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 author. 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 13,376,766 page views. Her biography is available in 91 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 90 in 2019). Amelia Earhart is the 2nd most popular pilot, the 138th most popular biography from United States (down from 130th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular American 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, Amelia Earhart ranks 2 out of 48Before her are Charles Lindbergh. After her are Sabiha Gökçen, Wolfram Freiherr von Richthofen, Hanna Reitsch, Roland Garros, Ernst Udet, Adolf Galland, Francis Gary Powers, Sir Arthur Harris, 1st Baronet, Chesley Sullenberger, and Ivan Kozhedub.

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Among people born in 1897, Amelia Earhart ranks 4Before her are Joseph Goebbels, Pope Paul VI, and William Faulkner. After her are Irène Joliot-Curie, Anthony Eden, Ivan Konev, Lucky Luciano, Wilhelm Reich, Paavo Nurmi, Ludwig Erhard, and Subhas Chandra Bose. Among people deceased in 1937, Amelia Earhart ranks 10Before her are Guglielmo Marconi, Alfred Adler, John D. Rockefeller, Antonio Gramsci, H. P. Lovecraft, and Lou Andreas-Salomé. After her are Erich Ludendorff, George Gershwin, Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, Mikhail Tukhachevsky, J. M. Barrie, and Yevgeny Zamyatin.

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Among people born in United States, Amelia Earhart ranks 138 out of 15,968Before her are Grace Kelly (1929), Herman Melville (1819), Woodrow Wilson (1856), Linus Pauling (1901), Lee Harvey Oswald (1939), and Nicolas Cage (1964). After her are Vince McMahon (1945), Dale Carnegie (1888), Jon Voight (1938), Will Smith (1968), Ray Kroc (1902), and Brad Pitt (1963).

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), Joseph Kittinger (1928), Chuck Yeager (1923), Claire Lee Chennault (1890), Bessie Coleman (1892), Jacqueline Cochran (1906), and Cornelia Fort (1919).