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Amelia Earhart

1897 - 1937

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Amelia Mary Earhart ( AIR-hart, born July 24, 1897; disappeared July 2, 1937; declared dead January 5, 1939) was an American aviation pioneer and writer. Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She set many other records, was one of the first aviators to promote commercial air travel, wrote best-selling books about her flying experiences, and was instrumental in the formation of The Ninety-Nines, an organization for female pilots.Born and raised in Atchison, Kansas, and later in Des Moines, Iowa, Earhart developed a passion for adventure at a young age, steadily gaining flying experience from her twenties. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amelia Earhart has received more than 14,836,671 page views. Her biography is available in 95 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 91 in 2019). Amelia Earhart is the 2nd most popular pilot, the 138th most popular biography from United States and the 2nd most popular Pilot.

Amelia Earhart was an American aviator who set many aviation records and became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.

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Among PILOTS

Among pilots, Amelia Earhart ranks 2 out of 48Before her are Charles Lindbergh. After her are Wolfram Freiherr von Richthofen, Sabiha Gökçen, Roland Garros, Adolf Galland, Hanna Reitsch, Ernst Udet, Francis Gary Powers, Sir Arthur Harris, 1st Baronet, Chesley Sullenberger, and Ivan Kozhedub.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1897, Amelia Earhart ranks 5Before her are Joseph Goebbels, Irène Joliot-Curie, Pope Paul VI, and William Faulkner. After her are Anthony Eden, Subhas Chandra Bose, Ivan Konev, Lucky Luciano, Ludwig Erhard, Wilhelm Reich, and Paavo Nurmi. Among people deceased in 1937, Amelia Earhart ranks 9Before her are Guglielmo Marconi, Alfred Adler, John D. Rockefeller, Maurice Ravel, Antonio Gramsci, and H. P. Lovecraft. After her are George Gershwin, Erich Ludendorff, Lou Andreas-Salomé, Mikhail Tukhachevsky, Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, and Gerda Taro.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Amelia Earhart ranks 138 out of 18,182Before her are Kirk Douglas (1916), Bobby Fischer (1943), Barbra Streisand (1942), John Adams (1735), Francis Ford Coppola (1939), and Billy the Kid (1859). After her are Vin Diesel (1967), Thomas Kuhn (1922), Jon Voight (1938), Steven Seagal (1952), Frank Herbert (1920), and Tupac Shakur (1971).

Among PILOTS In United States

Among pilots born in United States, Amelia Earhart ranks 2Before her are Charles Lindbergh (1902). After her are Francis Gary Powers (1929), Chesley Sullenberger (1951), Chuck Yeager (1923), Joseph Kittinger (1928), Claire Lee Chennault (1890), Bessie Coleman (1892), Jacqueline Cochran (1906), Wally Funk (1939), Jerrie Cobb (1931), and Cornelia Fort (1919).