Woodrow Wilson

1856 - 1924

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Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856 – February 3, 1924) was an American politician and academic who served as the 28th president of the United States from 1913 to 1921. A member of the Democratic Party, Wilson served as the president of Princeton University and as the governor of New Jersey before winning the 1912 presidential election. As president, Wilson changed the nation's economic policies and led the United States into World War I in 1917. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Woodrow Wilson has received more than 18,414,321 page views. His biography is available in 143 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 136 in 2019). Woodrow Wilson is the 296th most popular politician (down from 244th in 2019), the 92nd most popular biography from United States (down from 78th in 2019) and the 27th most popular American Politician.

Woodrow Wilson is most famous for being the president of the United States during World War I. He also made a lot of reforms in the country, such as the Federal Reserve Act, the Clayton Antitrust Act, and the Underwood Tariff Act.

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Over the past year Woodrow Wilson has had the most page views in the with 1,970,665 views, followed by Spanish (159,454), and French (99,156). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Limburgish (95,100.00%), Tumbuka (439.55%), and Classical Chinese (204.74%)


Among politicians, Woodrow Wilson ranks 296 out of 19,576Before him are Sulla, Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor, Mars, George III of the United Kingdom, Moshe Dayan, and Charles I of Austria. After him are Hugh Capet, Konstantin Chernenko, Philip III of Spain, Peter III of Russia, Charles VI of France, and Mahmud II.

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Among people born in 1856, Woodrow Wilson ranks 5Before him are Nikola Tesla, Sigmund Freud, Philippe Pétain, and George Bernard Shaw. After him are J. J. Thomson, Louis Sullivan, Archduchess Gisela of Austria, Frederick Winslow Taylor, Napoléon, Prince Imperial, Robert Peary, and Emil Kraepelin. Among people deceased in 1924, Woodrow Wilson ranks 5Before him are Vladimir Lenin, Franz Kafka, Giacomo Puccini, and Anatole France. After him are Joseph Conrad, Louis Sullivan, Alfred Marshall, Gabriel Fauré, Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria, Carl Spitteler, and Frances Hodgson Burnett.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Woodrow Wilson ranks 92 out of 20,380Before him are Caitlyn Jenner (1949), Charles Manson (1934), Grace Hopper (1906), Tina Turner (1939), Louis Armstrong (1901), and Samuel Morse (1791). After him are Jeff Bezos (1964), Vince McMahon (1945), Gerald Ford (1913), John Jay (1745), Harrison Ford (1942), and Warren Buffett (1930).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Woodrow Wilson ranks 27Before him are Al Gore (1948), Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890), George W. Bush (1946), George H. W. Bush (1924), Bill Clinton (1946), and Theodore Roosevelt (1858). After him are Gerald Ford (1913), Crazy Horse (1840), Lyndon B. Johnson (1908), Bhumibol Adulyadej (1927), Barack Obama (1961), and John Adams (1735).