Theodore Freeman

1930 - 1964

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Theodore Cordy "Ted" Freeman (February 18, 1930 – October 31, 1964), was an American aeronautical engineer, U.S. Air Force officer, test pilot, and NASA astronaut. Selected in the third group of NASA astronauts in 1963, he was killed a year later in the crash of a T-38 jet, marking the first fatality among the NASA Astronaut Corps. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Theodore Freeman has received more than 147,873 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Theodore Freeman is the 165th most popular astronaut (down from 145th in 2019), the 6,397th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,949th in 2019) and the 63rd most popular American Astronaut.

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Among astronauts, Theodore Freeman ranks 165 out of 524Before him are C. Gordon Fullerton, Henry Hartsfield, Gennady Sarafanov, Boris Morukov, Lodewijk van den Berg, and Owen Garriott. After him are Soichi Noguchi, Michael J. Adams, Claudie Haigneré, Mae Jemison, Aleksandr Kaleri, and Edward Gibson.

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Among people born in 1930, Theodore Freeman ranks 362Before him are Edoardo Sanguineti, Jean Forestier, Federico Vairo, Aleksandar Matanović, Owen Garriott, and Cristóbal Halffter. After him are John Romita Sr., Clarke Scholes, Heinz Kubsch, Michael J. Adams, Aureliano Bolognesi, and Frances Sternhagen. Among people deceased in 1964, Theodore Freeman ranks 131Before him are Lillian Copeland, Adolfo Díaz, Luiz Gervazoni, Reg Parnell, Eddie Cantor, and Edith Sitwell. After him are Werner Bergengruen, Johnny Burnette, Axel Norling, Sakari Tuomioja, Hedwig Kohn, and Ville Pörhölä.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Theodore Freeman ranks 6,397 out of 15,968Before him are Jack Wagner (1959), Erik Olin Wright (1947), Dexter Holland (1965), Sonny Boy Williamson I (1914), Joey King (1999), and Sherrill Milnes (1935). After him are Gummo Marx (1893), Paget Brewster (1969), Spencer Tunick (1967), Wesley Ruggles (1889), Don Wilson (1954), and Ron Harper (1964).

Among ASTRONAUTS In United States

Among astronauts born in United States, Theodore Freeman ranks 63Before him are Ronald McNair (1950), Douglas G. Hurley (1966), Barbara Morgan (1951), C. Gordon Fullerton (1936), Henry Hartsfield (1933), and Owen Garriott (1930). After him are Michael J. Adams (1930), Mae Jemison (1956), Edward Gibson (1936), Clifton Williams (1932), David M. Brown (1956), and Anna Lee Fisher (1949).