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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 ninth president of the United States. Harrison died just 31 days after his inauguration in 1841, and had the shortest presidency in United States history. He was also the first United States 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 10,412,471 page views. His biography is available in 123 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 119 in 2019). William Henry Harrison is the 1,085th most popular politician (down from 947th in 2019), the 318th most popular biography from United States (down from 293rd in 2019) and the 43rd 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, William Henry Harrison ranks 1,085 out of 15,577Before him are Habib Bourguiba, Emperor Kōmei, Nabopolassar, Eric XIV of Sweden, David Lloyd George, and Alpha Condé. After him are Dagobert I, John I of Portugal, Ivan Mazepa, John III of Portugal, Basil I, and Scipio Aemilianus.

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Among people born in 1773, William Henry Harrison ranks 5Before him are Klemens von Metternich, Louis Philippe I, Thomas Young, and Robert Brown. After him are Ludwig Tieck, Friedrich Mohs, James Mill, Louis I of Etruria, Maria Theresa of Austria-Este, Queen of Sardinia, Aimé Bonpland, and Thérésa Tallien. Among people deceased in 1841, William Henry Harrison ranks 3Before him are Johann Friedrich Herbart and Mikhail Lermontov. After him are Nicolas Appert, Karl Friedrich Schinkel, Caroline of Baden, Augustin Pyramus de Candolle, Ferdinando Carulli, Johan August Arfwedson, Claude Victor-Perrin, Duc de Belluno, Friedrich Sertürner, and Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William Henry Harrison ranks 318 out of 18,182Before him are Susan Sarandon (1946), Napoleon Hill (1883), John Stith Pemberton (1831), Philip Roth (1933), Buffalo Bill (1846), and George S. Patton (1885). After him are Jerry Brown (1938), Natalie Wood (1938), Barbara McClintock (1902), James Buchanan (1791), Carl David Anderson (1905), and O. Henry (1862).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, William Henry Harrison ranks 43Before him are John Quincy Adams (1767), Benjamin Harrison (1833), Andrew Johnson (1808), George Marshall (1880), Grover Cleveland (1837), and Warren G. Harding (1865). After him are Jerry Brown (1938), James Buchanan (1791), Dick Cheney (1941), William Jennings Bryan (1860), James A. Garfield (1831), and Jefferson Davis (1808).