Lewis Milestone

1895 - 1980

Lewis Milestone

Lewis Milestone (born Leib Milstein (Russian: Лейб Мильштейн); September 30, 1895 – September 25, 1980) was a Russian-American film director. He is known for directing Two Arabian Knights (1927) and All Quiet on the Western Front (1930), both of which received Academy Awards for Best Director. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lewis Milestone has received more than 186,345 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 154th most popular film director.

Memorability Metrics

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  • 60.41

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.12

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.04

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


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Among film directors, Lewis Milestone ranks 155 out of 1,305Before him are James Ivory, Lasse Hallström, Marcel Carné, William Friedkin, Joel Schumacher, and Max Ophüls. After him are Francesco Rosi, Jerzy Skolimowski, Nagisa Oshima, Abel Gance, Joris Ivens, and Claude Lanzmann.

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Among people born in 1895, Lewis Milestone ranks 59Before him are Albert Göring, André Frédéric Cournand, Lázaro Cárdenas, Pavel Sukhoi, Dorothea Lange, and Richard Barthelmess. After him are Wilhelm Kempff, Kurt Zeitzler, B. H. Liddell Hart, Wilhelm Gustloff, Vasily Blokhin, and Marcel Pagnol. Among people deceased in 1980, Lewis Milestone ranks 47Before him are John Hasbrouck Van Vleck, Alejo Carpentier, Gustav Wagner, Vinicius de Moraes, Fritz Strassmann, and Stanisława Walasiewicz. After him are Walter Dornberger, Ian Curtis, Oswald Mosley, Robert Whittaker, Yigal Allon, and Mario Bava.

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In Moldova

Among people born in Moldova, Lewis Milestone ranks 3 out of 74Before him are Semyon Timoshenko (1895) and Anton Rubinstein (1829). After him are Vladimir Voronin (1941), Emil Constantinescu (1939), Nicolae Timofti (1948), Avigdor Lieberman (1958), Mikhail Larionov (1881), Mircea Snegur (1941), Boris Kolker (1939), Vladimir Purishkevich (1870), and Iona Yakir (1896).


Among film directors born in Moldova, Lewis Milestone ranks 1After him are Kira Muratova (1934).

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