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Hugh Glass

1783 - 1833

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Hugh Glass (c. 1783 – 1833) was an American frontiersman, fur trapper, trader, hunter and explorer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hugh Glass has received more than 11,492,658 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Hugh Glass is the 53rd most popular explorer (up from 68th in 2019), the 660th most popular biography from United States (up from 859th in 2019) and the most popular American Explorer.

Hugh Glass is most famous for being a frontiersman who was mauled by a grizzly bear in 1823.

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  • 64.80

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  • 26

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  • 5.02

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  • 2.86

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Among explorers, Hugh Glass ranks 53 out of 405Before him are Diego de Almagro, Louis Antoine de Bougainville, Jacob Roggeveen, Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld, Richard Francis Burton, and William Adams. After him are Samuel de Champlain, Henry Hudson, Diogo Cão, Jean-François de Galaup, comte de Lapérouse, Giovanni Battista Belzoni, and Michael Rockefeller.

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Among people born in 1783, Hugh Glass ranks 6Before him are Stendhal, Simón Bolívar, Hortense de Beauharnais, Washington Irving, and Agustín de Iturbide. After him are Johann Heinrich von Thünen, Grand Duchess Alexandra Pavlovna of Russia, N. F. S. Grundtvig, Archduke Rainer Joseph of Austria, Vasily Zhukovsky, and Friedrich Sertürner. Among people deceased in 1833, Hugh Glass ranks 9Before him are Ferdinand VII of Spain, Richard Trevithick, Adrien-Marie Legendre, Seraphim of Sarov, Marie-Antoine Carême, and Ram Mohan Roy. After him are William Wilberforce, Jean-Baptiste Jourdan, Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach, Pierre-Narcisse Guérin, Michał Kleofas Ogiński, and Abbas Mirza.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Hugh Glass ranks 660 out of 18,182Before him are Walter Hill (1942), Sally Field (1946), Linda Lovelace (1949), Val Logsdon Fitch (1923), Douglass North (1920), and Terrence Malick (1943). After him are Hugh Everett III (1930), Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933), Carl Barks (1901), Joseph McCarthy (1908), Jim Jarmusch (1953), and Nancy Reagan (1921).

Among EXPLORERS In United States

Among explorers born in United States, Hugh Glass ranks 1After him are Michael Rockefeller (1938), Davy Crockett (1786), Calamity Jane (1852), Richard E. Byrd (1888), Frederick Cook (1865), Sacagawea (1780), Jim Bridger (1804), Lincoln Ellsworth (1880), Don Walsh (1931), Jimmie Angel (1899), and George W. De Long (1844).