Zachary Taylor

1784 - 1850

Zachary Taylor

Zachary Taylor (November 24, 1784 – July 9, 1850) was the 12th president of the United States, serving from March 1849 until his death in July 1850. Taylor previously was a career officer in the United States Army, rose to the rank of major general and became a national hero as a result of his victories in the Mexican–American War. As a result, he won election to the White House despite his vague political beliefs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zachary Taylor has received more than 4,819,581 page views. His biography is available in 116 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,226th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Zachary Taylor ranks 1,220 out of 14,801Before him are Bashar al-Assad, Yuan Shao, Rashid-al-Din Hamadani, Vasili III of Russia, Baldur von Schirach, and Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg. After him are Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark, Abū Lahab, Frederick III, Elector of Saxony, Ludwig I of Bavaria, Berengar I of Italy, and Eric XIV of Sweden.

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Among people born in 1784, Zachary Taylor ranks 4Before him are Ferdinand VII of Spain, Jérôme Bonaparte, and Friedrich Bessel. After him are Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Johann Karl Ehrenfried Kegel, Marie-Antoine Carême, Louis Spohr, Karl Thomas Mozart, Johann Ludwig Burckhardt, Duchess Charlotte Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and Leo von Klenze. Among people deceased in 1850, Zachary Taylor ranks 8Before him are Louis Philippe I, Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac, Báb, José de San Martín, Marie Tussaud, and Daoguang Emperor. After him are William Wordsworth, Louise of Orléans, Frédéric Bastiat, Lin Zexu, Robert Peel, and Johann Heinrich von Thünen.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Zachary Taylor ranks 356 out of 12,171Before him are Sarah Vaughan (1924), Billie Holiday (1915), Herman Hollerith (1860), George Clooney (1961), Sandra Bullock (1964), and David Carradine (1936). After him are Desmond Doss (1919), Neil deGrasse Tyson (1958), Michael Jordan (1963), Nicole Kidman (1967), Crazy Horse (1840), and Millard Fillmore (1800).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Zachary Taylor ranks 46Before him are William Howard Taft (1857), Andrew Johnson (1808), James A. Garfield (1831), William Jennings Bryan (1860), Henry Clay (1777), and Grover Cleveland (1837). After him are Crazy Horse (1840), Millard Fillmore (1800), Warren G. Harding (1865), Joe Biden (1942), Franklin Pierce (1804), and William McKinley (1843).