Hiram Bingham III

1875 - 1956

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Hiram Bingham III (November 19, 1875 – June 6, 1956) was an American academic, explorer, and politician. He made public the existence of the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu in 1911 with the guidance of local indigenous farmers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hiram Bingham III has received more than 588,457 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Hiram Bingham III is the 3,192nd most popular politician (up from 3,258th in 2019), the 1,044th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,050th in 2019) and the 81st most popular American Politician.

Hiram Bingham III is most famous for discovering the Inca city of Machu Picchu in 1911.

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Among politicians, Hiram Bingham III ranks 3,192 out of 15,710Before him are Aurelia Cotta, Frederick II, Elector of Saxony, Marie of Prussia, Giuseppe Guarneri, Eric II of Denmark, and Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud. After him are Lady Margaret Beaufort, Alfonso, Prince of Asturias, João Bernardo Vieira, Claudia Felicitas of Austria, Lu Su, and Louis II, Grand Duke of Hesse.

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Among people born in 1875, Hiram Bingham III ranks 31Before him are Paul Landowski, Henry Hallett Dale, Zhang Zuolin, D. W. Griffith, Henri Lebesgue, and Anatoly Lunacharsky. After him are Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia, Thomas Burke, Cléo de Mérode, Ludwig Prandtl, Albert Marquet, and Rudolf von Sebottendorf. Among people deceased in 1956, Hiram Bingham III ranks 29Before him are Josef Hoffmann, Wilhelm Miklas, H. L. Mencken, Anastasio Somoza García, Alexander Dovzhenko, and August Kubizek. After him are Lyonel Feininger, Elisabeth of Romania, Daniel Swarovski, Joseph Wirth, Bolesław Bierut, and Gottfried Benn.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Hiram Bingham III ranks 1,044 out of 15,968Before him are Daniel Bell (1919), Anjelica Huston (1951), Irwin Shaw (1913), Richard Barthelmess (1895), Larry Ellison (1944), and Roger Zelazny (1937). After him are George Beadle (1903), A. L. Kroeber (1876), Jimmy Connors (1952), Scarlett Johansson (1984), Robert Forster (1941), and Clifford D. Simak (1904).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Hiram Bingham III ranks 81Before him are John Sherman (1823), Eliot Ness (1903), Colin Powell (1937), Éamon de Valera (1882), Dred Scott (1795), and John Foster Dulles (1888). After him are Allen Dulles (1893), Mike Pence (1959), Mark Felt (1913), Harvey Milk (1930), Andrew Dickson White (1832), and Frank B. Kellogg (1856).