Richard N. Richards

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Richard Noel "Dick" Richards (born August 24, 1946), (Capt, USN, Ret.), is a retired American naval officer and aviator, test pilot, chemical engineer, and a former NASA astronaut. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard N. Richards has received more than 67,089 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Richard N. Richards is the 401st most popular astronaut (up from 454th in 2019), the 14,015th most popular biography from United States (up from 14,368th in 2019) and the 199th most popular American Astronaut.

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  • 67k

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  • 38.03

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.19

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.94

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Richard N. Richards by language

Over the past year Richard N. Richards has had the most page views in the with 7,585 views, followed by Russian (816), and French (590). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Hebrew (125.00%), Egyptian Arabic (76.09%), and Czech (57.78%)


Among astronauts, Richard N. Richards ranks 401 out of 556Before him are Clayton Anderson, Wang Yaping, Helen Sharman, Jerome Apt, Roy D. Bridges Jr., and Robert Henry Lawrence Jr.. After him are Mario Runco Jr., Mark L. Polansky, Byron K. Lichtenberg, Daniel W. Bursch, Shannon Walker, and Karen Nyberg.

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Among people born in 1946, Richard N. Richards ranks 799Before him are Mel Martínez, Paul Herman, Manfred Stengl, King Sunny Adé, Barbara Lee, and John Hollins. After him are F. Drew Gaffney, David Sadler, Sverre Kjelsberg, Malcolm Rifkind, Christopher Malcolm, and Ed Schafer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard N. Richards ranks 14,015 out of 20,380Before him are Chuck Stevenson (1919), Ti-Grace Atkinson (1938), Gabriel Iglesias (1976), Ben Nighthorse Campbell (1933), Melody (1982), and Stacy Dragila (1971). After him are Nick Calathes (1989), Jason Wiles (1970), Steven Strait (1986), Lyle Talbot (1902), Maggie Roswell (1952), and Jake Wesley Rogers (1996).

Among ASTRONAUTS In United States

Among astronauts born in United States, Richard N. Richards ranks 199Before him are Brent W. Jett Jr. (1958), Michael R. Clifford (1952), Clayton Anderson (1959), Jerome Apt (1949), Roy D. Bridges Jr. (1943), and Robert Henry Lawrence Jr. (1935). After him are Mario Runco Jr. (1952), Mark L. Polansky (1956), Byron K. Lichtenberg (1948), Daniel W. Bursch (1957), Shannon Walker (1965), and Karen Nyberg (1969).