Pat Garrett

1850 - 1908

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Patrick Floyd Jarvis Garrett (June 5, 1850 – February 29, 1908) was an American Old West lawman, bartender and customs agent known for killing Billy the Kid. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pat Garrett has received more than 2,815,476 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Pat Garrett is the 1,113th most popular religious figure (down from 736th in 2019), the 1,874th most popular biography from United States (down from 942nd in 2019) and the 9th most popular American Religious Figure.

Pat Garrett was most famous for being a lawman in the Old West. He was the sheriff of Lincoln County, New Mexico, and was the man who killed Billy the Kid.

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  • 3.19

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Among religious figures, Pat Garrett ranks 1,113 out of 3,187Before him are Eustathius of Antioch, Amenirdis II, Stephen Harding, Ulrich of Augsburg, Beatus of Liébana, and Adam Rainer. After him are Ibn Asakir, Nicholas of Japan, Emma Morano, Franz Jägerstätter, Saint Marcella, and Julian the Hospitaller.

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Among people born in 1850, Pat Garrett ranks 31Before him are Victoriano Huerta, Mikhail Chigorin, William Morris Davis, Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich of Russia, Ivan Vazov, and Abdul Rahman bin Faisal Al Saud. After him are Jack Daniel, Ebenezer Howard, Pavel Axelrod, Giuseppe Mercalli, Zdeněk Fibich, and Marcelo H. del Pilar. Among people deceased in 1908, Pat Garrett ranks 24Before him are Ferdinand IV, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Wilhelm Busch, Mikhail Chigorin, Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich of Russia, Enomoto Takeaki, and Henry Campbell-Bannerman. After him are Jonas Lie, Nikolay Pavlovich Ignatyev, Khudiram Bose, John of Kronstadt, Dersu Uzala, and Eduard Zeller.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Pat Garrett ranks 1,874 out of 20,380Before him are Stacy Keach (1941), Henry Lee Lucas (1936), Megan Fox (1986), Ben Carson (1951), Robert Ryan (1909), and Edward Albee (1928). After him are Pat Riley (1945), Betty Grable (1916), Carson McCullers (1917), Tony Shalhoub (1953), Walter A. Shewhart (1891), and Richard R. Schrock (1945).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United States

Among religious figures born in United States, Pat Garrett ranks 9Before him are Charles Taze Russell (1852), Billy Graham (1918), John Mott (1865), William Miller (1782), Rose Kennedy (1890), and Joseph Franklin Rutherford (1869). After him are Maria Branyas (1907), Henry Molaison (1926), Lillian Asplund (1906), Paul Marcinkus (1922), William M. Branham (1909), and Marie Laveau (1801).