Chris Kyle

1974 - 2013

Chris Kyle

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 was awarded one Silver Star Medal, 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. Navy in 2009, and published his bestselling autobiography, American Sniper, in 2012. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chris Kyle has received more than 18,875,497 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 563rd most popular military personnel.

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  • 56.57

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 40

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.90

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.26

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among military personnels, Chris Kyle ranks 565 out of 1,194Before him are Sergey Akhromeyev, Jisaburō Ozawa, Dominique Vandamme, Hermann von Eichhorn, Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, and Günther Blumentritt. After him are Wolfgang Lüth, Alexander von Kluck, Artur Phleps, Fritz Bayerlein, Adolf Strauss, and Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov.

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Among people born in 1974, Chris Kyle ranks 11Before him are Alessandro Del Piero, Alyson Hannigan, Robbie Williams, Amy Adams, Camilla Läckberg, and Mahershala Ali. After him are Alexis Tsipras, Victoria Beckham, Jenna Jameson, Joaquin Phoenix, Eva Mendes, and Alex Jones. Among people deceased in 2013, Chris Kyle ranks 78Before him are Antoni Ramallets, Zillur Rahman, Seki Matsunaga, László Csatáry, Jack Vance, and Masao Uchino. After him are Wojciech Kilar, Eleanor Parker, Damiano Damiani, Seamus Heaney, Patrice Chéreau, and Kenneth Waltz.

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Among people born in United States, Chris Kyle ranks 1,713 out of 12,171Before him are Larry Page (1973), Helen Hayes (1900), Frank Bunker Gilbreth Sr. (1868), Temple Grandin (1947), Chuck Yeager (1923), and Billy Crystal (1948). After him are Ed McBain (1926), Anthony Kiedis (1962), Lloyd Bridges (1913), Hayden White (1928), Frank Borzage (1894), and Kathryn Joosten (1939).