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 14,074,307 page views. His biography is available in 130 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 126 in 2019). Woodrow Wilson is the 393rd most popular politician (down from 259th in 2019), the 134th most popular biography from United States (down from 79th in 2019) and the 28th 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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Among politicians, Woodrow Wilson ranks 393 out of 15,710Before him are Mustafa II, José Mujica, Louis X of France, Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Willy Brandt, and Tiberius Gracchus. After him are Richard II of England, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Theodoric the Great, Galerius, Leopold I of Belgium, and Miklós Horthy.

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Among people born in 1856, Woodrow Wilson ranks 6Before him are Sigmund Freud, Nikola Tesla, George Bernard Shaw, Philippe Pétain, and J. J. Thomson. After him are Frederick Winslow Taylor, Louis Sullivan, Archduchess Gisela of Austria, Robert Peary, Emil Kraepelin, and Napoléon, Prince Imperial. 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, Alfred Marshall, Louis Sullivan, Gabriel Fauré, Carl Spitteler, Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria, and Frances Hodgson Burnett.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Woodrow Wilson ranks 134 out of 15,968Before him are William Faulkner (1897), Ray Bradbury (1920), Robert Redford (1936), Henry Fonda (1905), Grace Kelly (1929), and Herman Melville (1819). After him are Linus Pauling (1901), Lee Harvey Oswald (1939), Nicolas Cage (1964), Amelia Earhart (1897), Vince McMahon (1945), and Dale Carnegie (1888).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Woodrow Wilson ranks 28Before him are Bill Clinton (1946), Lyndon B. Johnson (1908), Gerald Ford (1913), Bhumibol Adulyadej (1927), Sitting Bull (1831), and Barack Obama (1961). After him are John Tyler (1790), Bernie Sanders (1941), Robert F. Kennedy (1925), John Adams (1735), George Marshall (1880), and Herbert Hoover (1874).