Alan Johnston

1962 - Today

Alan Johnston

Alan Graham Johnston (born 17 May 1962) is a British journalist working for the BBC. He has been the BBC's correspondent in Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, the Gaza Strip and Italy. He is based in London. Johnston was kidnapped in the Gaza Strip on 12 March 2007 by the militant group Army of Islam. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alan Johnston has received more than 67,198 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 90th most popular journalist.

Memorability Metrics

  • 67k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 29.79

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.89

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.23

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among journalists, Alan Johnston ranks 91 out of 100Before him are Megyn Kelly, Yvonne Ridley, Victoria Marinova, Tucker Carlson, Frances Bean Cobain, and Khadija Ismayilova. After him are Anastasia Baburova, Lise Rønne, Tim Russert, Steven Sotloff, Mohammed Nabbous, and Richard B. Spencer.

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Among people born in 1962, Alan Johnston ranks 491Before him are Robert Curbeam, Takayuki Fujikawa, Alan Smith, Kazuo Uchida, Tammy Baldwin, and Gregory H. Johnson. After him are Sandro Cuomo, Mark Linkous, Harland Williams, Sidmar Antônio Martins, Michael T. Good, and Stavros Lambrinidis.

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In Tanzania

Among people born in Tanzania, Alan Johnston ranks 18 out of 19Before him are Laurean Rugambwa (1912), Marin Hinkle (1966), Asha-Rose Migiro (1956), Filbert Bayi (1953), Edward Lowassa (1953), and Rachel Luttrell (1971). After him are Hasheem Thabeet (1987).

Among JOURNALISTS In Tanzania

Among journalists born in Tanzania, Alan Johnston ranks 1

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