John Adams

1767 - 1829

Photo of John Adams

Icon of person John Adams

John Adams, known as Jack Adams (4 July 1767– 5 March 1829), was the last survivor of the Bounty mutineers who settled on Pitcairn Island in January 1790, the year after the mutiny. His real name was John Adams, but he used the name Alexander Smith until he was discovered in 1808 by Captain Mayhew Folger of the American whaling ship Topaz. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Adams has received more than 17,406,268 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. John Adams is the 135th most popular extremist (down from 113th in 2019), the 1,770th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,748th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Extremist.

Memorability Metrics

  • 17M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.08

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.42

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.43

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of John Adams by language


Among extremists, John Adams ranks 135 out of 209Before him are Josef Blösche, Luis Garavito, Sam Giancana, Leon Czolgosz, Marcus Fulvius Flaccus, and Jerry Brudos. After him are Patricia Krenwinkel, Russell Bufalino, Alexandros Koryzis, Richard Chase, Carl Panzram, and Patty Hearst.

Most Popular Extremists in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1767, John Adams ranks 26Before him are Jean-Lambert Tallien, Jean-Baptiste Isabey, Jacques-Charles Dupont de l'Eure, Princess Frederica Charlotte of Prussia, Platon Zubov, and Nicolas Théodore de Saussure. After him are Charles Jean Marie Barbaroux, Anders Gustaf Ekeberg, Philippe LeBon, Alexis Bouvard, Jacques-Laurent Agasse, and Johann Heinrich Friedrich Link. Among people deceased in 1829, John Adams ranks 25Before him are Peter I, Grand Duke of Oldenburg, Jean-Baptiste Regnault, Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein, Infanta Benedita of Portugal, Josef Dobrovský, and Princess Louise of Hesse-Darmstadt. After him are Sophia Albertina, Abbess of Quedlinburg, Adam Müller, Nikolay Raevsky, Juan Ignacio Molina, Alexandre-Théodore-Victor, comte de Lameth, and James Smithson.

Others Born in 1767

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1829

Go to all Rankings

In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Adams ranks 1,770 out of 7,765Before him are Evelyn Beatrice Hall (1868), Edith Tolkien (1889), George Whitefield (1714), Peter Capaldi (1958), Jack W. Szostak (1952), and Naomie Harris (1976). After him are James Gillray (1756), Edward Balliol (1283), Augustus Pugin (1812), Bill Foulkes (1932), Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington (1673), and Keith Flint (1969).

Among EXTREMISTS In United Kingdom

Among extremists born in United Kingdom, John Adams ranks 7Before him are Emperor Norton (1818), Sawney Bean (1600), Harold Shipman (1946), Dennis Nilsen (1945), Peter Sutcliffe (1946), and Mary Ann Cotton (1832). After him are Mary Bell (1957), Guy Burgess (1911), Fred West (1941), John Haigh (1909), John Christie (1899), and John Bodkin Adams (1899).