William R. King

1786 - 1853

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William Rufus DeVane King (April 7, 1786 – April 18, 1853) was an American politician and diplomat. He was the 13th vice president of the United States for six weeks in 1853 before his death. Earlier he had been elected as a U.S. representative from North Carolina and a senator from Alabama. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William R. King has received more than 820,027 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). William R. King is the 10,417th most popular politician (down from 9,585th in 2019), the 4,211th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,519th in 2019) and the 262nd most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, William R. King ranks 10,417 out of 15,710Before him are Isa Mustafa, Phan Văn Khải, David A. Granger, William Tubman, Anaxidamus, and Haji Mohammad Chamkani. After him are Santiago Casares Quiroga, Dawit II, Gyula Peidl, Beornwulf of Mercia, Imad Mughniyah, and Moses Finley.

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Among people born in 1786, William R. King ranks 37Before him are Carl Friedrich von Ledebour, Giuseppe Benedetto Cottolengo, Marc Seguin, Princess Caroline Louise of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Joachim Lelewel, and Sergey Uvarov. After him are Moshoeshoe I, José María Vargas, Wilhelm Gesenius, Alexey Fyodorovich Orlov, Pavel Schilling, and José Joaquín Prieto. Among people deceased in 1853, William R. King ranks 32Before him are Anastasio Bustamante, Karl, Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, Lionel Kieseritzky, Louis Visconti, Adrien-Henri de Jussieu, and Branko Radičević. After him are Hyacinth, Georg, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg, Juan Antonio Lavalleja, Juan Álvarez Mendizábal, Abigail Fillmore, and Maria Quitéria.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William R. King ranks 4,211 out of 15,968Before him are Harry Reems (1947), Howard Schultz (1953), Doris Miller (1919), Robert N. Bellah (1927), Hank Azaria (1964), and Robert Hanssen (1944). After him are Carl Spaatz (1891), Tony Randall (1920), Timothy Olyphant (1968), Irving Cummings (1888), Glen A. Larson (1937), and Kathy Najimy (1957).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, William R. King ranks 262Before him are Robert Lansing (1864), Victoria Woodhull (1838), Chuck Grassley (1933), James R. Schlesinger (1929), Adlai Stevenson I (1835), and Caspar Weinberger (1917). After him are Moses Finley (1912), Charles Doolittle Walcott (1850), Newt Gingrich (1943), Shirley Chisholm (1924), Augustine Washington (1694), and Simon Bolivar Buckner (1823).