Davy Crockett

1786 - 1836

Davy Crockett

David Crockett (August 17, 1786 – March 6, 1836) was an American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier, and politician. He is commonly referred to in popular culture by the epithet "King of the Wild Frontier". He represented Tennessee in the U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Davy Crockett has received more than 4,747,328 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 77th most popular explorer.

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  • 35

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  • 3.28

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  • 4.36

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among explorers, Davy Crockett ranks 77 out of 367Before him are Alonso de Ojeda, Sacagawea, Vicente Yáñez Pinzón, Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, Sebastian Cabot, and Bartholomew Columbus. After him are Diego Columbus, Yaqut al-Hamawi, Benjamin of Tudela, Ármin Vámbéry, Lope de Aguirre, and Frederick Cook.

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Among people born in 1786, Davy Crockett ranks 14Before him are Marie Walewska, Sophie of France, Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, John Franklin, Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia, and Friedrich Kuhlau. After him are Charles, Grand Duke of Baden, Guadalupe Victoria, Duke Pius August in Bavaria, Kunisada, François-Édouard Picot, and Marceline Desbordes-Valmore. Among people deceased in 1836, Davy Crockett ranks 12Before him are Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle, William Godwin, Maria Malibran, Antoine Laurent de Jussieu, Princess Wilhelmine of Baden, and Anthony of Saxony. After him are Claude-Louis Navier, James Mill, Johann I Joseph, Prince of Liechtenstein, Aaron Burr, Nathan Mayer Rothschild, and Anton Reicha.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Davy Crockett ranks 1,005 out of 12,171Before him are Alfred Hershey (1908), Sherwood Anderson (1876), George Kennedy (1925), Edgar Mitchell (1930), Poul Anderson (1926), and Nellie Bly (1864). After him are Howard H. Aiken (1900), Forest Whitaker (1961), Robert Bruce Merrifield (1921), Cole Porter (1891), Jerry Goldsmith (1929), and Walter Lippmann (1889).

Among EXPLORERS In United States

Among explorers born in United States, Davy Crockett ranks 3Before him are Richard E. Byrd (1888) and Sacagawea (1780). After him are Frederick Cook (1865), Calamity Jane (1852), Daniel Boone (1734), Jedediah Smith (1799), Jim Bridger (1804), Jimmie Angel (1899), Michael Rockefeller (1938), Don Walsh (1931), and George W. De Long (1844).