Winfield Scott Hancock

1824 - 1886

Winfield Scott Hancock

Winfield Scott Hancock (February 14, 1824 – February 9, 1886) was a United States Army officer and the Democratic nominee for President of the United States in 1880. He served with distinction in the Army for four decades, including service in the Mexican–American War and as a Union general in the American Civil War. Known to his Army colleagues as "Hancock the Superb", he was noted in particular for his personal leadership at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Winfield Scott Hancock has received more than 684,914 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 6,760th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Winfield Scott Hancock ranks 6,719 out of 14,801Before him are Quintus Petillius Cerialis, Nikolay Pavlovich Ignatyev, Eduardo Mondlane, Krishnadevaraya, Prabowo Subianto, and Georg Ritter von Schönerer. After him are Aureolus of Aragon, Blanche of Lancaster, Joe Davis, Ange-Félix Patassé, Alcetas I of Epirus, and Judith of Schweinfurt.

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Among people born in 1824, Winfield Scott Hancock ranks 29Before him are Peter Cornelius, Jozef Israëls, Johann Wilhelm Hittorf, Leland Stanford, Louis II, Grand Duke of Baden, and Kuno Fischer. After him are Archduchess Maria Beatrix of Austria-Este, Vladimir Stasov, Levi P. Morton, John Kerr, Pierre-Émile Martin, and George MacDonald. Among people deceased in 1886, Winfield Scott Hancock ranks 15Before him are Alexander Ostrovsky, Alexander Butlerov, Ilya Ulyanov, Lydia Koidula, Karl von Piloty, and Adhémar Jean Claude Barré de Saint-Venant. After him are Otto Wilhelm Hermann von Abich, Pierre-Jules Hetzel, Friedrich Ferdinand von Beust, Alexandre-Émile Béguyer de Chancourtois, Marco Minghetti, and José Hernández.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Winfield Scott Hancock ranks 2,211 out of 12,171Before him are Jesse Douglas (1897), Philly Joe Jones (1923), Bill Withers (1938), Frank Jack Fletcher (1885), Richard Pryor (1940), and Robert Ryan (1909). After him are Fred Ward (1942), Bill Hewlett (1913), Horace Wells (1815), Richard S. Castellano (1933), Brittany Murphy (1977), and Noah Webster (1758).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Winfield Scott Hancock ranks 139Before him are Maxwell D. Taylor (1901), Elijah Muhammad (1897), Paul Ryan (1970), Cochise (1805), Henry L. Stimson (1867), and Nicholas Murray Butler (1862). After him are Henry A. Wallace (1888), Gall (1840), Dwight F. Davis (1879), Lew Wallace (1827), Elbridge Gerry (1744), and James Baker (1930).