Fletcher Christian

1764 - 1793

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Fletcher Christian (25 September 1764 – 20 September 1793) was master's mate on board HMS Bounty during Lieutenant William Bligh's voyage to Tahiti during 1787–1789 for breadfruit plants. In the mutiny on the Bounty, Christian seized command of the ship from Bligh on 28 April 1789. Some of the mutineers were left on Tahiti, while Christian, eight other mutineers, six Tahitian men and eleven Tahitian women settled on isolated Pitcairn Island, and Bounty was burned. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fletcher Christian has received more than 1,351,369 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Fletcher Christian is the 6,766th most popular politician (down from 5,386th in 2019), the 1,482nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,140th in 2019) and the 241st most popular British Politician.

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Among politicians, Fletcher Christian ranks 6,766 out of 15,710. Before him are Publius Servilius Vatia Isauricus, Vilma Espín, Philip of France, Barthélemy Boganda, Dinmukhamed Kunaev, and Louis VI, Elector Palatine. After him are Polina Zhemchuzhina, Mirian III of Iberia, Johann Michael Bach, Princess Helena of Nassau, Emperor Suzaku, and Mayta Cápac.

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Among people born in 1764, Fletcher Christian ranks 12Before him are Alexander Mackenzie, Claude Victor-Perrin, Duc de Belluno, Johann Gottfried Schadow, John Goodricke, Nikolai Rezanov, and Duchess Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel. After him are Charles Percier, Carlo Andrea Pozzo di Borgo, Princess Maria Carolina of Savoy, Sophie de Condorcet, Jens Baggesen, and Dorothea von Schlegel. Among people deceased in 1793, Fletcher Christian ranks 22Before him are Antoine Barnave, Louis Jean Marie de Bourbon, Duke of Penthièvre, John Hunter, John Hancock, Jean-Marie Roland de la Platière, and Jacques Cathelineau. After him are Pietro Nardini, Charles Eugene, Duke of Württemberg, Nicolaas Laurens Burman, Adam Philippe, Comte de Custine, John Michell, and Antoine Bruni d'Entrecasteaux.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Fletcher Christian ranks 1,482 out of 6,924. Before him are Ciarán Hinds (1953), Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle (1693), Peter Shaffer (1926), Clive Barker (1952), Norman Davies (1939), and Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild (1936). After him are Vidal Sassoon (1928), Steve Hackett (1950), Geraldine McEwan (1932), Martin Lowry (1874), Peter Collins (1931), and Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone (1883).

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