John Hunt, Baron Hunt

1910 - 1998

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Brigadier Henry Cecil John Hunt, Baron Hunt, (22 June 1910 – 7 November 1998), styled as Sir John Hunt from 1953 to 1966, was a British Army officer who is best known as the leader of the successful 1953 British Expedition to Mount Everest. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Hunt, Baron Hunt has received more than 219,761 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. John Hunt, Baron Hunt is the 1,420th most popular military personnel, the 621st most popular biography from India and the 9th most popular Indian Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, John Hunt, Baron Hunt ranks 1,420 out of 1,466Before him are John C. Pemberton, Frederic Thesiger, 2nd Baron Chelmsford, Frederick E. Morgan, Leonidas Polk, John Dill, and Sir Henry Wilson, 1st Baronet. After him are William J. Hardee, Andy McNab, Daniel Harvey Hill, John Buford, Abu Omar al-Shishani, and Julian Byng, 1st Viscount Byng of Vimy.

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Among people born in 1910, John Hunt, Baron Hunt ranks 285Before him are Jimmy Murphy, Tom Richards, Jack Carson, Nathan Jacobson, Lucky Dube, and Jack Lovelock. After him are Dolly Haas, Mae Clarke, David Lack, Vere Bird, Govan Mbeki, and Bill Pickering. Among people deceased in 1998, John Hunt, Baron Hunt ranks 230Before him are Justin Fashanu, Tommy Flowers, Norman Fell, Reidar Kvammen, James Lighthill, and Richard Denning. After him are Dan Osman, Gennady Yevryuzhikhin, Daniel Massey, Binnie Barnes, Duncan White, and Boris Tatushin.

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In India

Among people born in India, John Hunt, Baron Hunt ranks 621 out of 1,227Before him are Ismat Chughtai (1915), Mumtaz (1947), Mamoni Raisom Goswami (1942), Govinda (1963), Tarsem Singh (1961), and Salmaan Taseer (1944). After him are Charles Sturt (1795), Anna Chandy (1905), Javed Akhtar (1945), Gopinath Bordoloi (1890), Asha Parekh (1942), and Veerappan (1952).


Among military personnels born in India, John Hunt, Baron Hunt ranks 9Before him are Baji Rao I (1700), Rash Behari Bose (1886), Orde Wingate (1903), Frederick Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts (1832), Richard O'Connor (1889), and Sam Manekshaw (1914). After him are Kenneth Anderson (1891) and Vikram Batra (1974).