Peter Pace

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Peter Pace (born November 5, 1945) is a retired United States Marine Corps general who served as the 16th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Pace was the first Marine officer appointed as chairman, and the first Marine officer to be appointed to three different four-star assignments; the others as the sixth vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from October 1, 2001, to August 12, 2005, and as Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Southern Command from September 8, 2000, to September 30, 2001. Appointed chairman by President George W. Bush, Pace succeeded U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Pace has received more than 462,220 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Peter Pace is the 1,386th most popular military personnel (down from 1,170th in 2019), the 7,471st most popular biography from United States (down from 7,352nd in 2019) and the 116th most popular American Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Peter Pace ranks 1,386 out of 1,466Before him are Arnold Jackson, Garnet Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley, Jean Baptiste Point du Sable, Christy Mathewson, James Joseph Dresnok, and Henry Halleck. After him are Isaac Brock, Edward Evans, 1st Baron Mountevans, A. P. Hill, Mohammad Ali Jafari, Chesty Puller, and Lyman Lemnitzer.

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Among people born in 1945, Peter Pace ranks 389Before him are Carlos Reinoso, Leslie West, Eric Stewart, Wolfram Löwe, Susan Tyrrell, and Odd Iversen. After him are Wyomia Tyus, Claude Barthélemy, Lloyd Kaufman, Michael Blake, Eva Janko, and Nicholas Meyer.

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Among people born in United States, Peter Pace ranks 7,471 out of 15,968Before him are Harvey Korman (1927), Hamilton Fish (1808), Glenn Morshower (1959), Henry Halleck (1815), Jenna Haze (1982), and Hayes Alan Jenkins (1933). After him are Albert Ammons (1907), David Margulies (1937), Mort Walker (1923), Ronnie Spector (1943), Big Walter Horton (1921), and Joel Chandler Harris (1848).


Among military personnels born in United States, Peter Pace ranks 116Before him are Stanley A. McChrystal (1954), James Stockdale (1923), Frank Buckles (1901), Christy Mathewson (1880), James Joseph Dresnok (1941), and Henry Halleck (1815). After him are A. P. Hill (1825), Chesty Puller (1898), Lyman Lemnitzer (1899), John F. Reynolds (1820), Earl Van Dorn (1820), and Joseph Dunford (1955).