Creighton Abrams

1914 - 1974

Creighton Abrams

Creighton Williams Abrams Jr. (September 15, 1914 – September 4, 1974) was a United States Army general who commanded military operations in the Vietnam War from 1968 to 1972, which saw United States troop strength in South Vietnam reduced from a peak of 543,000 to 49,000. He was then Chief of Staff of the United States Army from 1972 until his death.In 1980, the United States Army named its then new main battle tank, the M1 Abrams, after him. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Creighton Abrams has received more than 816,881 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 510th most popular military personnel.

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Among military personnels, Creighton Abrams ranks 512 out of 1,194Before him are Abner Doubleday, Hermocrates, Walter Krüger, Lauri Törni, Aleksei Antonov, and Otto Kumm. After him are Karl von Bülow, Stonewall Jackson, Dmitry Pavlov, Adam Ludwig Lewenhaupt, Callimachus, and Shunroku Hata.

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Among people born in 1914, Creighton Abrams ranks 61Before him are Pavle, Serbian Patriarch, George Dantzig, Francisco da Costa Gomes, James Van Allen, María Félix, and Louis, Prince Napoléon. After him are Jan Karski, Shapour Bakhtiar, Max Manus, Go Seigen, Koichi Oita, and Yakov Zeldovich. Among people deceased in 1974, Creighton Abrams ranks 37Before him are Walter Lippmann, Marcel Pagnol, Virginia Apgar, Vannevar Bush, Walter Brennan, and Agnes Moorehead. After him are André Jolivet, Princess Irene, Duchess of Aosta, Franz Jonas, Frank Martin, Farid al-Atrash, and Lajos Zilahy.

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Among people born in United States, Creighton Abrams ranks 1,547 out of 12,171Before him are Alan Silvestri (1950), Fredric March (1897), Daniel Nathans (1928), Joseph Nye (1937), Nathan Rosen (1909), and John Sturges (1910). After him are Stonewall Jackson (1824), Richard Fleischer (1916), Stanley Tucci (1960), Linda Hunt (1945), Jordan Belfort (1962), and Lil Wayne (1982).


Among military personnels born in United States, Creighton Abrams ranks 20Before him are Benedict Arnold (1741), William Westmoreland (1914), William Tecumseh Sherman (1820), Norman Schwarzkopf Jr. (1934), Raymond A. Spruance (1886), and Abner Doubleday (1819). After him are Stonewall Jackson (1824), Charles Sweeney (1919), Chris Kyle (1974), Paul Revere (1735), Husband E. Kimmel (1882), and Mark W. Clark (1896).

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