Richard Marcinko

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Richard "Dick" Marcinko (born November 21, 1940) is a retired United States Navy officer. A retired U.S. Navy SEAL commander and Vietnam War veteran, he was the first commanding officer of SEAL Team Six. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Marcinko has received more than 1,054,165 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Richard Marcinko is the 1,366th most popular military personnel (down from 1,131st in 2019), the 6,911th most popular biography from United States and the 106th most popular American Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Richard Marcinko ranks 1,366 out of 1,466. Before her are Gustaf Dyrssen, Herbert Plumer, 1st Viscount Plumer, Eddie Rickenbacker, Oliver Hazard Perry, Abu Ali al-Anbari, and Hyman G. Rickover. After her are John Bell Hood, Malik Ambar, John Sedgwick, Antonio Luna, Nathan Hale, and Stanley A. McChrystal.

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Among people born in 1940, Richard Marcinko ranks 366Before her are Chris Menges, Mame Madior Boye, Michael Herr, Marita Petersen, Mike Beuttler, and Pilar Miró. After her are Barbara Boxer, John Warnock, Nicolae Lupescu, Arthur Alexander, Liang Guanglie, and Jürgen Kurbjuhn.

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Among people born in United States, Richard Marcinko ranks 6,911 out of 15,968. Before her are Jane Powell (1929), Gil Birmingham (1953), Jimmy Garrison (1934), Damien Chazelle (1985), David Tudor (1926), and Bill Frisell (1951). After her are John Elkann (1976), Melissa Benoist (1988), Marc Davis (1913), Meg Cabot (1967), Mark Esper (1964), and Barbara Boxer (1940).


Among military personnels born in United States, Richard Marcinko ranks 106Before her are Jacob L. Devers (1887), Moe Berg (1902), Frederick Townsend Ward (1831), Richard S. Ewell (1817), Eddie Rickenbacker (1890), and Oliver Hazard Perry (1785). After her are John Bell Hood (1831), John Sedgwick (1813), Nathan Hale (1755), Stanley A. McChrystal (1954), James Stockdale (1923), and Frank Buckles (1901).