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With 48 biographies, Pilots are the 83rd most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Sociologists, Diplomats, and Mafiosos.

Pantheon has 60 people classified as pilots born between 1609 and 2002. Of these 60, 6 (10.00%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living pilots include Chesley Sullenberger, Mathias Rust, and Wally Funk. The most famous deceased pilots include Charles Lindbergh, Amelia Earhart, and Wolfram Freiherr von Richthofen. As of April 2022, 12 new pilots have been added to Pantheon including Helmut Wick, Olga Sanfirova, and Touria Chaoui.

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Newly Added Pilots (2022)

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Most pilots were born in United States (12), Russia (11), and Germany (6). By city, the most common birth places were Moscow (2), Paris (2), and Detroit (1).The most common death places of pilots were Russia (13), United States (9), and France (5). By city, these were Moscow (6), Los Angeles (2), and Paris (2).

The earliest biographies classified as pilots in Pantheon are Roland Garros, Pyotr Nesterov, and Hezârfen Ahmed Çelebi.  The concentration of pilots was largest during the Radio & Film Era, which lasted from 1900 to 1949. Some birth or death locations for earlier pilots are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Which Pilots were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 25 most globally memorable Pilots since 1700.

Pilots are found within the Institutions domain which also includes Politicians, Religious Figures, Military Personnels, Noblemen, and Diplomats.