jaimie Alexander (1984), Michael Sembello (1954), Michael Beck (1949), Marilyn French (1929), and Dan Sullivan (1964).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Thaddeus Stevens ranks 361Before him are Quanah Parker (1845), Gregg Toland (1904), Bill Weld (1945), Andrew Mellon (1855), Vernon A. Walters (1917), and Caroline Harrison (1832). After him are Dan Sullivan (1964), Al Smith (1873), Richard Helms (1913), Charles Bolden (1946), Enoch L. Johnson (1883), and Strom Thurmond (1902).