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About Benjamin Harrison
Benjamin Harrison was an American politician and lawyer best remembered for being the 23rd President of the United States, a position in which he served from 1889 to 1893. He was also known for being the grandson of William Henry Harrison, the ninth President of the United States. During his presidency, he made a number of achievements such as the creation of the U.S. National Forests and the modernization of the U.S. Navy.
He was married twice. His first marriage was to Caroline Scott, with whom he fathered two children: Russell and Mary Harrison. The marriage ended with Caroline's death in 1892. His second marriage was to a widow named Mary Scott Lord in 1896. He and Mary had one child, Elizabeth, and stayed married until his death in 1901.
He was nicknamed "Little Ben" because of his short stature.
His children, Mary and Benjamin, were strongly against his second marriage and therefore refused attending the wedding.
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Benjamin Harrison's Popularity
Benjamin Harrison was a famous American politician, 23rd President of the United States, who was born on August 20, 1833. As a person born on this date, Benjamin Harrison is listed in our database as the 19th most popular celebrity for the day (August 20) and the 2nd most popular for the year (1833).
People born on August 20 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Benjamin Harrison is the 672nd most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Benjamin Harrison's birthday, Benjamin Harrison is the 3899th most famous American.
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