Charles Lindbergh

1902 - 1974

Charles Lindbergh

Charles Augustus Lindbergh (February 4, 1902 – August 26, 1974) was an American aviator, military officer, author, inventor, and activist. At the age of 25 in 1927, he went from obscurity as a U.S. Air Mail pilot to instantaneous world fame by winning the Orteig Prize for making a nonstop flight from New York City to Paris. Lindbergh covered the ​33 1⁄2-hour, 3,600-statute-mile (5,800 km) flight alone in a purpose-built, single-engine Ryan monoplane, the Spirit of St. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Lindbergh has received more than 7,038,912 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia making him the most popular pilot.

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Among pilots, Charles Lindbergh ranks 1 out of 41After him are Amelia Earhart, Roland Garros, Wolfram Freiherr von Richthofen, Hanna Reitsch, Adolf Galland, Sabiha Gökçen, 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 3Before him are Ruhollah Khomeini and Karl Popper. After him are John Steinbeck, Leni Riefenstahl, Paul Dirac, Erik Erikson, Carl Rogers, Georgy Malenkov, Halldór Laxness, Nâzım Hikmet, and Talcott Parsons. Among people deceased in 1974, Charles Lindbergh ranks 2Before him is Oskar Schindler. After him are Georgy Zhukov, Georges Pompidou, Juan Perón, James Chadwick, Vittorio De Sica, Pär Lagerkvist, Lyudmila Pavlichenko, U Thant, Rudolf Dassler, and Amin al-Husseini.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Charles Lindbergh ranks 52 out of 12,171Before him are Al Capone (1899), Noam Chomsky (1928), Robert Frost (1874), Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890), Richard Nixon (1913), and James Stewart (1908). After him are Al Gore (1948), Maria Callas (1923), Jack Nicholson (1937), John Forbes Nash Jr. (1928), Robert De Niro (1943), and Stephen King (1947).

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), and Bessie Coleman (1892).