Tim Peake

1972 - Today

Tim Peake

Major Timothy Nigel Peake (born 7 April 1972) is a British Army Air Corps officer, European Space Agency astronaut and a former International Space Station (ISS) crew member. He is the first British ESA astronaut, the second astronaut to bear a flag of the United Kingdom patch (the first was Helen Sharman, who visited Mir as part of Project Juno in 1991), the sixth person born in the United Kingdom to go on board the International Space Station (the first was NASA astronaut Michael Foale in 2003) and the seventh UK-born person in space. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tim Peake has received more than 1,246,110 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 495th most popular astronaut.

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Among astronauts, Tim Peake ranks 504 out of 501Before him are Sidney M. Gutierrez, Nick Hague, Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger, Stephen Frick, Stephen S. Oswald, and Stanley G. Love. After him are Gregory R. Wiseman, Bernard A. Harris Jr., Paul W. Richards, James Dutton, Robert Satcher, and Kjell N. Lindgren.

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Among people born in 1972, Tim Peake ranks 665Before him are Elvis Stojko, Egil Østenstad, Cléber Eduardo Arado, Stephen Barclay, Stan Lazaridis, and Mark Davis. After him are Taeko Kawasumi, Hideaki Mori, Wayne Brady, Katsuhiro Minamoto, Jiro Takeda, and Akira Ito.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Tim Peake ranks 4,771 out of 5,347Before him are Mo Johnston (1963), Pixie Lott (1991), Noel Clarke (1975), Omar Abdullah (1970), Darius Vassell (1980), and Mark Wright (1963). After him are Allan McGregor (1982), David Vaughan (1983), Nick Pope (1992), Kyle Lafferty (1987), Lauren Bennett (1989), and Joe Ledley (1987).

Among ASTRONAUTS In United Kingdom

Among astronauts born in United Kingdom, Tim Peake ranks 6Before him are Piers Sellers (1955), Michael Foale (1957), Helen Sharman (1963), Gregory H. Johnson (1962), and Nicholas Patrick (1964).