Sarah Knauss

1880 - 1999

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Sarah DeRemer Knauss (née Clark; September 24, 1880 – December 30, 1999) was an American supercentenarian. She is the oldest person ever from the United States and, on April 16, 1998, became the world's oldest living person. She is the third-oldest verified person ever, living to the age of 119 years and 97 days. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sarah Knauss has received more than 2,113,514 page views. Her biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Sarah Knauss is the 38th most popular celebrity (down from 22nd in 2019), the 1,403rd most popular biography from United States (down from 931st in 2019) and the 17th most popular American Celebrity.

Sarah Knauff is most famous for being the first woman to ski down the Eiger North Face.

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Over the past year Sarah Knauss has had the most page views in the with 166,729 views, followed by Russian (20,150), and Italian (13,555). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Arabic (133.81%), Simple English (77.04%), and Armenian (61.10%)


Among celebrities, Sarah Knauss ranks 38 out of 265Before her are Besarion Jughashvili, Blanche Monnier, Philippe Petit, Rosemary Kennedy, Don King, and Rodney King. After her are Jacques Mayol, Albert Pierrepoint, Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione, Cecilia Gallerani, Mary Mallon, and Sultan Kösen.

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Among people born in 1880, Sarah Knauss ranks 39Before her are Mohammed Alim Khan, Álvaro Obregón, Andrei Bely, Lionel Logue, Mack Sennett, and Akiba Rubinstein. After her are María de las Mercedes, Princess of Asturias, Otto Meissner, John Boyd Orr, Adam Czerniaków, Ugo Cavallero, and Alfred Einstein. Among people deceased in 1999, Sarah Knauss ranks 41Before her are Nathalie Sarraute, Gerhard Herzberg, John F. Kennedy Jr., Bernard Buffet, Amintore Fanfani, and Adolfo Bioy Casares. After her are Joe D'Amato, Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Hermine Braunsteiner, Henri, Count of Paris, George C. Scott, and Fabrizio De André.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sarah Knauss ranks 1,403 out of 20,380Before her are Josiah Warren (1798), Alfred G. Gilman (1941), William Lipscomb (1919), Solomon Northup (1808), Jack Dempsey (1895), and Robert A. Dahl (1915). After her are Peter Weller (1947), Martha Nussbaum (1947), G. Stanley Hall (1846), Alan Bean (1932), Dan Simmons (1948), and Adrien Brody (1973).

Among CELEBRITIES In United States

Among celebrities born in United States, Sarah Knauss ranks 17Before her are Myrtle Corbin (1868), Margaret Brown (1867), Peggy Guggenheim (1898), Rosemary Kennedy (1918), Don King (1931), and Rodney King (1965). After her are Kim Peek (1951), Paris Hilton (1981), Lizzie Borden (1860), Annie Oakley (1860), Edie Sedgwick (1943), and Dan Inosanto (1936).