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Audie Murphy

1925 - 1971

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Audie Leon Murphy (20 June 1925 – 28 May 1971) was an American soldier, actor, and songwriter. He was one of the most decorated American combat soldiers of World War II. He received every military combat award for valor available from the United States Army, as well as French and Belgian awards for heroism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Audie Murphy has received more than 12,145,412 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Audie Murphy is the 165th most popular actor (down from 150th in 2019), the 301st most popular biography from United States (down from 292nd in 2019) and the 82nd most popular American Actor.

Audie Murphy is most famous for being the most decorated soldier of World War II. He received 33 medals, including the Medal of Honor, the Distinguished Service Cross, the Silver Star, and the Bronze Star.

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  • 12M

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  • 69.28

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.54

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.07

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Audie Murphy ranks 165 out of 9,996Before him are Shirley MacLaine, Timothy Dalton, Gloria Stuart, Laura Antonelli, Eli Wallach, and Roberto Benigni. After him are Martin Sheen, Fred Astaire, Irene Papas, Giulietta Masina, Jean Seberg, and Julie Christie.

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Among people born in 1925, Audie Murphy ranks 20Before him are Robert F. Kennedy, Tony Curtis, Lee Van Cleef, B.B. King, Jorge Rafael Videla, and Carlos Castaneda. After him are Jack Lemmon, Peter Sellers, Rock Hudson, Giorgio Napolitano, Frantz Fanon, and Angela Lansbury. Among people deceased in 1971, Audie Murphy ranks 8Before him are Coco Chanel, Igor Stravinsky, Louis Armstrong, Jim Morrison, György Lukács, and Hermann Hoth. After him are Lawrence Bragg, Fernandel, Theodor Svedberg, Rudolf Abel, Paul Karrer, and Lin Biao.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Audie Murphy ranks 301 out of 18,182Before him are Georgia O'Keeffe (1887), Eli Wallach (1915), Billie Holiday (1915), Lawrence Kohlberg (1927), Jack Kerouac (1922), and Ezra Pound (1885). After him are Martin Sheen (1940), Fred Astaire (1899), Grover Cleveland (1837), Chuck Berry (1926), Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1947), and Arthur Miller (1915).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Audie Murphy ranks 82Before him are Bette Davis (1908), Nick Nolte (1941), Geraldine Chaplin (1944), Shirley MacLaine (1934), Gloria Stuart (1910), and Eli Wallach (1915). After him are Martin Sheen (1940), Fred Astaire (1899), Jean Seberg (1938), Susan Sarandon (1946), Natalie Wood (1938), and Sandra Bullock (1964).

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