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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 remains as the third-oldest well-documented 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 1,916,750 page views. Her biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Sarah Knauss is the 23rd most popular celebrity (up from 33rd in 2019), the 931st most popular biography from United States (up from 1,412th in 2019) and the 9th 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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Among celebrities, Sarah Knauss ranks 23 out of 181Before her are Monica Lewinsky, Philippe Petit, Anna Anderson, Rosalia Lombardo, Margaret Brown, and Dodi Fayed. After her are Marie Duplessis, Peggy Guggenheim, Mehran Karimi Nasseri, Don King, Rodney King, and Jacques Mayol.

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Among people born in 1880, Sarah Knauss ranks 28Before her are H. L. Mencken, Ze'ev Jabotinsky, Alexander Blok, Bruno Taut, Michel Fokine, and Lionel Logue. After her are Vajiravudh, Kuniaki Koiso, Mohammed Alim Khan, Giuseppe Moscati, Paul Ehrenfest, and Milan Rastislav Štefánik. Among people deceased in 1999, Sarah Knauss ranks 26Before her are Jerzy Grotowski, Joe DiMaggio, Dirk Bogarde, Akio Morita, Glenn T. Seaborg, and Arthur Leonard Schawlow. After her are Trygve Haavelmo, Muhammad Nasiruddin al-Albani, Julius Nyerere, Anatoliy Solovianenko, Mary Ainsworth, and Hélder Câmara.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sarah Knauss ranks 931 out of 18,182Before her are Billy Joel (1949), Jerry Goldsmith (1929), Neale Donald Walsch (1943), David Lee (1931), Otis Redding (1941), and Tony Bennett (1926). After her are Ray Tomlinson (1941), Jennifer Connelly (1970), William Hurt (1950), Ambrose Bierce (1842), Louise Fletcher (1934), and Whoopi Goldberg (1955).

Among CELEBRITIES In United States

Among celebrities born in United States, Sarah Knauss ranks 9Before her are Robert Wadlow (1918), Buffalo Bill (1846), Black Dahlia (1924), Jon Brower Minnoch (1941), Monica Lewinsky (1973), and Margaret Brown (1867). After her are Peggy Guggenheim (1898), Don King (1931), Rodney King (1965), Kim Kardashian (1980), Rosemary Kennedy (1918), and Edie Sedgwick (1943).