William McKinley

1843 - 1901

William McKinley

William McKinley (January 29, 1843 – September 14, 1901) was the 25th president of the United States from 1897, until his assassination in 1901. During his presidency, McKinley led the nation to victory in the Spanish–American War, raised protective tariffs to promote American industry, and kept the nation on the gold standard in a rejection of the expansionary monetary policy of free silver. McKinley was the last president to have served in the American Civil War and the only one to have started the war as an enlisted soldier, beginning as a private in the Union Army and ending as a brevet major. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William McKinley has received more than 7,644,657 page views. His biography is available in 113 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,302nd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, William McKinley ranks 1,296 out of 14,801Before him are Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Igor of Kiev, Ursula von der Leyen, Pelagius of Asturias, and Constantius III. After him are Creon, Robert I, Duke of Normandy, Galeazzo Ciano, Ariq Böke, Emperor Ninkō, and Corazon Aquino.

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Among people born in 1843, William McKinley ranks 7Before him are Edvard Grieg, Robert Koch, Bertha von Suttner, Frederick VIII of Denmark, Henry James, and Camillo Golgi. After him are Princess Alice of the United Kingdom, Gabriel Tarde, Louis Renault, Charles Albert Gobat, Elisabeth of Wied, and Princess Maria Annunciata of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. Among people deceased in 1901, William McKinley ranks 7Before him are Giuseppe Verdi, Queen Victoria, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Victoria, Princess Royal, Johanna Spyri, and Arnold Böcklin. After him are Benjamin Harrison, Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld, Charles Hermite, Milan I of Serbia, Li Hongzhang, and Chlodwig, Prince of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William McKinley ranks 388 out of 12,171Before him are Jerome Bruner (1915), Alvin Toffler (1928), Franklin Pierce (1804), John Dillinger (1903), Jack Lemmon (1925), and Percy Williams Bridgman (1882). After him are Tennessee Williams (1911), Harold Lloyd (1893), Lawrence Kohlberg (1927), Martin Cooper (1928), Jim Mattis (1950), and William G. Morgan (1870).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, William McKinley ranks 52Before him are Zachary Taylor (1784), Crazy Horse (1840), Millard Fillmore (1800), Warren G. Harding (1865), Joe Biden (1942), and Franklin Pierce (1804). After him are Jim Mattis (1950), Benjamin Harrison (1833), Bernie Sanders (1941), Jefferson Davis (1808), James Buchanan (1791), and John Tyler (1790).