Edgar Mitchell

1930 - 2016

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Edgar Dean Mitchell (September 17, 1930 – February 4, 2016) was a United States Navy officer and aviator, test pilot, aeronautical engineer, ufologist and NASA astronaut. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edgar Mitchell has received more than 1,116,423 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Edgar Mitchell is the 20th most popular astronaut (down from 19th in 2019), the 1,369th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,002nd in 2019) and the 12th most popular American Astronaut.

Edgar Mitchell was the sixth man to walk on the moon. He is most famous for being the sixth man to walk on the moon.

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Among astronauts, Edgar Mitchell ranks 20 out of 524Before him are Jim Lovell, John Young, Sigmund Jähn, David Scott, Harrison Schmitt, and Andriyan Nikolayev. After him are Svetlana Savitskaya, Ed White, James Irwin, Fred Haise, Gus Grissom, and Frank Borman.

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Among people born in 1930, Edgar Mitchell ranks 82Before him are Tony Lip, Robert Loggia, Chinua Achebe, Ruth Rendell, Sonia Rykiel, and Omara Portuondo. After him are Michel Serres, Luce Irigaray, Jasper Johns, Ben Gazzara, Ivan Silayev, and Itamar Franco. Among people deceased in 2016, Edgar Mitchell ranks 66Before him are Michel Galabru, Konstantinos Stephanopoulos, Margot Honecker, Vesna Vulović, Michel Butor, and Sonia Rykiel. After him are Michel Tournier, Keith Emerson, Thomas Schelling, Ahmed Zewail, Gabriele Amorth, and David Hamilton.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Edgar Mitchell ranks 1,369 out of 15,968Before him are Joyce Carol Oates (1938), F. Sherwood Rowland (1927), Nicholas Ray (1911), Frederick Douglass (1818), Robin Wright (1966), and Linda B. Buck (1947). After him are Walter Gilbert (1932), Mitt Romney (1947), Martha Gellhorn (1908), John Sturges (1910), William Tecumseh Sherman (1820), and Angelo Badalamenti (1937).

Among ASTRONAUTS In United States

Among astronauts born in United States, Edgar Mitchell ranks 12Before him are John Glenn (1921), Dennis Tito (1940), Jim Lovell (1928), John Young (1930), David Scott (1932), and Harrison Schmitt (1935). After him are Ed White (1930), James Irwin (1930), Fred Haise (1933), Gus Grissom (1926), Frank Borman (1928), and Alan Bean (1932).