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John T. Scopes

1900 - 1970

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John Thomas Scopes (August 3, 1900 – October 21, 1970) was a teacher in Dayton, Tennessee, who was charged on May 5, 1925, with violating Tennessee's Butler Act, which prohibited the teaching of human evolution in Tennessee schools. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John T. Scopes has received more than 573,718 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). John T. Scopes is the 2,515th most popular religious figure (down from 2,119th in 2019), the 10,170th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,442nd in 2019) and the 79th most popular American Religious Figure.

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  • 18

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  • 3.42

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Among religious figures, John T. Scopes ranks 2,515 out of 2,238Before him are George Grove, William Morgan, John Ogilvie, Thomas Cooray, William Dunbar, and Pope Celadion of Alexandria. After him are Walter Rauschenbusch, Gaudencio Rosales, Anders Wejryd, Simon Pimenta, Tris Speaker, and Dan Osman.

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Among people born in 1900, John T. Scopes ranks 280Before him are Clarence Pinkston, John McEwen, Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, Malvina Reynolds, Giuseppe Crivelli, and Gladys Egan. After him are Charles Farrell, Arnold Orville Beckman, Roberto Grau, Andy Auld, Renata Viganò, and Mark Sandrich. Among people deceased in 1970, John T. Scopes ranks 228Before him are William Hopper, Anita Louise, Richard Hofstadter, Okuro Oikawa, Marjorie Rambeau, and Booker Ervin. After him are Earl Hooker, William Daniels, Máirtín Ó Cadhain, Maurice Stokes, Charles Olson, and Preston Foster.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John T. Scopes ranks 10,170 out of 18,182Before him are Alex Chilton (1950), Greg Graffin (1964), Carl Laemmle Jr. (1908), Jim Neidhart (1955), Eddie Lang (1902), and Donald Faison (1974). After him are Sydney Tamiia Poitier (1973), Didi Conn (1951), Earl Hooker (1930), Dan Fogelberg (1951), Rick Ross (1976), and Ryan Stiles (1959).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United States

Among religious figures born in United States, John T. Scopes ranks 79Before him are John Carroll (1735), Justin Francis Rigali (1935), James Gibbons (1834), John McCloskey (1810), Les Clark (1907), and Blanche Barton (1961). After him are Walter Rauschenbusch (1861), Tris Speaker (1888), Dan Osman (1963), Avery Dulles (1918), Edward Egan (1932), and William Cameron Townsend (1896).