Arleigh Burke

1901 - 1996

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Arleigh Albert Burke (October 19, 1901 – January 1, 1996) was an admiral of the United States Navy who distinguished himself during World War II and the Korean War, and who served as Chief of Naval Operations during the Eisenhower and Kennedy administrations. USS Arleigh Burke (DDG-51), the lead ship of its class of Aegis-equipped guided missile destroyers, was commissioned in Burke's honor in 1991. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arleigh Burke has received more than 793,783 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Arleigh Burke is the 1,257th most popular military personnel, the 3,687th most popular biography from United States and the 58th most popular American Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Arleigh Burke ranks 1,257 out of 2,058Before him are Charles-Denis Bourbaki, Agustina de Aragón, Anne Hilarion de Tourville, Archduke Leo Karl of Austria, Otto Ciliax, and Lucius D. Clay. After him are Adam Philippe, Comte de Custine, Ieronim Uborevich, Holland Smith, Karl Decker, Antonio Luna, and Vitalian.

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Among people born in 1901, Arleigh Burke ranks 143Before him are Ebbe Schwartz, George Raft, Lanza del Vasto, Jean-Joseph Rabearivelo, Mario Scelba, and Yuliya Solntseva. After him are Rose Ausländer, Claude Choules, Umberto Caligaris, Hans Erich Nossack, Frank Zamboni, and Fernando Tambroni. Among people deceased in 1996, Arleigh Burke ranks 126Before him are Jerry Siegel, Ljuba Welitsch, Aruna Asaf Ali, Dan Flavin, Pierre Grimal, and Tito Okello. After him are Hervé Bazin, José Donoso, Max Manus, Georgios Zoitakis, Virginia Cherrill, and Annabella.

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Among people born in United States, Arleigh Burke ranks 3,687 out of 20,380Before him are Tony Robbins (1960), Ron McGovney (1962), Heather Graham (1970), Richard Bright (1937), Kelly Rutherford (1968), and Gregg L. Semenza (1956). After him are John Carlos (1945), Ross Perot (1930), David Rasche (1944), Jim Bridger (1804), Glen Cook (1944), and Will Patton (1954).


Among military personnels born in United States, Arleigh Burke ranks 58Before him are Wesley Clark (1944), David Petraeus (1952), Robert Gould Shaw (1837), Doris Miller (1919), Alexander Vandegrift (1887), and Lucius D. Clay (1898). After him are Holland Smith (1882), Theodore Roosevelt Jr. (1887), Albert Sidney Johnston (1803), Tommy Franks (1945), Kit Carson (1809), and Marc Mitscher (1887).