Florence Owens Thompson

1903 - 1983

Florence Owens Thompson

Florence Owens Thompson (born Florence Leona Christie; September 1, 1903 – September 16, 1983) was the subject of Dorothea Lange's famous photograph Migrant Mother (1936), an iconic image of the Great Depression. The Library of Congress titled the image: "Destitute pea pickers in California. Mother of seven children. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Florence Owens Thompson has received more than 1,167,939 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 48th most popular celebrity.

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  • 52.29

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.37

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.06

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among celebrities, Florence Owens Thompson ranks 56 out of 140Before her are Madeleine Astor, Henrietta Lacks, Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione, Barbara Hutton, Sultan Kösen, and Victor Kugler. After her are Ethel Kennedy, Wil van Gogh, Kim Ung-yong, Betsy Ross, María Capovilla, and William Masters.

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Among people born in 1903, Florence Owens Thompson ranks 116Before her are Dolores Costello, Gregor Piatigorsky, Yisrael Kristal, Guillermo Subiabre, Boris Blacher, and Luigi Allemandi. After her are Vladimir Jankélévitch, Michail Stasinopoulos, Silvina Ocampo, Arpad Elo, Dean Jagger, and Nikolay Krylov. Among people deceased in 1983, Florence Owens Thompson ranks 79Before her are Ángel Labruna, Arturo Umberto Illia, Carolyn Jones, Rolf Stommelen, Cathy Berberian, and Burrill Bernard Crohn. After her are Donald Maclean, Marcel Dalio, Josep Lluís Sert, Bernard Vukas, Jerzy Andrzejewski, and Arno Babajanian.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Florence Owens Thompson ranks 2,789 out of 12,171Before her are Patrick Henry (1736), Edgar Lee Masters (1868), Joseph Strauss (1870), Ben Hecht (1893), James Tolkan (1931), and Fergie (1975). After her are Alan Perlis (1922), Katherine Heigl (1978), Henri Étienne Sainte-Claire Deville (1818), Frederick William Franz (1893), Richard Ford (1944), and Daniel Davis (1945).

Among CELEBRITIES In United States

Among celebrities born in United States, Florence Owens Thompson ranks 25Before her are Annie Oakley (1860), Kim Peek (1951), Roy Sullivan (1912), Madeleine Astor (1893), Henrietta Lacks (1920), and Barbara Hutton (1912). After her are Ethel Kennedy (1928), Betsy Ross (1752), William Masters (1915), Johnny Appleseed (1774), Kourtney Kardashian (1979), and Jon Brower Minnoch (1941).