Julia Child

1912 - 2004

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Julia Carolyn Child (née McWilliams; August 15, 1912 – August 13, 2004) was an American cooking teacher, author, and television personality. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Julia Child has received more than 6,842,518 page views. Her biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Julia Child is the most popular chef, the 1,587th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,482nd in 2019) and the most popular American Chef.

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  • 6.8M

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  • 68.24

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 51

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.36

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.96

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among chefs, Julia Child ranks 1 out of 7After her are Joël Robuchon, Gordon Ramsay, Jamie Oliver, Ferran Adrià, Rachael Ray, and Floyd Cardoz.

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Among people born in 1912, Julia Child ranks 70Before her are Hermann Graf, José Ferrer, Arne Næss, A. E. van Vogt, Hugh Griffith, and Salvador Luria. After her are Lady Bird Johnson, Sohn Kee-chung, Woody Guthrie, Abbé Pierre, Marina Raskova, and Ivan Yakubovsky. Among people deceased in 2004, Julia Child ranks 52Before her are Masanori Tokita, Otto Kumm, Matthäus Hetzenauer, Raymond Goethals, John Vane, and Russ Meyer. After her are Theo van Gogh, Brian Clough, Herbert C. Brown, Richard Avedon, Elmer Bernstein, and Johnny Ramone.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Julia Child ranks 1,587 out of 15,968Before her are Lloyd Bridges (1913), Michael Connelly (1956), Joseph Cotten (1905), Robert E. Howard (1906), Axl Rose (1962), and David Caruso (1956). After her are Aaron Burr (1756), Gore Vidal (1925), Frank Drake (1930), Jeff Koons (1955), Alfred Stieglitz (1864), and George Stevens (1904).

Among CHEFS In United States

Among chefs born in United States, Julia Child ranks 1After her are Rachael Ray (1968).