John Keegan

1934 - 2012

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Sir John Desmond Patrick Keegan (15 May 1934 – 2 August 2012) was an English military historian, lecturer, writer and journalist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Keegan has received more than 414,282 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). John Keegan is the 263rd most popular historian (down from 248th in 2019), the 2,870th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,910th in 2019) and the 27th most popular British Historian.

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Among historians, John Keegan ranks 263 out of 341Before him are Mikhail Pogodin, William H. McNeill, Gerhard Friedrich Müller, Gustave Lanson, J. B. Bury, and A. J. P. Taylor. After him are Dino Compagni, Ernest Lavisse, Henrik Gabriel Porthan, Heinrich Ewald, Mikhail Artamonov, and Peter Gay.

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Among people born in 1934, John Keegan ranks 262Before him are Jacek Kuroń, Lucien Clergue, Turan Dursun, Enrique Mateos, Tom Heinsohn, and James Franciscus. After him are Ian Abercrombie, Jack Colvin, Ludvig Faddeev, Alois Mock, Kamala Surayya, and Lee Friedlander. Among people deceased in 2012, John Keegan ranks 228Before him are Mike Wallace, Gerry Anderson, Xenia Stad-de Jong, Luis Alberto Spinetta, Sherman Hemsley, and Florence Green. After him are Andy Griffith, Ian Abercrombie, Jack Taylor, Richard Lynch, Maeve Binchy, and Vladimir Krutov.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Keegan ranks 2,870 out of 6,924Before him are Ronald Knox (1888), Lawrence Oates (1880), Joseph Bramah (1748), Jim Sturgess (1978), Sol Campbell (1974), and Prince Edward, Duke of York and Albany (1739). After him are Ian Hunter (1939), Steve Marriott (1947), Chris Barber (1930), Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury (1621), Eleanor Farjeon (1881), and Alexander Wilson (1766).

Among HISTORIANS In United Kingdom

Among historians born in United Kingdom, John Keegan ranks 27Before him are William of Malmesbury (1080), Edward Granville Browne (1862), Gerald of Wales (1146), George Buchanan (1506), Christopher Hill (1912), and A. J. P. Taylor (1906). After him are William Robertson (1721), Hugh Trevor-Roper (1914), Frances Yates (1899), Paul Kennedy (1945), Timothy Garton Ash (1955), and Richard Hoggart (1918).