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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 267,969 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. John Hunt, Baron Hunt is the 1,562nd most popular military personnel (down from 1,420th in 2019), the 675th most popular biography from India (down from 620th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Indian Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, John Hunt, Baron Hunt ranks 1,562 out of 1,468Before him are Daniel Harvey Hill, Thomas Picton, Julian Byng, 1st Viscount Byng of Vimy, Albert Ball, Joseph Dunford, and Abu Omar al-Shishani. After him are Thomas C. Hart, Willis Augustus Lee, John Schofield, James L. Jones, Edmund Kirby Smith, and Suheil al-Hassan.

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Among people born in 1910, John Hunt, Baron Hunt ranks 320Before him are Jane Bell, Mario Alborta, Hilda Strike, Jack Shea, Gordon B. Hinckley, and Alois Schnabel. After him are Francis Johnson, Lucky Dube, Peter Hirt, Gavino Matta, Carl Knowles, and Jack Lovelock. Among people deceased in 1998, John Hunt, Baron Hunt ranks 256Before him are Jane Bell, Aleksey Spiridonov, Ran Laurie, Louis Hostin, Charles Sibley, and Jackie Blanchflower. After him are Duncan White, Fred Davis, Jesús Loroño, Tommy Flowers, Norman Fell, and Daniel Massey.

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Among people born in India, John Hunt, Baron Hunt ranks 675 out of 1,493Before him are Juhi Chawla (1967), Govinda (1963), V. K. Krishna Menon (1896), Mumtaz (1947), Sumitra Mahajan (1943), and Dawood Ibrahim (1955). After him are Rakesh Roshan (1949), Pratibha Ray (1944), R. H. Tawney (1880), Radhanath Sikdar (1813), Salmaan Taseer (1944), and Nirmala Deshpande (1929).


Among military personnels born in India, John Hunt, Baron Hunt ranks 11Before him are Mad Mike Hoare (1919), Frederick Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts (1832), Orde Wingate (1903), Bipin Rawat (1958), John Frost (1912), and Sam Manekshaw (1914). After him are Kenneth Anderson (1891) and Vikram Batra (1974).