Ulysses S. Grant

1822 - 1885

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Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant HY-rəm yoo-LISS-eez; April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was an American military officer and politician who served as the 18th president of the United States from 1869 to 1877. As president, Grant was an effective civil rights executive who created the Justice Department and worked with the Radical Republicans to protect African Americans during Reconstruction. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ulysses S. Grant has received more than 15,518,857 page views. His biography is available in 123 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 121 in 2019). Ulysses S. Grant is the 24th most popular politician (up from 718th in 2019), the 7th most popular biography from United States (up from 213th in 2019) and the 4th most popular American Politician.

Ulysses S. Grant is most famous for being the commanding general of the Union Army during the Civil War. He was also the 18th president of the United States, serving from 1869 to 1877.

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Among politicians, Ulysses S. Grant ranks 24 out of 15,710Before him are Hannibal, Benito Mussolini, Winston Churchill, Otto von Bismarck, Mao Zedong, and Tutankhamun. After him are Cicero, Commodus, Umar, Abraham Lincoln, Queen Victoria, and Carles Puigdemont.

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Among people born in 1822, Ulysses S. Grant ranks 2Before him is Louis Pasteur. After him are Gregor Mendel, Heinrich Schliemann, Rudolf Clausius, César Franck, Francis Galton, Frédéric Passy, Rutherford B. Hayes, Étienne Lenoir, Charles Hermite, and Francis, Duke of Cádiz. Among people deceased in 1885, Ulysses S. Grant ranks 2Before him is Victor Hugo. After him are Alfonso XII of Spain, Muhammad Ahmad, Jens Peter Jacobsen, Carl Spitzweg, Ferdinand II of Portugal, Alexander Karađorđević, Prince of Serbia, Peter Christen Asbjørnsen, Karl Anton, Prince of Hohenzollern, Rosalía de Castro, and Iwasaki Yatarō.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ulysses S. Grant ranks 7 out of 15,968Before him are Donald Trump (1946), Thomas Jefferson (1743), Thomas Edison (1847), Muhammad Ali (1942), Jimmy Carter (1924), and Edgar Allan Poe (1809). After him are Abraham Lincoln (1809), Marilyn Monroe (1926), Sylvester Stallone (1946), Steve Jobs (1955), Malcolm X (1925), and Elvis Presley (1935).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Ulysses S. Grant ranks 4Before him are Donald Trump (1946), Thomas Jefferson (1743), and Jimmy Carter (1924). After him are Abraham Lincoln (1809), Martin Van Buren (1782), John F. Kennedy (1917), Hillary Clinton (1947), Benjamin Franklin (1706), Ronald Reagan (1911), Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882), and James K. Polk (1795).