English military and politician
Oliver Cromwell Rank
Oliver Cromwell Rank
About Oliver Cromwell
Oliver Cromwell was an English political and military leader of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland.
Oliver Cromwell, a man in the middle gentry, was relatively unknown until after he was 40. He came into prominence during the English Civil War. He fought with the Parliamentarians against the those loyal to King Charles I. They took over the Commonwealth, and Cromwell gained power as part of the “Rump Parliament.” He was eventually put in the position of Lord Commander of the Commonwealth, so he was in charge of the whole military. He had an aggressive but effective foreign policy.
Famous quotes by Oliver Cromwell
Do not trust the cheering, for those persons would shout as much if you or I were going to be hanged.Oliver Cromwell
I would have been glad to have lived under my wood side, and to have kept a flock of sheep, rather than to have undertaken this government.Oliver Cromwell
Keep your faith in God, but keep your powder dry.Oliver Cromwell
Nature can do more than physicians.Oliver Cromwell
Put your trust in God but be sure to keep your powder dry.Oliver Cromwell
Oliver Cromwell's Popularity
Oliver Cromwell was a famous English military and politician, who was born on April 25, 1599. As a person born on this date, Oliver Cromwell is listed in our database as the 3rd most popular celebrity for the day (April 25).
People born on April 25 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. Oliver Cromwell is the 148th most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Oliver Cromwell's birthday, Oliver Cromwell is the 144th most famous English.
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