John Alcock

1892 - 1919

John Alcock

Captain Sir John William "Jack" Alcock (5 November 1892 – 19 December 1919) was a Royal Navy and later Royal Air Force officer who, with navigator Lieutenant Arthur Whitten Brown, piloted the first non-stop transatlantic flight from St. John's, Newfoundland to Clifden, Connemara, Ireland. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Alcock has received more than 6,647 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 677th most popular military personnel.

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Among military personnels, John Alcock ranks 680 out of 1,194Before him are Walther Nehring, Nikolai Ogarkov, Lamachus, Süleyman Hüsnü Pasha, Ludwig Yorck von Wartenburg, and Vasily Petrov. After him are Filipp Golikov, Doc Holliday, Minamoto no Yoshitomo, Mikhail Skobelev, Blas de Lezo, and Fritz Witt.

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Among people born in 1892, John Alcock ranks 94Before him are Josyf Slipyj, Jack L. Warner, Muhammad Husayn Tabatabai, Mirsaid Sultan-Galiev, Walther Nehring, and Djuna Barnes. After him are James M. Cain, Konstantin Paustovsky, Charles Vanel, Reinhold Niebuhr, Hermann Breith, and Basil Rathbone. Among people deceased in 1919, John Alcock ranks 51Before him are Vasily Chapayev, Prince John of the United Kingdom, Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia, Adolf Hurwitz, Feng Guozhang, and Adelina Patti. After him are Wilfrid Laurier, Evelyn De Morgan, Mikhail Dolivo-Dobrovolsky, Luigi Illica, Gustav Landauer, and Sophia Tolstaya.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, John Alcock ranks 1,365 out of 5,347Before him are Marc Bolan (1947), Alexander Mackenzie (1764), Michael Jackson (1942), Jeremiah Clarke (1674), Charlie Whiting (1952), and Frank Oz (1944). After him are Josiah Wedgwood (1730), David Ogilvy (1911), P. F. Strawson (1919), Johnny Clegg (1953), Ciarán Hinds (1953), and John of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Bedford (1389).


Among military personnels born in United Kingdom, John Alcock ranks 25Before him are Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell (1883), Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig (1861), Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald (1775), William Stuart-Houston (1911), Bertram Ramsay (1883), and Joseph Boxhall (1884). After him are Robert Blake (1599), Henry Allingham (1896), Paddy Roy Bates (1921), James Wolfe (1727), Arthur Percival (1887), and John Paul Jones (1747).

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