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About Stephen A. Douglas
Stephen A. Douglas was an American politician known for being the United States Senator from Illinois from 1847 to 1861 as well as the sponsor of the famous Kansas-Nebraska Act. He is also known for being the Democratic Party presidential nominee who contested unsuccessfully against Abraham Lincoln during the United States presidential election in 1860.
He was married twice. His first marriage was to Martha Martin, with whom he had two sons Robert and Stephen. The marriage lasted from 1847 and ended with Martha's death in 1853. His second marriage was to Adele Cutts in 1856. He and Adele had a daughter named Ellen, who died few weeks after her birth.
His short physical stature earned him the nickname the "Little Giant".
He once courted Mary Todd, who eventually became the wife of his political rival Abraham Lincoln.
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Stephen A. Douglas' Popularity
Stephen A. Douglas was a famous American senator, who was born on April 23, 1813. As a person born on this date, Stephen A. Douglas is listed in our database as the 36th most popular celebrity for the day (April 23) and the 5th most popular for the year (1813).
People born on April 23 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. Stephen A. Douglas is the 1006th most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Stephen A. Douglas' birthday, Stephen A. Douglas is the 7015th most famous American.
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