Thomas A. Hendricks

1819 - 1885

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Thomas Andrews Hendricks (September 7, 1819 – November 25, 1885) was an American politician and lawyer from Indiana who served as the 16th governor of Indiana from 1873 to 1877 and the 21st vice president of the United States from March until his death in November 1885. Hendricks represented Indiana in the U.S. House of Representatives (1851–1855) and the U.S. Senate (1863–1869). He also represented Shelby County, Indiana, in the Indiana General Assembly (1848–1850) and as a delegate to the 1851 Indiana constitutional convention. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas A. Hendricks has received more than 464,364 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Thomas A. Hendricks is the 8,672nd most popular politician (down from 8,246th in 2019), the 3,024th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,016th in 2019) and the 186th most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Thomas A. Hendricks ranks 8,672 out of 15,577Before him are Lucius Scribonius Libo, Ada of Caria, Patrick Henry, Väinö Tanner, Nebojša Radmanović, and Wilhelm Ohnesorge. After him are Conrad II, Duke of Swabia, Vladimir of Novgorod, George II of Bulgaria, Rahotep, Zheng Jing, and Mihailo Vojislavljević.

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Among people born in 1819, Thomas A. Hendricks ranks 46Before him are Estanislao Figueras, Narcís Monturiol, Otto Wilhelm von Struve, Frederick William, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Gustave de Molinari, and Franz Abt. After him are Panteleimon Kulish, André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri, William A. Wheeler, Ernst Wilhelm von Brücke, Venceslaus Ulricus Hammershaimb, and Clément Juglar. Among people deceased in 1885, Thomas A. Hendricks ranks 35Before him are Friedrich Gustav Jakob Henle, Edwin Freiherr von Manteuffel, Friedrich, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Pierre Edmond Boissier, Nikolai Severtzov, and Franz Abt. After him are Nikolay Kostomarov, Charles Rogier, Aga Khan II, Alphonse-Marie-Adolphe de Neuville, Eugène Emmanuel Amaury Duval, and Hermann von Fehling.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Thomas A. Hendricks ranks 3,024 out of 18,182Before him are John Ritter (1948), John Basilone (1916), Patrick Henry (1736), Madeleine Astor (1893), Kate Walsh (1967), and Tico Torres (1953). After him are Patti Page (1927), Blake Lively (1987), Rex Tillerson (1952), Mary Baker Eddy (1821), Raymond Moody (1944), and Elihu Root (1845).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Thomas A. Hendricks ranks 186Before him are Babushka Lady (1930), Winfield Scott (1786), P. J. Kennedy (1858), Edith Roosevelt (1861), James F. Byrnes (1882), and Patrick Henry (1736). After him are Elihu Root (1845), Dean Rusk (1909), Jim Garrison (1921), James S. Sherman (1855), Marie Smith Jones (1918), and Dwight F. Davis (1879).