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Omar Bradley

1893 - 1981

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Omar Nelson Bradley (February 12, 1893 – April 8, 1981) was a senior officer of the United States Army during and after World War II, rising to the rank of General of the Army. Bradley was the first chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and oversaw the U.S. military's policy-making in the Korean War. Born in Randolph County, Missouri, Bradley worked as a boilermaker before entering the United States Military Academy at West Point. He graduated from the academy in 1915 alongside Dwight D. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Omar Bradley has received more than 3,819,903 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Omar Bradley is the 266th most popular military personnel (down from 258th in 2019), the 722nd most popular biography from United States (down from 709th in 2019) and the 10th most popular American Military Personnel.

Omar Bradley was a five-star general in the United States Army. He is most famous for being a part of the D-Day invasion and the Battle of the Bulge.

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Among military personnels, Omar Bradley ranks 266 out of 1,468Before him are Svetozar Boroević, Andranik, Alois Brunner, Matthew C. Perry, Sun Bin, and Maurice Benyovszky. After him are Yermak Timofeyevich, Erich Priebke, Oenomaus, Wang Jian, Reinhard Gehlen, and Gerhard Barkhorn.

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Among people born in 1893, Omar Bradley ranks 26Before him are George Grosz, Paramahansa Yogananda, Andrés Segovia, Palmiro Togliatti, Edward Adelbert Doisy, and Harold Urey. After him are Chaim Soutine, Fritz Perls, Juana Bormann, Lillian Gish, Leslie Howard, and Mae West. Among people deceased in 1981, Omar Bradley ranks 22Before him are Béla Guttmann, Marcel Breuer, Odd Hassel, Joe Louis, Harold Urey, and William Saroyan. After him are A. J. Cronin, Samuel Barber, Georges Brassens, Joseph Murphy, Karl Böhm, and Max Delbrück.

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Among people born in United States, Omar Bradley ranks 722 out of 18,182Before him are William Saroyan (1908), Billy Graham (1918), Maya Angelou (1928), Asaph Hall (1829), Les Paul (1915), and Floyd Mayweather Jr. (1977). After him are Robert McNamara (1916), Dolly Parton (1946), Leon Cooper (1930), Roy Scheider (1932), Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867), and Robert H. Goddard (1882).


Among military personnels born in United States, Omar Bradley ranks 10Before him are Robert Peary (1856), George S. Patton (1885), Chester W. Nimitz (1885), George Armstrong Custer (1839), Paul Tibbets (1915), and Matthew C. Perry (1794). After him are John J. Pershing (1860), Albert Pike (1809), William Tecumseh Sherman (1820), Nathan Bedford Forrest (1821), Stonewall Jackson (1824), and Yonatan Netanyahu (1946).