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Simon Bolivar Buckner Jr.

1886 - 1945

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Simon Bolivar Buckner Jr. ( SY-mən BOL-i-vər BUK-nər; July 18, 1886 – June 18, 1945) was a lieutenant general in the United States Army during World War II who served in the Pacific Theater. As commanding general of Alaska Defense Command, Buckner commanded American-Canadian forces in the Aleutian Islands campaign, including the Battle of Attu and the Kiska Expedition. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Simon Bolivar Buckner Jr. has received more than 713,519 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Simon Bolivar Buckner Jr. is the 780th most popular military personnel (down from 721st in 2019), the 2,435th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,273rd in 2019) and the 37th most popular American Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Simon Bolivar Buckner Jr. ranks 780 out of 1,468Before him are Walter Heitz, Lothar von Arnauld de la Perière, Gordon Gollob, Stepa Stepanović, Sanada Masayuki, and Wilhelm Adam. After him are Hyacinth Graf Strachwitz, Vladimir Gelfand, Yekaterina Budanova, Gunichi Mikawa, Nureddin Pasha, and Dietrich von Saucken.

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Among people born in 1886, Simon Bolivar Buckner Jr. ranks 81Before him are Walter H. Schottky, Yevgeni Preobrazhensky, Amédée Ozenfant, Henry H. Arnold, Lothar von Arnauld de la Perière, and Edwin Fischer. After him are Sessue Hayakawa, Manuel Ponce, Stefania Wilczyńska, Ernst Robert Curtius, Princess Patricia of Connaught, and Olga Rozanova. Among people deceased in 1945, Simon Bolivar Buckner Jr. ranks 133Before him are Matthias Kleinheisterkamp, Alexander Siloti, Hajime Sugiyama, Leonardo Conti, Eduard Bloch, and Joseph Darnand. After him are Zinaida Gippius, Hans von Dohnanyi, Duy Tân, Korechika Anami, Julius Dorpmüller, and Eduard Wirths.

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Among people born in United States, Simon Bolivar Buckner Jr. ranks 2,435 out of 18,182Before him are Clarissa Pinkola Estés (1945), Craig Venter (1946), Melissa Leo (1960), George Reeves (1914), Carl Perkins (1932), and Elijah Wood (1981). After him are Terry Crews (1968), Sofia Coppola (1971), Joseph Kittinger (1928), Leo Ryan (1925), Felicity Huffman (1962), and Robert J. Van de Graaff (1901).


Among military personnels born in United States, Simon Bolivar Buckner Jr. ranks 37Before him are Abner Doubleday (1819), Frank Jack Fletcher (1885), Paul Revere (1735), Doc Holliday (1851), James Bowie (1796), and Henry H. Arnold (1886). After him are Philip Sheridan (1831), Charlie Wilson (1933), George B. McClellan (1826), David Farragut (1801), Joseph E. Johnston (1807), and Alexander Haig (1924).