William H. Harrison
It originates from an outstanding Pflanzerfamilie in Virginia, similarly the first six presidents of the USA. With eighteen years it occurred the army, where it fought particularly against the Indians of the northwest. it closed 1804 as a governor of the Indiana territory with the Sauk and Fox a contract over one onlylater effective land transfer. This became then the cause for the Black Hawk war. 1809 it became the governor straight only of the created State of Indiana.
National popularity brought it the battle with Tippecanoe to 7. November 1811, where it a federation of insurgent Indians (above all Shawnee) under the guidance Tecumsehs and its brother, the prophet, to strike could. The area between Ohio River and the large lakes was free thereby finally for white settling. Harrison was considered thereupon as The general who saved the Northwest. In the warfrom 1812 it distinguished against the British on the western theater and defeated themselves it after initial setbacks in the battle at the Thames River of 5. October 1813, in which also its old adversary Tecumseh found death.
From 1824 to 1828 belongedHarrison the US senate on, from 1828 to 1829 he was an Ambassador in large Colombia, where he made attentive however rather by extreme tactlessness on itself. In earshot of cabinet members he is to have said, the dead Washington is him rather than the living Bolívar.
1836it began a party as exponent of the new Whig - to the presidency election fight. The Whigs represented mainly the interests of the entrepreneurs and Kleinbauern (v. A. the northeast) and formed a strong protest movement against the “corrupt” democrats. With the presidency election of 1840 it knew the office holder Martinvan Buren strike, it affected themselves a serious economic crisis to its favour. Its vice-president was John Tyler - which was Slogan: Tippecanoe and Tyler too.
to 1841 with its Angelobung gave it an two-hour inauguration speech. There it on this cold March day no coat, tightened themselves he carried a pneumonia, at which he died shortly thereafter. Its presidency is the shortest of US history and it therefore is also the first US president, who deceased during its term of office and was replaced by the acting vice-president. The strict Abstinenzler probably sufferedat an ulcer, since it had to keep a strict Diät. Its grandchild Benjamin Harrison was born 1833 in its house and became later the 23. President of the United States of America (4. March 1889 - 3. March 1893).
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person data NAME Harrison, William Henry ALTERNATIVE NAME SHORT DESCRIPTION of US-American politicians, 9. Presidentthe United States of America (1841) DATE OF BIRTH 9. February 1773 PLACE OF BIRTH Berkeley Plantation, Virginia, the USA DYING DATE 4. April 1841 DYING PLACE Washington D.C., The USA