Ellen MacArthur

1976 - Today

Ellen MacArthur

Dame Ellen Patricia MacArthur (born 8 July 1976) is a retired English sailor, from Whatstandwell near Matlock in Derbyshire, now based in Cowes, Isle of Wight. MacArthur is a successful solo long-distance yachtswoman. On 7 February 2005 she broke the world record for the fastest solo circumnavigation of the globe, a feat which gained her international renown. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ellen MacArthur has received more than 702,873 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 366th most popular explorer.

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  • 700k

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  • 30.71

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.77

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.14

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among explorers, Ellen MacArthur ranks 367 out of 367Before her are James Wordie, John Oxley, John Forrest, Thomas Mitchell, Laura Dekker, and Ann Bancroft. After her are Tim Flannery.

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Among people born in 1976, Ellen MacArthur ranks 511Before her are Emmanuelle Gagliardi, Momodu Mutairu, Jolanda Čeplak, Dmitry Fofonov, Antawn Jamison, and Rasho Nesterović. After her are Jonathan Liebesman, Yegor Titov, Petar Metličić, Brandon Boyd, Bradley McGee, and Domenick Lombardozzi.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ellen MacArthur ranks 4,454 out of 5,347Before her are Peter Andre (1973), Oliver Jackson-Cohen (1986), Nigel Clough (1966), Freddie Stroma (1987), Alex Lawther (1995), and Kenny Sansom (1958). After her are Lesley Sharp (1960), James Toseland (1980), Mark Bowen (1963), Gavin McInnes (1970), Tom Daley (1994), and Stewart Downing (1984).

Among EXPLORERS In United Kingdom

Among explorers born in United Kingdom, Ellen MacArthur ranks 61Before her are Edgeworth David (1858), Samuel Hearne (1745), Allan Cunningham (1791), James Wordie (null), John Oxley (1785), and Thomas Mitchell (1792).