William Jennings Bryan

1860 - 1925

William Jennings Bryan

William Jennings Bryan (March 19, 1860 – July 26, 1925) was an American orator and politician from Nebraska. Beginning in 1896, he emerged as a dominant force in the Democratic Party, running three times as the party's nominee for President of the United States in the 1896, 1900, and 1908 elections. He also served in the United States House of Representatives and as the United States Secretary of State under Woodrow Wilson. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Jennings Bryan has received more than 2,495,084 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,046th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, William Jennings Bryan ranks 1,041 out of 14,801Before him are Frederick VII of Denmark, Polycrates, Critias, Mary, Queen of Hungary, Hamid Karzai, and Abd el-Krim. After him are Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus, Princess Ludovika of Bavaria, János Kádár, Abu Sufyan ibn Harb, Yu the Great, and Kara Mustafa Pasha.

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Among people born in 1860, William Jennings Bryan ranks 11Before him are Alphonse Mucha, Klara Hitler, Raymond Poincaré, Isaac Albéniz, Eduard Buchner, and Niels Ryberg Finsen. After him are James Ensor, Herman Hollerith, J. M. Barrie, Kanō Jigorō, Anders Zorn, and Vittorio Emanuele Orlando. Among people deceased in 1925, William Jennings Bryan ranks 8Before him are Rudolf Steiner, Erik Satie, Gottlob Frege, Friedrich Ebert, Henri Fayol, and Alexandra of Denmark. After him are Georgy Lvov, Alexander Friedmann, Sergei Yesenin, Josef Breuer, Felix Klein, and Camille Flammarion.

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Among people born in United States, William Jennings Bryan ranks 303 out of 12,171Before him are Susan Sarandon (1946), Charles Francis Richter (1900), Robert Peary (1856), Buffalo Bill (1846), Cameron Diaz (1972), and Ben Affleck (1972). After him are Ralph Lauren (1939), Henry Clay (1777), Dian Fossey (1932), Dan Brown (1964), Kurt Cobain (1967), and Truman Capote (1924).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, William Jennings Bryan ranks 43Before him are John Quincy Adams (1767), William Henry Harrison (1773), Calvin Coolidge (1872), William Howard Taft (1857), Andrew Johnson (1808), and James A. Garfield (1831). After him are Henry Clay (1777), Grover Cleveland (1837), Zachary Taylor (1784), Crazy Horse (1840), Millard Fillmore (1800), and Warren G. Harding (1865).