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Hugh Thompson Jr.

1943 - 2006

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Hugh Clowers Thompson Jr. (April 15, 1943 – January 6, 2006) was a United States Army officer, serving as a warrant officer in the 123rd Aviation Battalion of the 23rd Infantry Division. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hugh Thompson Jr. has received more than 1,245,255 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Hugh Thompson Jr. is the 1,186th most popular military personnel (up from 1,299th in 2019), the 3,985th most popular biography from United States (up from 5,419th in 2019) and the 68th most popular American Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Hugh Thompson Jr. ranks 1,186 out of 1,468Before him are August Karl von Goeben, Friedrich Christiansen, Jean-Baptiste Vaquette de Gribeauval, Tomás de Zumalacárregui, Nikolai Iudovich Ivanov, and Jacob Heinrich von Flemming. After him are Erik Heinrichs, Frederick Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts, Paavo Talvela, Akashi Motojiro, Karl Koller, and Vasily Gordov.

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Among people born in 1943, Hugh Thompson Jr. ranks 265Before him are Sani Abacha, Dušan Uhrin, Mulatu Astatke, Marika Green, Scott Walker, and Michel Ocelot. After him are Andrea True, Udo Zimmermann, Teun A. van Dijk, Princess Claude of Orléans, Roy Black, and Sirajuddin of Perlis. Among people deceased in 2006, Hugh Thompson Jr. ranks 160Before him are Johnny Servoz-Gavin, Yuval Ne'eman, Red Auerbach, Elena Mukhina, Daniel Schmid, and Desmond Dekker. After him are Jean-François Revel, Anthony Franciosa, Dana Reeve, Maureen Stapleton, Vera Aceva, and Bismillah Khan.

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Among people born in United States, Hugh Thompson Jr. ranks 3,985 out of 18,182Before him are Lawrence Kasdan (1949), Huey Lewis (1950), Lynn Cohen (1933), John Nance Garner (1868), Michael Nesmith (1942), and Charles Grandison Finney (1792). After him are Stella Stevens (1936), Jack Cassidy (1927), Huey Long (1893), Joe E. Tata (1936), Anthony Franciosa (1928), and Kenny G (1956).


Among military personnels born in United States, Hugh Thompson Jr. ranks 68Before him are Theodore Roosevelt Jr. (1887), Wesley Clark (1944), William Calley (1943), Alvin York (1887), James Jesus Angleton (1917), and Walter Short (1880). After him are Albert Sidney Johnston (1803), Robert Gould Shaw (1837), Herman Kahn (1922), Eddie Slovik (1920), Frank Serpico (1936), and Carlos Hathcock (1942).