As per our current Database, Stephen Douglas has been died on Jun 3, 1861 (age 48).
When Stephen Douglas die, Stephen Douglas was 48 years old.
|Popular As||Stephen Douglas|
|Age||48 years old|
|Born||April 23, 1813 (Brandon, VT)|
Stephen Douglas’s zodiac sign is Taurus. According to astrologers, Taurus is practical and well-grounded, the sign harvests the fruits of labor. They feel the need to always be surrounded by love and beauty, turned to the material world, hedonism, and physical pleasures. People born with their Sun in Taurus are sensual and tactile, considering touch and taste the most important of all senses. Stable and conservative, this is one of the most reliable signs of the zodiac, ready to endure and stick to their choices until they reach the point of personal satisfaction.
Stephen Douglas was born in the Year of the Rooster. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rooster are practical, resourceful, observant, analytical, straightforward, trusting, honest, perfectionists, neat and conservative. Compatible with Ox or Snake.
Iconic Senator from Illinois who, in 1854, famously constructed the Kansas–Nebraska Act, which allowed settlers in Kansas and Nebraska to decide, via popular sovereignty, whether or not their state would allow slavery. He was the Democratic nominee for President in 1860.
He was a Teacher and briefly opened a school before studying law.
A series of violent confrontations, known as Bleeding Kansas, broke out in the state after his famous act passed and this event is seen by many historians as a precipitating factor of the Civil War.
He married his first wife Martha Martin in 1847 but she later died during the birth of their third child together.
He defeated Abraham Lincoln in the Illinois Senate election of 1858 but lost to him two years later in the Presidential election of 1860.