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William McKinley

1843 - 1901

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William McKinley (January 29, 1843 – September 14, 1901) was the 25th president of the United States, serving from 1897 until his assassination in 1901. As a politician he led a realignment that made his Republican Party largely dominant in the industrial states and nationwide until the 1930s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William McKinley has received more than 11,059,477 page views. His biography is available in 120 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 116 in 2019). William McKinley is the 1,316th most popular politician (up from 1,365th in 2019), the 411th most popular biography from United States (up from 459th in 2019) and the 53rd most popular American Politician.

William McKinley is most famous for being the 25th president of the United States. He is also known for being the president who led the country into the Spanish-American War.

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Among politicians, William McKinley ranks 1,316 out of 15,577Before him are Jacques Necker, Vladimir II Monomakh, Francis I of the Two Sicilies, Neoptolemus, Imad ad-Din Zengi, and Norodom Sihamoni. After him are Leo V the Armenian, Esarhaddon, Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, Frederick VII of Denmark, Huni, and Beyhan Sultan.

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Among people born in 1843, William McKinley ranks 10Before him are Bertha von Suttner, Princess Alice of the United Kingdom, Camillo Golgi, Frederick VIII of Denmark, Louis Renault, and Henry James. After him are Gabriel Tarde, Elisabeth of Wied, Princess Maria Annunciata of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duchess Mathilde Ludovika in Bavaria, Nicholas Alexandrovich, Tsesarevich of Russia, and Colmar Freiherr von der Goltz. Among people deceased in 1901, William McKinley ranks 8Before him are Queen Victoria, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Victoria, Princess Royal, Johanna Spyri, Benjamin Harrison, and Arnold Böcklin. After him are Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld, Chlodwig, Prince of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst, Milan I of Serbia, Charles Hermite, Li Hongzhang, and Abdur Rahman Khan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William McKinley ranks 411 out of 18,182Before him are Stevie Wonder (1950), Joseph Smith (1805), Paul Walker (1973), Eminem (1972), Paul Auster (1947), and Julia Roberts (1967). After him are Joseph Henry (1797), Alvin Toffler (1928), Tom Clancy (1947), Millard Fillmore (1800), Black Dahlia (1924), and Gertrude Stein (1874).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, William McKinley ranks 53Before him are William Jennings Bryan (1860), James A. Garfield (1831), Jefferson Davis (1808), Zachary Taylor (1784), Henry Clay (1777), and Franklin Pierce (1804). After him are Millard Fillmore (1800), Colin Powell (1937), John Tyler (1790), Rutherford B. Hayes (1822), Sarah Palin (1964), and Chester A. Arthur (1829).