Mad Mike Hoare

1919 - 2020

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Thomas Michael Hoare (17 March 1919 – 2 February 2020), known as Mad Mike Hoare, was an Indian born Irish mercenary soldier who operated during the Simba rebellion, and attempted to conduct a coup d'état in the Seychelles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mad Mike Hoare has received more than 487,379 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Mad Mike Hoare is the 620th most popular military personnel, the 158th most popular biography from India and the 2nd most popular Indian Military Personnel.

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  • 67.21

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.81

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  • 2.35

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Among military personnels, Mad Mike Hoare ranks 620 out of 1,466Before him are Sergey Gorshkov, Ashraf Marwan, Mark W. Clark, Adolf Heusinger, Xu Da, and Sadao Araki. After him are Filipp Golikov, Adolf Strauss, Johan Laidoner, Wilhelm Rediess, Georg Stumme, and Abner Doubleday.

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Among people born in 1919, Mad Mike Hoare ranks 67Before him are Ryszard Kaczorowski, Licio Gelli, Maurice Herzog, Ernst Barkmann, Charles Sweeney, and Wolfgang Wagner. After him are William Lipscomb, René Barrientos, Mario Bunge, Donald J. Cram, Kiichi Miyazawa, and José Villalonga Llorente. Among people deceased in 2020, Mad Mike Hoare ranks 138Before him are Park Won-soon, Paul Goma, Benjamin Mkapa, Éva Székely, Abderrahmane Youssoufi, and Rubem Fonseca. After him are Larry Tesler, Dyanne Thorne, Mario Bunge, Abdurrahim El-Keib, Suzy Delair, and Lynn Cohen.

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In India

Among people born in India, Mad Mike Hoare ranks 158 out of 1,227Before him are Surdas (1478), Morarji Desai (1896), Chandrakirti (600), Bahadur Shah I (1643), Guru Arjan (1563), and Sai Baba of Shirdi (1835). After him are Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar (1820), Jyotirao Phule (1827), Dadabhai Naoroji (1825), Anna Leonowens (1831), Shantanu (null), and Zakir Husain (1897).


Among military personnels born in India, Mad Mike Hoare ranks 2Before him are Kim Philby (1912). After him are Baji Rao I (1700), Rash Behari Bose (1886), Orde Wingate (1903), Frederick Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts (1832), Richard O'Connor (1889), Sam Manekshaw (1914), John Hunt, Baron Hunt (1910), Kenneth Anderson (1891), and Vikram Batra (1974).