Mark W. Clark

1896 - 1984

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Mark Wayne Clark (May 1, 1896 – April 17, 1984) was a United States Army officer who saw service during World War I, World War II, and the Korean War. He was the youngest four-star general in the US Army during World War II. During World War I, he was a company commander and served in France in 1918, as a 22-year-old captain, where he was seriously wounded by shrapnel. After the war, the future US Army Chief of Staff, General George C. Marshall, noticed Clark's abilities. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mark W. Clark has received more than 811,227 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Mark W. Clark is the 616th most popular military personnel (down from 597th in 2019), the 1,907th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,826th in 2019) and the 28th most popular American Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Mark W. Clark ranks 616 out of 1,466Before him are Lei Feng, Julius von Payer, Oda Nobuhide, Rüdiger von der Goltz, Sergey Gorshkov, and Ashraf Marwan. After him are Adolf Heusinger, Xu Da, Sadao Araki, Mad Mike Hoare, Filipp Golikov, and Adolf Strauss.

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Among people born in 1896, Mark W. Clark ranks 75Before him are Dimitri Mitropoulos, William A. Wellman, Morarji Desai, Heo Jeong, Mao Dun, and Henri de Lubac. After him are Ville Ritola, Otto Hofmann, Agustín Muñoz Grandes, Wilhelm Ackermann, Ruth Gordon, and Aspasia Manos. Among people deceased in 1984, Mark W. Clark ranks 58Before him are Stanislaw Ulam, Andy Kaufman, Yigael Yadin, Kim Sung-gan, Raoul Salan, and Motoo Tatsuhara. After him are Branko Ćopić, Lee Krasner, Richard Brautigan, Marcel Janco, Jerzy Popiełuszko, and Rodrigo Lara.

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Among people born in United States, Mark W. Clark ranks 1,907 out of 15,968Before him are Walter Mondale (1928), Bobby McFerrin (1950), Drew Barrymore (1975), Hayden White (1928), Billy Zane (1966), and Daniel Nathans (1928). After him are Dorothy Malone (1924), Frank Stella (1936), Jeffrey Dean Morgan (1966), Linda Lee Cadwell (1945), Roger Ailes (1940), and Marion Zimmer Bradley (1930).


Among military personnels born in United States, Mark W. Clark ranks 28Before him are Stonewall Jackson (1824), Chris Kyle (1974), James Bowie (1796), Husband E. Kimmel (1882), Paul Revere (1735), and Charles Sweeney (1919). After him are Abner Doubleday (1819), Frank Jack Fletcher (1885), Nathan Bedford Forrest (1821), Charlie Wilson (1933), Simon Bolivar Buckner Jr. (1886), and P. G. T. Beauregard (1818).