Chris Kyle

1974 - 2013

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Christopher Scott Kyle (April 8, 1974 – February 2, 2013) was a United States Navy SEAL sniper. He served four tours in the Iraq War and was awarded several commendations for acts of heroism and meritorious service in combat. He had 160 confirmed kills. He was awarded the Silver Star, four Bronze Star Medals with "V" devices, a Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, and numerous other unit and personal awards.Kyle was honorably discharged from the U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chris Kyle has received more than 22,366,187 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Chris Kyle is the 564th most popular military personnel (up from 565th in 2019), the 1,711th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,713th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular American Military Personnel.

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  • 41

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  • 3.32

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Among military personnels, Chris Kyle ranks 564 out of 1,466Before him are Ivan Panfilov, Kenji Doihara, Stonewall Jackson, Heraclius the Elder, Catherine-Dominique de Pérignon, and Mitsuo Fuchida. After him are Alexander Pokryshkin, Iphicrates, Artur Phleps, Hermocrates, Dmitry Pozharsky, and Dietrich von Saucken.

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Among people born in 1974, Chris Kyle ranks 10Before him are Penélope Cruz, Christian Bale, Alessandro Del Piero, Alyson Hannigan, Amy Adams, and Robbie Williams. After him are Jenna Jameson, Alexis Tsipras, Masashi Kishimoto, Victoria Beckham, Alex Jones, and Bear Grylls. Among people deceased in 2013, Chris Kyle ranks 75Before him are Henri Dutilleux, David H. Hubel, Zillur Rahman, James Gandolfini, Moritz, Landgrave of Hesse, and Gyula Horn. After him are Stéphane Hessel, László Csatáry, Roger Ebert, Patrice Chéreau, Rossana Podestà, and Masao Uchino.

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Among people born in United States, Chris Kyle ranks 1,711 out of 15,968Before him are Joshua Lederberg (1925), James Gandolfini (1961), Danny Kaye (1911), John Robert Schrieffer (1931), Beck (1970), and Billy Milligan (1955). After him are Edward Albee (1928), Frederic Edwin Church (1826), Ma Barker (1873), Helen Hayes (1900), Murray Bookchin (1921), and Roger D. Kornberg (1947).


Among military personnels born in United States, Chris Kyle ranks 23Before him are William Tecumseh Sherman (1820), Norman Schwarzkopf Jr. (1934), Doc Holliday (1851), Creighton Abrams (1914), Benedict Arnold (1741), and Stonewall Jackson (1824). After him are James Bowie (1796), Husband E. Kimmel (1882), Paul Revere (1735), Charles Sweeney (1919), Mark W. Clark (1896), and Abner Doubleday (1819).