Frank Jack Fletcher

1885 - 1973

Frank Jack Fletcher

Frank Jack Fletcher (April 29, 1885 – April 25, 1973) was an admiral in the United States Navy during World War II. Fletcher was the operational commander at the pivotal Battles of Coral Sea and of Midway. As a lieutenant, Fletcher was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions in battle at Veracruz. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frank Jack Fletcher has received more than 410,579 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 696th most popular military personnel.

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Among military personnels, Frank Jack Fletcher ranks 699 out of 1,194Before him are Antoine Charles Louis de Lasalle, Walter Weiß, Marcantonio Colonna, Soemu Toyoda, Khaydhar ibn Kawus al-Afshin, and Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer. After him are Robert Blake, Carmine Crocco, Christian de Castries, Iosif Gurko, Jean Maximilien Lamarque, and Jukums Vācietis.

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Among people born in 1885, Frank Jack Fletcher ranks 79Before him are Dorando Pietri, Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, Constantin Sănătescu, Frank Knight, Josef Frank, and Soemu Toyoda. After him are Alexandros Koryzis, Princess Victoria Adelaide of Schleswig-Holstein, René Grousset, Viggo Brun, Władysław Raczkiewicz, and Milan Vidmar. Among people deceased in 1973, Frank Jack Fletcher ranks 80Before him are Bruno Maderna, José Villalonga Llorente, Soong Ai-ling, Clas Thunberg, Lorenzo Fernández, and Alois Hába. After him are Robert Ryan, Mikhail Kalatozov, Sessue Hayakawa, Merian C. Cooper, Elisa Leonida Zamfirescu, and Marthe Bibesco.

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Among people born in United States, Frank Jack Fletcher ranks 2,208 out of 12,171Before him are Charles Koch (1935), Eddie Vedder (1964), Jean Arthur (1900), Jesse Douglas (1897), Philly Joe Jones (1923), and Bill Withers (1938). After him are Richard Pryor (1940), Robert Ryan (1909), Winfield Scott Hancock (1824), Fred Ward (1942), Bill Hewlett (1913), and Horace Wells (1815).


Among military personnels born in United States, Frank Jack Fletcher ranks 30Before him are Paul Revere (1735), Husband E. Kimmel (1882), Mark W. Clark (1896), James Bowie (1796), Doc Holliday (1851), and Henry H. Arnold (1886). After him are Alexander Haig (1924), Matthew Ridgway (1895), Joseph Stilwell (1883), Wesley Clark (1944), P. G. T. Beauregard (1818), and Philip Sheridan (1831).

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