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Charles Lindbergh

1902 - 1974

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Charles Augustus Lindbergh (February 4, 1902 – August 26, 1974) was an American aviator and military officer. On May 20–21, 1927, he made the first nonstop flight from New York City to Paris, a distance of 3,600 miles (5,800 km), flying alone for 33.5 hours. His aircraft, the Spirit of St. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Lindbergh has received more than 11,187,320 page views. His biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia. Charles Lindbergh is the most popular pilot, the 64th most popular biography from United States (down from 32nd in 2019) and the most popular American Pilot.

Charles Lindbergh is most famous for being the first person to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.

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Among pilots, Charles Lindbergh ranks 1 out of 48After him are Amelia Earhart, Wolfram Freiherr von Richthofen, Sabiha Gökçen, Roland Garros, Adolf Galland, Hanna Reitsch, Ernst Udet, Francis Gary Powers, Sir Arthur Harris, 1st Baronet, Chesley Sullenberger, and Ivan Kozhedub.

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Among people born in 1902, Charles Lindbergh ranks 2Before him is Karl Popper. After him are Ruhollah Khomeini, Erik Erikson, Carl Rogers, Paul Dirac, Leni Riefenstahl, Georgy Malenkov, John Steinbeck, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Talcott Parsons, and Halldór Laxness. Among people deceased in 1974, Charles Lindbergh ranks 2Before him is Oskar Schindler. After him are Georgy Zhukov, Georges Pompidou, Juan Perón, James Chadwick, Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Vittorio De Sica, Amin al-Husseini, Pär Lagerkvist, Baldur von Schirach, and U Thant.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Charles Lindbergh ranks 64 out of 18,182Before him are Martin Luther King Jr. (1929), James Stewart (1908), George H. W. Bush (1924), Robert Frost (1874), Donald Trump (1946), and Toni Morrison (1931). After him are Al Gore (1948), Morgan Freeman (1937), Helen Keller (1880), Stephen King (1947), John D. Rockefeller (1839), and Danny DeVito (1944).

Among PILOTS In United States

Among pilots born in United States, Charles Lindbergh ranks 1After him are Amelia Earhart (1897), Francis Gary Powers (1929), Chesley Sullenberger (1951), Chuck Yeager (1923), Joseph Kittinger (1928), Claire Lee Chennault (1890), Bessie Coleman (1892), Jacqueline Cochran (1906), Wally Funk (1939), Jerrie Cobb (1931), and Cornelia Fort (1919).