Buffalo Bill

1846 - 1917

Buffalo Bill

William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody (February 26, 1846 – January 10, 1917) was an American soldier, bison hunter, and showman. He was born in Le Claire, Iowa Territory (now the U.S. state of Iowa), but he lived for several years in his father's hometown in Toronto Township, Ontario, Canada, before the family returned to the Midwest and settled in the Kansas Territory. Buffalo Bill started working at the age of eleven, after his father's death, and became a rider for the Pony Express at age 15. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Buffalo Bill has received more than 3,188,559 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 9th most popular celebrity.

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Among celebrities, Buffalo Bill ranks 9 out of 140Before him are Phineas Gage, Jeanne Calment, Kaspar Hauser, Lisa del Giocondo, Robert Wadlow, and Lina Medina. After him are Empress Michiko, Joseph Merrick, Simonetta Vespucci, Margaret Brown, Anna Anderson, and Millvina Dean.

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Among people born in 1846, Buffalo Bill ranks 5Before him are Peter Carl Fabergé, Rudolf Christoph Eucken, Princess Helena of the United Kingdom, and Henryk Sienkiewicz. After him are Wilhelm Maybach, Comte de Lautréamont, George Westinghouse, Edmondo De Amicis, Wladimir Köppen, Isabel, Princess Imperial of Brazil, and Prince Leopold of Bavaria. Among people deceased in 1917, Buffalo Bill ranks 10Before him are Mata Hari, L. L. Zamenhof, Octave Mirbeau, Ferdinand von Zeppelin, Eduard Buchner, and Adolf von Baeyer. After him are Edward Burnett Tylor, Franz Brentano, Emil von Behring, John William Waterhouse, Scott Joplin, and Emil Theodor Kocher.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Buffalo Bill ranks 300 out of 12,171Before him are Andrew Johnson (1808), James A. Garfield (1831), Henry James (1843), Susan Sarandon (1946), Charles Francis Richter (1900), and Robert Peary (1856). After him are Cameron Diaz (1972), Ben Affleck (1972), William Jennings Bryan (1860), Ralph Lauren (1939), Henry Clay (1777), and Dian Fossey (1932).

Among CELEBRITIES In United States

Among celebrities born in United States, Buffalo Bill ranks 4Before him are Wallis Simpson (1896), Phineas Gage (1823), and Robert Wadlow (1918). After him are Margaret Brown (1867), Black Dahlia (1924), Monica Lewinsky (1973), Kim Kardashian (1980), Rosemary Kennedy (1918), Don King (1931), Peggy Guggenheim (1898), and Rodney King (1965).