Nathanael Greene

1742 - 1786

Nathanael Greene

Nathanael Greene (August 7 [O.S. July 27] 1742 – June 19, 1786, sometimes misspelled Nathaniel) was a major general of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War. He emerged from the war with a reputation as General George Washington's most gifted and dependable officer, and is known for his successful command in the southern theater of the war. Born into a prosperous Quaker family in Warwick, Rhode Island, Greene became active in the resistance to British revenue policies in the early 1770s and helped establish the Kentish Guards, a state militia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nathanael Greene has received more than 1,050,115 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,069th most popular military personnel.

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Among military personnels, Nathanael Greene ranks 1,072 out of 1,194Before him are Hamazasp Babadzhanian, Felix Graf von Bothmer, George Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney, Aleksandr Baryatinsky, Christopher Cradock, and Ivan Tyulenev. After him are Lawrence Oates, Tom Phillips, William D. Leahy, Thomas Gage, Ziba Ganiyeva, and J. E. B. Stuart.

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Among people born in 1742, Nathanael Greene ranks 18Before him are François Laurent d'Arlandes, Pōmare I, Anders Jahan Retzius, Joseph Brant, Félix de Azara, and Jean Baptiste François Pierre Bulliard. After him are David Bushnell and James Wilson. Among people deceased in 1786, Nathanael Greene ranks 15Before him are Tokugawa Ieharu, Eva Ekeblad, Antonio Sacchini, Thomas Wright, John Byron, and Pierre Poivre. After him are Princess Amelia of Great Britain and Gaspar de Portolá.

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Among people born in United States, Nathanael Greene ranks 4,341 out of 12,171Before him are Chadwick Boseman (1977), Simon Helberg (1980), Alexander Mackendrick (1912), Chick Webb (1905), Paul Thomas Anderson (1970), and Mary Wickes (1910). After him are Tad Williams (1957), Sylvester (1947), Robert Parish (1953), Frederick Jackson Turner (1861), Valerie Perrine (1943), and Jude Ciccolella (1947).


Among military personnels born in United States, Nathanael Greene ranks 64Before him are Joseph Hooker (1814), Nelson A. Miles (1839), Eddie Slovik (1920), Theodore Roosevelt Jr. (1887), Monte Melkonian (1957), and Robert Anderson (1805). After him are William D. Leahy (1875), J. E. B. Stuart (1833), Albert Sidney Johnston (1803), William Calley (1943), Christine Jorgensen (1926), and Braxton Bragg (1817).

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