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Ethan Allen

1738 - 1789

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Ethan Allen (January 21, 1738 [O.S. January 10, 1737] – February 12, 1789) was an American farmer, businessman, land speculator, philosopher, writer, lay theologian, American Revolutionary War patriot, and politician. He is best known as one of the founders of Vermont and for the capture of Fort Ticonderoga early in the Revolutionary War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ethan Allen has received more than 1,566,500 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Ethan Allen is the 127th most popular businessperson (up from 133rd in 2019), the 1,447th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,562nd in 2019) and the 43rd most popular American Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Ethan Allen ranks 127 out of 601Before him are Walter Chrysler, Giulia Tofana, Hiroshi Yamauchi, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Solomon R. Guggenheim, and John DeLorean. After him are Roger Ailes, Henry Ford II, Ron Dennis, Roy O. Disney, Johns Hopkins, and François Pinault.

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Among people born in 1738, Ethan Allen ranks 9Before him are Joseph-Ignace Guillotin, Cesare Beccaria, Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria, Túpac Amaru II, Albert Casimir, Duke of Teschen, and Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis. After him are Thomas Abbt, Johann Hermann, Aleijadinho, William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland, Arthur Phillip, and Jacques François Dugommier. Among people deceased in 1789, Ethan Allen ranks 6Before him are Abdul Hamid I, Baron d'Holbach, Louis Joseph, Dauphin of France, Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria, and Claude Joseph Vernet. After him are Jean-Étienne Liotard, Franz Xaver Richter, Bernard-René Jourdan de Launay, Victor de Riqueti, marquis de Mirabeau, John Cleland, and Paolo Renier.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ethan Allen ranks 1,447 out of 18,182Before him are Dorothy Vaughan (1910), Robert Whittaker (1920), Tyrone Power (1914), Allen Dulles (1893), Joseph Cotten (1905), and Debbie Harry (1945). After him are Eric Roberts (1956), Danny Aiello (1933), Henry Rollins (1961), John Dickson Carr (1906), Roger Ailes (1940), and Richard S. Castellano (1933).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Ethan Allen ranks 43Before him are Stan Kroenke (1947), Bernard Baruch (1870), Walter Chrysler (1875), Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794), Solomon R. Guggenheim (1861), and John DeLorean (1925). After him are Roger Ailes (1940), Henry Ford II (1917), Roy O. Disney (1893), Johns Hopkins (1795), Martha Stewart (1941), and Reed Hastings (1960).