Tim Peake

1972 - Today

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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 1,369,856 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Tim Peake is the 517th most popular astronaut (down from 505th in 2019), the 6,014th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,769th in 2019) and the 6th most popular British Astronaut.

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Among astronauts, Tim Peake ranks 517 out of 524Before him are Jeanette J. Epps, Sidney M. Gutierrez, Stanley G. Love, Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger, Stephen S. Oswald, and Alvin Drew. After him are Stephen Frick, Gregory R. Wiseman, Bernard A. Harris Jr., Paul W. Richards, James Dutton, and Andrew R. Morgan.

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Among people born in 1972, Tim Peake ranks 808Before him are Takaya Oishi, Chris Tomlin, Zoya Akhtar, Stephen Barclay, Franck Boidin, and Fergal O'Brien. After him are Kevin Downes, Bounty Killer, Hideki Yoshioka, Denílson Antônio Paludo, Norihiro Satsukawa, and Hiroshi Sato.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Tim Peake ranks 6,014 out of 6,924Before him are Lucy Griffiths (1986), Steven Naismith (1986), Afshan Azad (1988), Stephen Barclay (1972), Billy Sharp (1986), and Michael Thomas (1967). After him are Luke Young (1979), Charlie Nicholas (1961), Rob Lee (1966), Patrick McLoughlin (1957), Scott Sinclair (1989), and Kris Boyd (1983).

Among ASTRONAUTS In United Kingdom

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

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