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Drew Gilpin Faust

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Catharine Drew Gilpin Faust (born September 18, 1947) is an American historian who served as the 28th president of Harvard University, the first woman in that role. She was Harvard's first president since 1672 without an undergraduate or graduate degree from Harvard and the first to have been raised in the South. Faust is also the founding dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Drew Gilpin Faust has received more than 905,832 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Drew Gilpin Faust is the 281st most popular historian (down from 249th in 2019), the 5,108th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,744th in 2019) and the 17th most popular American Historian.

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Among historians, Drew Gilpin Faust ranks 281 out of 339Before her are İlber Ortaylı, Kurt Aland, Paul Kennedy, Edwin O. Reischauer, Jerónimo Zurita y Castro, and Donald Kagan. After her are Julien Ries, Joseph-François Michaud, Johann Gottfried Eichhorn, Filippo Baldinucci, Moritz Cantor, and Mikhail Pogodin.

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Among people born in 1947, Drew Gilpin Faust ranks 347Before her are Bunny Wailer, Viktor Yerofeyev, Herbert Mullin, Björn Skifs, Rémi Brague, and Jimmy Bain. After her are Alain Bashung, Benoît Jacquot, Peter Banks, Leland Sklar, Kiki Dee, and Maria del Mar Bonet.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Drew Gilpin Faust ranks 5,108 out of 18,182Before her are Tony Williams (1945), Belle Starr (1848), Billy Cox (1939), Stanley Cavell (1926), Eileen Heckart (1919), and Horace Mann (1796). After her are Ruth Teitelbaum (1924), Moses Gunn (1929), Mary Agnes Chase (1869), Walter Bedell Smith (1895), Vanilla Ice (1967), and Denver Pyle (1920).

Among HISTORIANS In United States

Among historians born in United States, Drew Gilpin Faust ranks 17Before her are Robert Darnton (1939), John King Fairbank (1907), William H. Prescott (1796), Natalie Zemon Davis (1928), Donald Keene (1922), and Joan Wallach Scott (1941). After her are Daniel J. Boorstin (1914), Stephen E. Ambrose (1936), Lothrop Stoddard (1883), Richard N. Frye (1920), Efraim Zuroff (1948), and Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. (1917).