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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 16,242,879 page views. His biography is available in 136 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 130 in 2019). Woodrow Wilson is the 246th most popular politician (up from 393rd in 2019), the 78th most popular biography from United States (up from 134th in 2019) and the 22nd 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 246 out of 15,577Before him are Mars, Enver Hoxha, Emperor Meiji, Georgy Zhukov, James VI and I, and Şehzade Bayezid. After him are Helmut Kohl, Henry II of France, Philip V of Spain, António de Oliveira Salazar, Hu Jintao, and Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor.

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Among people born in 1856, Woodrow Wilson ranks 4Before him are Nikola Tesla, Sigmund Freud, and George Bernard Shaw. After him are Philippe Pétain, J. J. Thomson, Frederick Winslow Taylor, Louis Sullivan, Archduchess Gisela of Austria, Robert Peary, Napoléon, Prince Imperial, and Emil Kraepelin. Among people deceased in 1924, Woodrow Wilson ranks 4Before him are Vladimir Lenin, Franz Kafka, and Giacomo Puccini. After him are Anatole France, 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 78 out of 18,182Before him are Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890), Patrick Swayze (1952), Theodore Roosevelt (1858), Warren Buffett (1930), John Dewey (1859), and James Dean (1931). After him are Robin Williams (1951), Bill Clinton (1946), Woody Allen (1935), Bob Dylan (1941), Jack Nicholson (1937), and Samuel Morse (1791).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Woodrow Wilson ranks 22Before him are Richard Nixon (1913), George H. W. Bush (1924), Donald Trump (1946), Al Gore (1948), Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890), and Theodore Roosevelt (1858). After him are Bill Clinton (1946), Barack Obama (1961), Gerald Ford (1913), Bhumibol Adulyadej (1927), Lyndon B. Johnson (1908), and Sitting Bull (1831).