William Wirt

1772 - 1834

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William Wirt (November 8, 1772 – February 18, 1834) was an American author and statesman who is credited with turning the position of United States Attorney General into one of influence. He was the longest serving Attorney General in U.S. history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Wirt has received more than 10,893 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. William Wirt is the 11,094th most popular politician, the 4,806th most popular biography from United States and the 299th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, William Wirt ranks 11,094 out of 15,710Before him are Martti Miettunen, Peter Georg Bang, Spurius Lartius, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, Ioannis Andreou, and Ida of Bernicia. After him are Udo Voigt, Dirk Stikker, Alahis, Atanasio Aguirre, Jesús López Cobos, and Kadashman-Turgu.

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Among people born in 1772, William Wirt ranks 34Before him are Augustus, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, Miguel Ricardo de Álava, Friedrich Gilly, Luke Howard, Frans Michael Franzén, and Vicente López Portaña. After him are Manuel José Quintana, Martha Jefferson Randolph, Paul Louis Courier, Charles Leclerc, William H. Crawford, and Caesar Augustus Rodney. Among people deceased in 1834, William Wirt ranks 29Before him are Karl Wilhelm Feuerbach, William Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville, Charles Lamb, Thomas Telford, Albrecht Wilhelm Roth, and Jean Louis Marie Poiret. After him are Thomas Say, Joseph Bové, Jacques Labillardière, Edward Irving, William H. Crawford, and Prince William Frederick, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William Wirt ranks 4,806 out of 15,968Before him are Hal Needham (1931), Sara Teasdale (1884), Gary Ross (1956), Lara Flynn Boyle (1970), Gina Torres (1969), and Julia Ward Howe (1819). After him are Kaley Cuoco (1985), Nicholas Pileggi (1933), Joe Montana (1956), Donna Tartt (1963), William Hickey (1927), and Seraphim Rose (1934).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, William Wirt ranks 299Before him are Chief Joseph (1840), Alexander H. Stephens (1812), Henry Paulson (1946), Lyndon LaRouche (1922), Ida Saxton McKinley (1847), and Alger Hiss (1904). After him are Jane Dee Hull (1935), Horace Greeley (1811), Daniel Webster (1782), Gus Hall (1910), Sargent Shriver (1915), and Fred Thompson (1942).