John McAfee

1945 - 2021

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John David McAfee ( MAK-ə-fee; 18 September 1945 – 23 June 2021) was a British-American computer programmer, businessman, and two-time presidential candidate who unsuccessfully sought the Libertarian Party nomination for president of the United States in 2016 and in 2020. In 1987, he wrote the first commercial anti-virus software, founding McAfee Associates to sell his creation. He resigned in 1994 and sold his remaining stake in the company. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John McAfee has received more than 14,002,316 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia. John McAfee is the 129th most popular businessperson (down from 94th in 2019), the 917th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 698th in 2019) and the 9th most popular British Businessperson.

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  • 14M

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  • 60.24

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 40

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.28

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.58

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year John McAfee has had the most page views in the with 1,396,954 views, followed by German (114,880), and Spanish (75,495). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (508.41%), Southern Azerbaijani (65.14%), and Malagasy (51.51%)


Among businesspeople, John McAfee ranks 129 out of 847Before him are François Pinault, James Mayer de Rothschild, Hiroshi Yamauchi, Colonel Tom Parker, Ren Zhengfei, and Sam Walton. After him are Piero Ferrari, Thomas Lipton, Margaret Hamilton, Armand Peugeot, Larry Flynt, and Chaleo Yoovidhya.

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Among people born in 1945, John McAfee ranks 85Before him are Robert Sarah, George Smoot, Van Morrison, Türkan Şoray, Kim Carnes, and Bob Gunton. After him are Bob Klose, Piero Ferrari, Bubba Smith, Alexander, Crown Prince of Yugoslavia, Massimo Moratti, and Phil Jackson. Among people deceased in 2021, John McAfee ranks 71Before him are Edita Gruberová, Ion Mihai Pacepa, Hal Holbrook, Lina Wertmüller, Jean-Luc Nancy, and Pat Hitchcock. After him are Kentaro Miura, Abdul Qadeer Khan, Tamara Press, Larry Flynt, Milva, and Mamnoon Hussain.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John McAfee ranks 917 out of 8,785Before him are Anne Hyde (1637), Pat Hitchcock (1928), David I of Scotland (1084), Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom (1868), Stirling Moss (1929), and Prince Michael of Kent (1942). After him are William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne (1779), William Penn (1645), Bob Klose (1945), David Irving (1938), Thomas of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Clarence (1388), and Thomas Tallis (1502).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United Kingdom

Among businesspeople born in United Kingdom, John McAfee ranks 9Before him are Thomas Cook (1808), Bernie Ecclestone (1930), J. Bruce Ismay (1862), Richard Branson (1950), Stanley Rous (1895), and Brian Epstein (1934). After him are Thomas Lipton (1848), Ron Dennis (1947), Frank Williams (1942), Vidal Sassoon (1928), David Armstrong-Jones, 2nd Earl of Snowdon (1961), and David Icke (1952).