Nathan Homer Knorr

1905 - 1977

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Nathan Homer Knorr (April 23, 1905 – June 8, 1977) was the third president of the incorporated Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society, becoming so on January 13, 1942, replacing Joseph Franklin Rutherford, who had served in the position since 1917. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nathan Homer Knorr has received more than 135,937 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Nathan Homer Knorr is the 1,294th most popular religious figure (down from 1,216th in 2019), the 2,691st most popular biography from United States (down from 2,423rd in 2019) and the 19th most popular American Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Nathan Homer Knorr ranks 1,294 out of 2,272Before him are Lanfranc, Düsum Khyenpa, 1st Karmapa Lama, Bartholomeus Anglicus, Alexandre do Nascimento, Yijing, and William Levada. After him are Jānis Pujats, Agostino Vallini, Daniele Comboni, Justo Gallego Martínez, Ad-Darazi, and Severus of Antioch.

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Among people born in 1905, Nathan Homer Knorr ranks 103Before him are Maria von Trapp, Karl Rappan, Franjo Šeper, Franz König, Karl Amadeus Hartmann, and Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed. After him are Louis Harold Gray, Gareth Jones, Edgar Snow, Dhyan Chand, Hiroshi Inagaki, and Joseph Bonanno. Among people deceased in 1977, Nathan Homer Knorr ranks 80Before him are James M. Cain, Hamida Djandoubi, Samael Aun Weor, Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, Oskar Klein, and Taqi al-Din al-Nabhani. After him are Pierre Clastres, Džemal Bijedić, Zózimo, Edmund Veesenmayer, Miloš Crnjanski, and Delmer Daves.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Nathan Homer Knorr ranks 2,691 out of 15,968Before him are Steve Perry (1949), Eddie Adams (1933), Sixto Rodriguez (1942), Marcia Gay Harden (1959), Xander Berkeley (1955), and William Levada (1936). After him are Cissy Houston (1933), Dinah Washington (1924), Edward Herrmann (1943), Linda Kozlowski (1958), Terry Crews (1968), and James E. Webb (1906).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United States

Among religious figures born in United States, Nathan Homer Knorr ranks 19Before him are Henry Molaison (1926), Madalyn Murray O'Hair (1919), Angelo Dundee (1921), William M. Branham (1909), David Wilkerson (1931), and William Levada (1936). After him are Frederick William Franz (1893), Ellen Church (1904), Raymond Leo Burke (1948), Samuel Wilson (1766), Charles Fox Parham (1873), and Don Alden Adams (1925).