Henry H. Arnold

1886 - 1950

Henry H. Arnold

Henry Harley Arnold (June 25, 1886 – January 15, 1950) was an American general officer holding the ranks of General of the Army and General of the Air Force. Arnold was an aviation pioneer, Chief of the Air Corps (1938–1941), Commanding General of the U.S. Army Air Forces, the only U.S. Air Force general to hold five-star rank, and the only officer to hold a five-star rank in two different U.S. military services. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry H. Arnold has received more than 787,209 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 688th most popular military personnel.

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Among military personnels, Henry H. Arnold ranks 691 out of 1,194Before him are Blas de Lezo, Fritz Witt, Wilhelm Ritter von Thoma, Jules Brunet, Yekaterina Budanova, and Bernd Freytag von Loringhoven. After him are Julian, Count of Ceuta, Antoine Charles Louis de Lasalle, Walter Weiß, Marcantonio Colonna, Soemu Toyoda, and Khaydhar ibn Kawus al-Afshin.

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Among people born in 1886, Henry H. Arnold ranks 70Before him are Frank Nitti, Dong Biwu, Gyula Gömbös, Firmin Lambot, Frederic Bartlett, and Edward Weston. After him are Yehuda Ashlag, Hugh Lofting, Ernst Robert Curtius, Manuel Ponce, Rudolf Schmidt, and Prince John Konstantinovich of Russia. Among people deceased in 1950, Henry H. Arnold ranks 55Before him are Charles Koechlin, Agnes Smedley, Melitta Bentz, John Rabe, Liane de Pougy, and Vasil Kolarov. After him are Henry L. Stimson, Kim Kyu-sik, Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer, Yvan Goll, Adam Rainer, and Olaf Stapledon.

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Among people born in United States, Henry H. Arnold ranks 2,175 out of 12,171Before him are Cochise (1805), John Densmore (1944), Mike Powell (1963), Bob Gunton (1945), Leslie White (1900), and James Heckman (1944). After him are Barry Manilow (1943), Theodore Sturgeon (1918), Wes Anderson (1969), Robert Mapplethorpe (1946), Steve Carell (1962), and James M. Cain (1892).


Among military personnels born in United States, Henry H. Arnold ranks 29Before him are Chris Kyle (1974), Paul Revere (1735), Husband E. Kimmel (1882), Mark W. Clark (1896), James Bowie (1796), and Doc Holliday (1851). After him are Frank Jack Fletcher (1885), Alexander Haig (1924), Matthew Ridgway (1895), Joseph Stilwell (1883), Wesley Clark (1944), and P. G. T. Beauregard (1818).

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