Douglas MacArthur

1880 - 1964

Douglas MacArthur

General of the Army Douglas MacArthur (26 January 1880 – 5 April 1964) was an American five-star general and Field Marshal of the Philippine Army. He was Chief of Staff of the United States Army during the 1930s and played a prominent role in the Pacific theater during World War II. He received the Medal of Honor for his service in the Philippines campaign, which made him and his father Arthur MacArthur Jr. the first father and son to be awarded the medal. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Douglas MacArthur has received more than 7,445,607 page views. His biography is available in 76 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 34th most popular military personnel.

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Among military personnels, Douglas MacArthur ranks 34 out of 1,194Before him are Simo Häyhä, Guan Yu, Roland, Baron Munchausen, Jochi, and Ratko Mladić. After him are Charles XIV John of Sweden, Flavius Aetius, Ernst Röhm, Alfred Jodl, Arminius, and Tariq ibn Ziyad.

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Among people born in 1880, Douglas MacArthur ranks 2Before him is Helen Keller. After him are Guillaume Apollinaire, Oswald Spengler, Alfred Wegener, Fedor von Bock, Wilhelmina of the Netherlands, Robert Musil, Franz Marc, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, George Marshall, and Ludwig Beck. Among people deceased in 1964, Douglas MacArthur ranks 2Before him is Jawaharlal Nehru. After him are Herbert Hoover, Ian Fleming, Paul of Greece, Victor Francis Hess, Norbert Wiener, James Franck, Frans Eemil Sillanpää, Alma Mahler, Gerhard Domagk, and Gerrit Rietveld.

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Among people born in United States, Douglas MacArthur ranks 111 out of 12,171Before him are Grace Kelly (1929), Harrison Ford (1942), Steven Seagal (1952), Francis Ford Coppola (1939), William Faulkner (1897), and Katharine Hepburn (1907). After him are Barack Obama (1961), Dick Cheney (1941), Martin Scorsese (1942), Richard Feynman (1918), Grace Hopper (1906), and Gerald Ford (1913).


Among military personnels born in United States, Douglas MacArthur ranks 1After him are George S. Patton (1885), Robert Peary (1856), George Armstrong Custer (1839), Robert E. Lee (1807), Desmond Doss (1919), Paul Tibbets (1915), Chester W. Nimitz (1885), Matthew C. Perry (1794), Omar Bradley (1893), John J. Pershing (1860), and Richard Winters (1918).

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