James Foley

1973 - 2014

James Foley

James Wright Foley (October 18, 1973 – c. August 19, 2014) was an American journalist and video reporter. While working as a freelance war correspondent during the Syrian Civil War, he was abducted on November 22, 2012, in northwestern Syria. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Foley has received more than 55,716 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 74th most popular journalist.

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  • 56k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 37.45

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.91

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.93

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among journalists, James Foley ranks 75 out of 100Before him are Sue Gardner, Daniel Schneidermann, Daphne Caruana Galizia, Piers Morgan, Peter Jennings, and Kenji Nagai. After him are Arbana Xharra, Muntadhar al-Zaidi, Salima Ghezali, Homai Vyarawalla, Anja Niedringhaus, and Adrian Lamo.

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Among people born in 1973, James Foley ranks 308Before him are Keiko Agena, Teddy Lučić, Emma Caulfield, Zé Maria, Júnior, and Frank Rost. After him are Pablo Pozo, Jason Behr, Émerson Luiz Firmino, Ljubomir Vranjes, Henning Solberg, and Igli Tare. Among people deceased in 2014, James Foley ranks 353Before him are Anjali Devi, Ann B. Davis, Dale Gardner, Don Keefer, Russell Johnson, and Malik Bendjelloul. After him are Rik Mayall, Nanda, Joan Lorring, John Holt, Bill Mulliken, and Rainer Hasler.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, James Foley ranks 8,440 out of 12,171Before him are Meg White (1974), Mary Barra (1961), Keb' Mo' (1951), Kari Byron (1974), Vivian Blaine (1921), and Adrian Grenier (1976). After him are Klay Thompson (1990), Jay Mohr (1970), Robb Flynn (1967), T.I. (1980), Julie Hagerty (1955), and RJ Mitte (1992).

Among JOURNALISTS In United States

Among journalists born in United States, James Foley ranks 20Before him are Eve Arnold (1912), Marie Colvin (1956), Harriet Quimby (1875), Edward R. Murrow (1908), Dan Rather (1931), and Diane Sawyer (1945). After him are Adrian Lamo (1981), Amy Goodman (1957), Megyn Kelly (1970), Tucker Carlson (1969), Frances Bean Cobain (1992), and Tim Russert (1950).