Dennis Tito

1940 - Today

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Dennis Anthony Tito (born August 8, 1940) is an American engineer and entrepreneur. In mid-2001, he became the first space tourist to fund his own trip into space, when he spent nearly eight days in orbit as a crew member of ISS EP-1, a visiting mission to the International Space Station. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dennis Tito has received more than 758,987 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Dennis Tito is the 13th most popular astronaut, the 993rd most popular biography from United States (up from 1,005th in 2019) and the 7th most popular American Astronaut.

Dennis Tito is most famous for being the first space tourist. He paid $20 million to go to the International Space Station in 2001.

Memorability Metrics

  • 760k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 62.66

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 48

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.82

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.13

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Dennis Titos by language

Over the past year Dennis Tito has had the most page views in the with 51,156 views, followed by Russian (18,706), and German (9,660). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Malagasy (134.26%), Macedonian (117.03%), and Simple English (90.87%)


Among astronauts, Dennis Tito ranks 13 out of 556Before him are Pete Conrad, Vladimir Komarov, Alexei Leonov, John Glenn, Gherman Titov, and Alan Shepard. After him are Svetlana Savitskaya, Valeri Polyakov, Andriyan Nikolayev, David Scott, Harrison Schmitt, and James Irwin.

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Among people born in 1940, Dennis Tito ranks 69Before him are James Cromwell, Joachim Frank, Astrud Gilberto, Marie, Princess of Liechtenstein, Jacques Rancière, and Fatema Mernissi. After him are John Gotti, Bruce Chatwin, Raul Julia, Brian Josephson, Roberto Cavalli, and Al Jarreau.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dennis Tito ranks 993 out of 20,380Before him are Nat Turner (1800), Martha Graham (1894), Éamon de Valera (1882), James Tobin (1918), Frances Marion (1888), and Grant Wood (1891). After him are Mel Ferrer (1917), Tori Amos (1963), Daniel Goleman (1946), Anton LaVey (1930), Tony Bennett (1926), and Roger Zelazny (1937).

Among ASTRONAUTS In United States

Among astronauts born in United States, Dennis Tito ranks 7Before him are Neil Armstrong (1930), Gene Cernan (1934), Buzz Aldrin (1930), Pete Conrad (1930), John Glenn (1921), and Alan Shepard (1923). After him are David Scott (1932), Harrison Schmitt (1935), James Irwin (1930), Frank Borman (1928), Jim Lovell (1928), and Alan Bean (1932).