Ethan Allen

1738 - 1789

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Ethan Allen (January 21, 1738 [O.S. January 10, 1737] – February 12, 1789) was a 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 1,176,639 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Ethan Allen is the 133rd most popular businessperson (down from 110th in 2019), the 1,563rd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,375th in 2019) and the 45th most popular American Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Ethan Allen ranks 133 out of 604Before him are Hiroshi Yamauchi, Ferdinand Anton Ernst Porsche, Henry Ford II, Yves Rocher, Lee Iacocca, and Max Manus. After him are Ren Zhengfei, Alisher Usmanov, Lady Bird Johnson, Armand Peugeot, Ambroise Vollard, and Melinda Gates.

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Among people born in 1738, Ethan Allen ranks 10Before him are Cesare Beccaria, Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria, Túpac Amaru II, Albert Casimir, Duke of Teschen, Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis, and Thomas Abbt. After him are Johann Hermann, Aleijadinho, William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland, Benjamin West, Arthur Phillip, and Jacques François Dugommier. Among people deceased in 1789, Ethan Allen ranks 8Before him are Baron d'Holbach, Louis Joseph, Dauphin of France, Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria, Claude Joseph Vernet, Charles-Michel de l'Épée, and Jean-Étienne Liotard. After him are Bernard-René Jourdan de Launay, Franz Xaver Richter, John Cleland, Anders Dahl, Petrus Camper, and Paolo Renier.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ethan Allen ranks 1,563 out of 15,968Before him are Kyle MacLachlan (1959), Jody Williams (1950), Edward Charles Pickering (1846), Larry Page (1973), Cliff Robertson (1923), and Robert W. Holley (1922). After him are Rex Stout (1886), Robert J. Flaherty (1884), John Philip Sousa (1854), Brad Dourif (1950), Robin Hobb (1952), and Fred Rogers (1928).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Ethan Allen ranks 45Before him are Walter Chrysler (1875), Christina Onassis (1950), Gordon Moore (1929), Roy O. Disney (1893), Henry Ford II (1917), and Lee Iacocca (1924). After him are Lady Bird Johnson (1912), Melinda Gates (1964), Katharine Graham (1917), Phil Knight (1938), Jack Welch (1935), and Martha Stewart (1941).