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Chris Hadfield

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Chris Austin Hadfield (born August 29, 1959) is a Canadian retired astronaut, engineer, fighter pilot, and musician. The first Canadian to perform extravehicular activity in outer space, he has flown two Space Shuttle missions and also served as commander of the International Space Station (ISS). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chris Hadfield has received more than 2,949,246 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Chris Hadfield is the 198th most popular astronaut (down from 134th in 2019), the 447th most popular biography from Canada (down from 262nd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Canadian Astronaut.

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  • 2.9M

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  • 44.45

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  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.64

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.57

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among astronauts, Chris Hadfield ranks 198 out of 524Before him are Gerald Carr, Yuri Baturin, Léopold Eyharts, Mamoru Mohri, Robert A. Parker, and Mary L. Cleave. After him are Oleg Atkov, Taylor Wang, Pedro Duque, Yelena Kondakova, William C. McCool, and Millie Hughes-Fulford.

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Among people born in 1959, Chris Hadfield ranks 286Before him are Jeanette Winterson, Crin Antonescu, Rineke Dijkstra, Zoé Valdés, Wolfgang Rolff, and Raf. After him are Thomas Calabro, Kevin Gage, Alexei Kasatonov, James LoMenzo, Luis Pérez-Sala, and Gerd Wessig.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Chris Hadfield ranks 447 out of 1,350Before him are Ian Millar (1947), Kelly Rowan (1965), Ted Cruz (1970), Dorothy Stratten (1960), Jason Reitman (1977), and Robert Lepage (1957). After him are Anne Murray (1945), Lawrence Lambe (1863), Sven Delblanc (1931), Rachelle Lefevre (1979), Linda Thorson (1947), and Pauline Marois (1949).

Among ASTRONAUTS In Canada

Among astronauts born in Canada, Chris Hadfield ranks 2Before him are Roberta Bondar (1945). After him are Steve MacLean (1954), Robert Thirsk (1953), David Saint-Jacques (1970), Gregory Chamitoff (1962), and Dafydd Williams (1954).

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