Anthony Wayne

1745 - 1796

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Anthony Wayne (January 1, 1745 – December 15, 1796) was an American soldier, officer, statesman, and a Founding Father of the United States. He adopted a military career at the outset of the American Revolutionary War, where his military exploits and fiery personality quickly earned him a promotion to brigadier general and the nickname "Mad Anthony". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anthony Wayne has received more than 1,235,039 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Anthony Wayne is the 1,902nd most popular military personnel (down from 1,586th in 2019), the 8,976th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,746th in 2019) and the 148th most popular American Military Personnel.

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  • 44.94

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.70

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.71

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Anthony Wayne has had the most page views in the with 147,594 views, followed by German (3,129), and Chinese (3,008). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Russian (135.39%), Latin (49.80%), and Bulgarian (48.76%)


Among military personnels, Anthony Wayne ranks 1,902 out of 2,058Before him are Bakht Khan, Henry Wirz, Pierre Bosquet, Carl Gustav Fleischer, Moe Berg, and Frank Buckles. After him are John Harding, 1st Baron Harding of Petherton, Heinrich Hax, Lewis Armistead, Juan de Salcedo, Nikolai Yevmenov, and John Abizaid.

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Among people born in 1745, Anthony Wayne ranks 50Before him are Johann Gottfried Köhler, Jean Baptiste Point du Sable, Oliver Ellsworth, John Jeffries, Sydney Parkinson, and Madhavrao I. After him are William Paterson, Richard Bassett, Samuel Hearne, and Caleb Strong. Among people deceased in 1796, Anthony Wayne ranks 29Before him are Juan José Elhuyar, Philip Carteret, Adam Naruszewicz, David Allan, Ulrika Pasch, and Domenico Lorenzo Ponziani. After him are Samuel Huntington, David Rittenhouse, and Daniel Carroll.

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Among people born in United States, Anthony Wayne ranks 8,976 out of 20,380Before him are Tammy Grimes (1934), Judith O'Dea (1945), Nicky Jam (1981), Daniel Goldin (1940), Big Walter Horton (1921), and Osamu Hayaishi (1920). After him are Bruce Abbott (1954), Robert Ripley (1890), Jon Tenney (1961), Christopher Connelly (1941), Henry Hobson Richardson (1838), and Rogers Hornsby (1896).


Among military personnels born in United States, Anthony Wayne ranks 148Before him are Robert L. Eichelberger (1886), Edmund Kirby Smith (1824), Chesty Puller (1898), Lloyd Fredendall (1883), Moe Berg (1902), and Frank Buckles (1901). After him are Lewis Armistead (1817), John Abizaid (1951), James Stockdale (1923), Eddie Rickenbacker (1890), Christy Mathewson (1880), and Willis Augustus Lee (1888).