John Alcock

1892 - 1919

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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, Ireland. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Alcock has received more than 7,783 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. John Alcock is the 781st most popular military personnel (down from 680th in 2019), the 1,539th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,363rd in 2019) and the 27th most popular British Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, John Alcock ranks 781 out of 1,466Before him are Lala Şahin Pasha, Erhard Raus, Gaius Laelius, Hermann Breith, Cleitus the White, and Joseph Stilwell. After him are Yakov Pavlov, Alexander Marinesko, Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben, Hans von Obstfelder, Rudolf Schmundt, and Edward Vernon.

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Among people born in 1892, John Alcock ranks 100Before him are Helmuth Plessner, Konstantin Paustovsky, George Mountbatten, 2nd Marquess of Milford Haven, Basil Rathbone, Richard Aldington, and Hermann Breith. After him are Ivan Šubašić, Mahidol Adulyadej, James M. Cain, Charles Vanel, Takeo Takagi, and Radola Gajda. Among people deceased in 1919, John Alcock ranks 63Before him are Louis Botha, Grand Duke Dmitry Konstantinovich of Russia, Wilhelm Lehmbruck, Luigi Illica, Franz von Liszt, and Ahmed Muhtar Pasha. After him are Friedrich Naumann, William Osler, Daniel Peter, Max Heindel, Elin Danielson-Gambogi, and Mikhail Dolivo-Dobrovolsky.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, John Alcock ranks 1,539 out of 6,924Before him are Sid Watkins (1928), John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset (1404), Michael Redgrave (1908), Iain Glen (1961), James Edward Smith (1759), and Hubert Cecil Booth (1871). After him are Thomas Cole (1801), Thomas Kyd (1558), Kingsley Amis (1922), Tom Sharpe (1928), Max Mallowan (1904), and George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen (1784).


Among military personnels born in United Kingdom, John Alcock ranks 27Before him are Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald (1775), Jack Phillips (1887), Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell (1883), William Stuart-Houston (1911), Joseph Boxhall (1884), and Paddy Roy Bates (1921). After him are Edward Vernon (1684), Bertram Ramsay (1883), John French, 1st Earl of Ypres (1852), Arthur Percival (1887), Jeffery Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst (1717), and Robert Blake (1599).