Husband E. Kimmel

1882 - 1968

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Husband Edward Kimmel (February 26, 1882 – May 14, 1968) was a United States Navy four-star admiral who was the commander in chief of the United States Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT) during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. He was removed from that command after the attack, in December 1941, and was reverted to his permanent two-star rank of rear admiral due to no longer holding a four-star assignment. He retired from the Navy in early 1942. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Husband E. Kimmel has received more than 1,496,615 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Husband E. Kimmel is the 593rd most popular military personnel (down from 523rd in 2019), the 1,725th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,531st in 2019) and the 24th most popular American Military Personnel.

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Over the past year Husband E. Kimmel has had the most page views in the with 167,670 views, followed by German (18,924), and Japanese (17,567). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Chechen (78.32%), Danish (55.26%), and Catalan (43.29%)


Among military personnels, Husband E. Kimmel ranks 593 out of 2,058Before him are Joseph Gallieni, Taira no Masakado, Henri Gatien Bertrand, Günther Blumentritt, Johan Banér, and Walter Krüger. After him are Gaston of Foix, Duke of Nemours, Süleyman Pasha, Yue Jin, Antoine Charles Louis de Lasalle, Khalil al-Wazir, and Mikhail Alekseyev.

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Among people born in 1882, Husband E. Kimmel ranks 72Before him are Johnny Torrio, John Rabe, Friedrich Dollmann, Lucien Petit-Breton, Eduard Spranger, and Korney Chukovsky. After him are Germaine Dulac, Joaquín Turina, Leopold Stokowski, Harold Lowe, Natalia Sedova, and Feng Yuxiang. Among people deceased in 1968, Husband E. Kimmel ranks 45Before him are Charles Chaplin Jr., Josef Harpe, Hans-Jürgen Stumpff, Georgios Papandreou, Tsuguharu Foujita, and Fritz Bauer. After him are Leopold Infeld, Giovannino Guareschi, John Heartfield, Fedor Tokarev, Jean Hyppolite, and István Dobi.

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Among people born in United States, Husband E. Kimmel ranks 1,725 out of 20,380Before him are Joseph Losey (1909), Gene Roddenberry (1921), Fred Ward (1942), Larry Page (1973), John Forsythe (1918), and Lou Ferrigno (1951). After him are Chief Seattle (1786), Lance Armstrong (1971), Edward Snowden (1983), Mark Felt (1913), Dean Stockwell (1936), and John Densmore (1944).


Among military personnels born in United States, Husband E. Kimmel ranks 24Before him are Stonewall Jackson (1824), Nathan Bedford Forrest (1821), Creighton Abrams (1914), Paul Revere (1735), Raymond A. Spruance (1886), and William Tecumseh Sherman (1820). After him are Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. (1915), Mark W. Clark (1896), William Halsey Jr. (1882), Abner Doubleday (1819), James Bowie (1796), and Wild Bill Hickok (1837).