Jean Batten

1909 - 1982

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Jean Gardner Batten (15 September 1909 – 22 November 1982) was a New Zealand aviator. Born in Rotorua, she became the best-known New Zealander of the 1930s, internationally, by making a number of record-breaking solo flights across the world. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Batten has received more than 636,402 page views. Her biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Jean Batten is the 12,062nd most popular politician (down from 12,052nd in 2019), the 46th most popular biography from New Zealand (up from 48th in 2019) and the 7th most popular New Zealander Politician.

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Among politicians, Jean Batten ranks 12,062 out of 15,710Before her are Otto Bahr Halvorsen, William Davies Evans, Alla Kushnir, Nnamdi Azikiwe, Karl Ludwig, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, and Benita Ferrero-Waldner. After her are László Kövér, Rachida Dati, Cuspius Fadus, Rainer von Fieandt, Dimitrie Ghica, and V. J. Sukselainen.

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Among people born in 1909, Jean Batten ranks 226Before her are Sven Jonasson, Luiz Luz, Alex Raymond, Reinhold Münzenberg, Laxmi Prasad Devkota, and Ștefan Dobay. After her are Tatiana Proskouriakoff, Frank Wykoff, Carlo Agostoni, Saunders Mac Lane, Johnny Mercer, and Eudora Welty. Among people deceased in 1982, Jean Batten ranks 164Before her are Fritz Laband, Victor Buono, Ramón J. Sender, Palden Thondup Namgyal, Marie Braun, and Rafael Méndez. After her are Marietta Shaginyan, Marie Rambert, Carmelo Robledo, Francisco Martínez Soria, Frederick Terman, and Gunnar Eriksson.

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In New Zealand

Among people born in New Zealand, Jean Batten ranks 46 out of 206Before her are Mike Moore (1949), Thomas Williams (1930), Janet Frame (1924), Wallace Fard Muhammad (null), Howden Ganley (1941), and Ronald Syme (1903). After her are Temuera Morrison (1960), Anthony Wilding (1883), Kevin Smith (1963), Jonah Lomu (1975), Lee Tamahori (1950), and Raymond Firth (1901).

Among POLITICIANS In New Zealand

Among politicians born in New Zealand, Jean Batten ranks 7Before her are Burt Munro (1899), Patsy Reddy (1954), Helen Clark (1950), Jacinda Ardern (1980), Mike Moore (1949), and Wallace Fard Muhammad (null). After her are John Key (1961), Bill English (1961), Te Atairangikaahu (1931), David Lange (1942), John Gorton (1911), and Bill Pickering (1910).