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William Henry Harrison

1773 - 1841

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William Henry Harrison (February 9, 1773 – April 4, 1841) was an American military officer and politician who served as the 9th president of the United States. Harrison died just 31 days after his inauguration in 1841, and had the shortest presidency in U.S. history. He was also the first U.S president to die in office, and a brief constitutional crisis resulted as presidential succession was not then fully defined in the United States Constitution. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Henry Harrison has received more than 9,224,756 page views. His biography is available in 119 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 114 in 2019). William Henry Harrison is the 948th most popular politician (down from 916th in 2019), the 293rd most popular biography from United States (down from 272nd in 2019) and the 40th most popular American Politician.

William Henry Harrison is most famous for being the ninth president of the United States. He served as president for only one month before dying of pneumonia.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, William Henry Harrison ranks 948 out of 15,710Before him are Basil II, Raymond Poincaré, Pepin of Herstal, Ælfweard of Wessex, Archduchess Gisela of Austria, and Maurice, Prince of Orange. After him are Christian VIII of Denmark, Michael III, Miloš Zeman, Ursula von der Leyen, Baldwin I of Jerusalem, and Tristan.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1773, William Henry Harrison ranks 3Before him are Klemens von Metternich and Louis Philippe I. After him are Thomas Young, Ludwig Tieck, Friedrich Mohs, Robert Brown, James Mill, Aimé Bonpland, Louis I of Etruria, Jean Charles Léonard de Sismondi, and Luisa of Naples and Sicily. Among people deceased in 1841, William Henry Harrison ranks 4Before him are Johann Friedrich Herbart, Mikhail Lermontov, and Nicolas Appert. After him are Karl Friedrich Schinkel, Caroline of Baden, Augustin Pyramus de Candolle, Johan August Arfwedson, Ferdinando Carulli, Friedrich Sertürner, Claude Victor-Perrin, Duc de Belluno, and Minh Mạng.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William Henry Harrison ranks 293 out of 15,968Before him are Fred Astaire (1899), Jack Ruby (1911), Christopher Walken (1943), Paul Samuelson (1915), George Herbert Mead (1863), and Audie Murphy (1925). After him are Ed Gein (1906), William G. Morgan (1870), John Ford (1894), John R. Bolton (1948), Liza Minnelli (1946), and Cameron Diaz (1972).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, William Henry Harrison ranks 40Before him are Herbert Hoover (1874), James Monroe (1758), Benjamin Harrison (1833), Andrew Jackson (1767), Dick Cheney (1941), and Jerry Brown (1938). After him are William Jennings Bryan (1860), William Howard Taft (1857), James Madison (1751), Zachary Taylor (1784), Grover Cleveland (1837), and Calvin Coolidge (1872).