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Peter Arnett

1934 - Today

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Peter Gregg Arnett (born 13 November 1934) is a New Zealand-born American journalist. He is known for his coverage of the Vietnam War and the Gulf War. He was awarded the 1966 Pulitzer Prize in International Reporting for his work in Vietnam from 1962 to 1965, mostly reporting for the Associated Press. Arnett also worked for National Geographic magazine, and later for various television networks, most notably for nearly two decades at CNN. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Arnett has received more than 482,989 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Peter Arnett is the 526th most popular social activist (down from 454th in 2019), the 95th most popular biography from New Zealand (down from 84th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular New Zealander Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Peter Arnett ranks 526 out of 538Before him are Mario Savio, Ales Bialiatski, Elizaveta Glinka, Jared Taylor, Albertina Sisulu, and Roger Stone. After him are Chen Guangcheng, William Smith O'Brien, Oinikhol Bobonazarova, Ingrid Newkirk, Frank Kameny, and Jan Egeland.

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Among people born in 1934, Peter Arnett ranks 461Before him are Shyam Benegal, Bernard Chiarelli, George Follmer, Bengt Nilsson, Ken Matthews, and Sydney Schanberg. After him are Shirley Scott, Nidal Al Achkar, Ed Flanders, Peter Ashdown, Carl Levin, and Noel Harrison.

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In New Zealand

Among people born in New Zealand, Peter Arnett ranks 95 out of 248Before him are John Dew (1948), Jenny Shipley (1952), Jemaine Clement (1974), Silvia Cartwright (1943), Neil Finn (1958), and Jed Brophy (1963). After him are Winston Peters (1945), Richard Pearse (1877), Dean O'Gorman (1976), Kerry Fox (1966), Arthur Porritt, Baron Porritt (1900), and Keith Holyoake (1904).


Among social activists born in New Zealand, Peter Arnett ranks 2Before him are Nancy Wake (1912).