Winfield Scott

1786 - 1866

Winfield Scott

Winfield Scott (June 13, 1786 – May 29, 1866) was an American military commander and political candidate. He served as a general in the United States Army from 1814 to 1861, taking part in the War of 1812, the Mexican–American War, the early stages of the American Civil War, and various conflicts with Native Americans. Scott was the Whig Party's presidential nominee in the 1852 presidential election, but was defeated by Democrat Franklin Pierce. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Winfield Scott has received more than 1,284,159 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 9,040th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Winfield Scott ranks 8,993 out of 14,801Before him are Quintus Mucius Scaevola Augur, David Duke, Erato of Armenia, Edward Ochab, Giorgi Margvelashvili, and Ashikaga Yoshihide. After him are Marino Zorzi, Joachim Lelewel, Inoue Kaoru, Ramon Magsaysay, Edelmiro Julián Farrell, and Abel Pacheco.

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Among people born in 1786, Winfield Scott ranks 29Before him are Ludwig Börne, Giovanni Battista Amici, Julius Jacob von Haynau, Albrecht Adam, Marc Seguin, and Nicolás Bravo. After him are Joachim Lelewel, Carl Friedrich von Ledebour, William R. King, Sergey Uvarov, José María Vargas, and José Joaquín Prieto. Among people deceased in 1866, Winfield Scott ranks 17Before him are Rikard Nordraak, Friedrich Rückert, Thomas Hodgkin, Carl Jonas Love Almqvist, Nadezhda Durova, and Jan Kalivoda. After him are Luigi Carlo Farini, Mikayel Nalbandian, Alexander von Nordmann, Massimo d'Azeglio, Manuel Bulnes, and Theodor Kotschy.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Winfield Scott ranks 3,160 out of 12,171Before him are Leopold and Loeb (1905), Winslow Homer (1836), David Duke (1950), Diane Baker (1938), Ron McGovney (1962), and Barbara Kruger (1945). After him are Dan Blocker (1928), Alan Guth (1947), Afrika Bambaataa (1957), A. E. Waite (1857), Hal Roach (1892), and Divine (1945).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Winfield Scott ranks 207Before him are John C. Breckinridge (1821), George Koval (1913), Kamehameha IV (1834), Garret Hobart (1844), Black Hawk (1767), and David Duke (1950). After him are Kamehameha III (1814), Robert Gates (1943), Elizabeth Warren (1949), Lou Henry Hoover (1874), Richard Mentor Johnson (1780), and Jack Sharkey (1902).