Barbara West

1911 - 2007

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Barbara Joyce Dainton (née West, 24 May 1911 – 16 October 2007) was the penultimate remaining survivor of the sinking of the RMS Titanic on 14 April 1912 after hitting an iceberg on its maiden voyage. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Barbara West has received more than 563,385 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Barbara West is the 1,654th most popular religious figure (up from 1,709th in 2019), the 1,851st most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,087th in 2019) and the 50th most popular British Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Barbara West ranks 1,654 out of 3,187Before her are Emil Krebs, Dionigi Tettamanzi, Antonio Cañizares Llovera, Jan Łaski, Kōdō Sawaki, and Morteza Motahhari. After her are Saint Aurelius, Pietro Riario, Frederick William Franz, Santos Abril y Castelló, Romanus of Caesarea, and Abu Nu'aym al-Isfahani.

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Among people born in 1911, Barbara West ranks 117Before her are Joe Rosenthal, Renato Guttuso, Leah Goldberg, Koçi Xoxe, Otto Baum, and Joseph Luns. After her are Carlos Marighella, Annie M. G. Schmidt, Mark Bernes, Joseph Alcazar, Mikhail Yangel, and Peter van Eyck. Among people deceased in 2007, Barbara West ranks 131Before her are Bo Yibo, Chandra Shekhar, Pedro Gastão of Orléans-Braganza, Ivica Račan, Dabbs Greer, and Andranik Margaryan. After her are Maria Gripe, Malietoa Tanumafili II, Katsuko Saruhashi, Marais Viljoen, Bauer, and Ichiji Otani.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Barbara West ranks 1,851 out of 8,785Before her are Rick Wakeman (1949), William Boyce (1711), George Robinson, 1st Marquess of Ripon (1827), Louis Harold Gray (1905), Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton (1831), and Michael Apted (1941). After her are Susannah York (1939), John A. Hobson (1858), Eunice Gayson (1928), Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany (1878), Horatio Gates (1727), and Charles Joughin (1878).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United Kingdom

Among religious figures born in United Kingdom, Barbara West ranks 50Before her are Richard Williamson (1940), Sigfrid of Sweden (1000), Saint Alban (300), Reginald Lee (1870), Julian of Norwich (1342), and John Ball (1338). After her are John Smyth (1570), Willibald (700), Mary Ward (1585), Roger Deakins (1949), Joseph Butler (1692), and Cuthbert (635).