John Bagot Glubb

1897 - 1986

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Lieutenant-General Sir John Bagot Glubb, KCB, CMG, DSO, OBE, MC, KStJ, KPM (16 April 1897 – 17 March 1986), known as Glubb Pasha, was a British soldier, scholar and author, who led and trained Transjordan's Arab Legion between 1939 and 1956 as its commanding general. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Bagot Glubb has received more than 312,571 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). John Bagot Glubb is the 136th most popular engineer (up from 146th in 2019), the 1,752nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,786th in 2019) and the 17th most popular British Engineer.

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Among engineers, John Bagot Glubb ranks 136 out of 325Before her are Patrick Head, Georgy Shpagin, Claude Dornier, Adrian Newey, Alexander Mozhaysky, and John Smeaton. After her are Li Kui, Yuri Kondratyuk, Eliyahu M. Goldratt, Eugene Stoner, Evgeny Paton, and Pierre Berthier.

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Among people born in 1897, John Bagot Glubb ranks 118Before her are Nisargadatta Maharaj, Štefan Tiso, Peter Högl, Marian Anderson, Lazare Ponticelli, and Emil Leon Post. After her are Yuri Kondratyuk, Otto Struve, Valentin Kataev, Bulbul, Anton Graf von Arco auf Valley, and Jesse Douglas. Among people deceased in 1986, John Bagot Glubb ranks 98Before her are Ding Ling, Phil Lynott, Roy Cohn, Jacques Henri Lartigue, Liu Bocheng, and Dick Scobee. After her are Valentin Kataev, Judith Resnik, Princess Anne of Orléans, Elisabeth Bergner, Ivan Papanin, and Artur London.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Bagot Glubb ranks 1,752 out of 6,924Before her are The Edge (1961), John Paul Jones (1747), Robert Hichens (1882), Harold Bride (1890), John Adams (1767), and Flora MacDonald (1722). After her are Nevil Shute (1899), John Watson (1946), Samuel Smiles (1812), Thomas Cavalier-Smith (1942), Tobias Smollett (1721), and Glenn Murcutt (1936).

Among ENGINEERS In United Kingdom

Among engineers born in United Kingdom, John Bagot Glubb ranks 17Before her are Robert Stephenson (1803), Charles Rolls (1877), John Loudon McAdam (1756), Patrick Head (1946), Adrian Newey (1958), and John Smeaton (1724). After her are Alexander Cunningham (1814), Hertha Ayrton (1854), William Playfair (1759), William Froude (1810), André Waterkeyn (1917), and W. Ross Ashby (1903).