Robert Peary

1856 - 1920

Robert Peary

Robert Edwin Peary Sr. (; May 6, 1856 – February 20, 1920) was an American explorer and United States Navy officer who made several expeditions to the Arctic in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Peary has received more than 608,474 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 111th most popular military personnel.

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Among military personnels, Robert Peary ranks 111 out of 1,194Before him are Louis-Nicolas Davout, Theodor Eicke, Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist, Narses, Saigō Takamori, and Zhou Yu. After him are Nero Claudius Drusus, Semyon Timoshenko, Vasily Chuikov, Perdiccas, Ludwig Beck, and Antipater.

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Among people born in 1856, Robert Peary ranks 10Before him are Woodrow Wilson, Philippe Pétain, J. J. Thomson, Louis Sullivan, Frederick Winslow Taylor, and Archduchess Gisela of Austria. After him are Napoléon, Prince Imperial, Georgi Plekhanov, Emil Kraepelin, Tongzhi Emperor, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, and Ivan Franko. Among people deceased in 1920, Robert Peary ranks 7Before him are Max Weber, Amedeo Modigliani, Srinivasa Ramanujan, Wilhelm Wundt, Peter Carl Fabergé, and Eugénie de Montijo. After him are Alexander Kolchak, Max Bruch, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Anders Zorn, Alexander of Greece, and John Reed.

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Among people born in United States, Robert Peary ranks 299 out of 12,171Before him are Tim Cook (1960), Andrew Johnson (1808), James A. Garfield (1831), Henry James (1843), Susan Sarandon (1946), and Charles Francis Richter (1900). After him are Buffalo Bill (1846), Cameron Diaz (1972), Ben Affleck (1972), William Jennings Bryan (1860), Ralph Lauren (1939), and Henry Clay (1777).


Among military personnels born in United States, Robert Peary ranks 3Before him are Douglas MacArthur (1880) and George S. Patton (1885). After him are George Armstrong Custer (1839), Robert E. Lee (1807), Desmond Doss (1919), Paul Tibbets (1915), Chester W. Nimitz (1885), Matthew C. Perry (1794), Omar Bradley (1893), John J. Pershing (1860), and Richard Winters (1918).

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