American general and politician
William Henry Harrison Rank
William Henry Harrison Rank
About William Henry Harrison
William Henry Harrison was the United States' ninth President, and he was also a military officer.
William Henry Harrison is notable for being the last United States President to be born as a subject of the British Empire. When 18, he joined the U.S. military, fighting in the Northwest Indian War. After some service, he joined Congress as a representative of the Northwest Territory. He later became a governor of Indiana Territory, an army general during the War of 1812, and then President. He died of pneumonia only a month after becoming President, making his term the shortest of any U.S. President.
Famous quotes by William Henry Harrison
All the measures of the Government are directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer.William Henry Harrison
There is nothing more corrupting, nothing more destructive of the noblest and finest feelings of our nature, than the exercise of unlimited power.William Henry Harrison
William Henry Harrison's Popularity
William Henry Harrison was a famous American general and politician, who was born on February 9, 1773. As a person born on this date, William Henry Harrison is listed in our database as the 2nd most popular celebrity for the day (February 9).
People born on February 9 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. William Henry Harrison is the 217th most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to William Henry Harrison's birthday, William Henry Harrison is the 1450th most famous American.
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