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 452,766 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). John Keegan is the 269th most popular historian (down from 263rd in 2019), the 2,691st most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,868th in 2019) and the 27th most popular Historian.

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Among historians, John Keegan ranks 269 out of 339Before him are Léon Poliakov, Gerhard Friedrich Müller, Gerald of Wales, Donald Keene, Leo Allatius, and Maxime Rodinson. After him are Joan Wallach Scott, Quintus Claudius Quadrigarius, Gerda Lerner, Heinrich Zimmer, İlber Ortaylı, and Kurt Aland.

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Among people born in 1934, John Keegan ranks 249Before him are Zequinha, Ružica Sokić, Tengiz Sigua, Hamit Kaplan, Shirley Jones, and Harald Grønningen. After him are Yakubu Gowon, Jim Hutton, Lester R. Brown, Julio Jiménez, Paul Josef Cordes, and Horst Szymaniak. Among people deceased in 2012, John Keegan ranks 203Before him are Fang Lizhi, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Pierre Sinibaldi, Eugene Polley, Paavo Berglund, and George Knobel. After him are Simin Daneshvar, Ervin Zádor, Włodzimierz Smolarek, Ignatius IV of Antioch, Mahmoud El-Gohary, and Luis Alberto Spinetta.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Keegan ranks 2,691 out of 7,765Before him are Joely Richardson (1965), Andrew V. McLaglen (1920), George Dawe (1781), Georgette Heyer (1902), Joseph Grimaldi (1778), and Richard Marquand (1937). After him are Edward John Eyre (1815), Martin Barre (1946), Freddie Jones (1927), E. A. Wallis Budge (1857), Elizabeth Fry (1780), and Naveen Andrews (1969).

Among HISTORIANS In United Kingdom

Among historians born in United Kingdom, John Keegan ranks 27Before him are George Buchanan (1506), John Foxe (1516), Tony Judt (1948), Christopher Hill (1912), Edward Granville Browne (1862), and Gerald of Wales (1146). After him are Paul Kennedy (1945), Hugh Trevor-Roper (1914), A. J. P. Taylor (1906), Michael Mann (1942), Thomas Fuller (1608), and Richard Hoggart (1918).