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John Alcock

1892 - 1919

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Captain Sir John William Alcock (5 November 1892 – 19 December 1919) was a British 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, Ireland in June 1919. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Alcock has received more than 8,690 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). John Alcock is the 1,011th most popular military personnel (down from 781st in 2019), the 1,917th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,537th in 2019) and the 44th most popular British Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, John Alcock ranks 1,011 out of 1,468Before him are Otto Ciliax, John Paul Jones, Pierre André de Suffren, Max von Gallwitz, Gregor MacGregor, and Bardas Phokas the Younger. After him are Nadezhda Durova, François Séverin Marceau, Charles-Denis Bourbaki, Yazid ibn Abi Sufyan, François-Paul Brueys d'Aigalliers, and Grigory Shtern.

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Among people born in 1892, John Alcock ranks 128Before him are Adolf Ziegler, Walter Krüger, Juan Belmonte, James Forrestal, Liu Bocheng, and Branislaw Tarashkyevich. After him are Yi Kwang-su, Charles Nungesser, Robert Watson-Watt, Sayed Darwish, Alberto Bayo, and Joseph Szigeti. Among people deceased in 1919, John Alcock ranks 75Before him are Karl Brugmann, Itagaki Taisuke, Max Heindel, Wilhelm Lehmbruck, Michel Théato, and Luigi Illica. After him are Elin Danielson-Gambogi, Szymon Winawer, László Mednyánszky, Adolf Schmal, Vera Kholodnaya, and Alexander Izvolsky.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, John Alcock ranks 1,917 out of 7,765Before him are John Dollond (1706), John Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe (1859), Robert Smith (1959), Edith Pargeter (1913), Neil Tennant (1954), and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (1984). After him are Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery (1847), Willibald (700), Alfred Fowler (1868), Damon Albarn (1968), William Congreve (1670), and Cuthbert (635).


Among military personnels born in United Kingdom, John Alcock ranks 44Before him are John Fastolf (1380), Arthur Percival (1887), Henry Tandey (1891), William Howe, 5th Viscount Howe (1729), John Paul Jones (1747), and Gregor MacGregor (1786). After him are Captain Tom (1920), Henry Allingham (1896), James Wolfe (1727), Claude Auchinleck (1884), David Beatty, 1st Earl Beatty (1871), and Hugh Dowding (1882).