Virginia Dare

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Virginia Dare (born August 18, 1587, in Roanoke Colony, date of death unknown) was the first English child born in a New World English colony.What became of Virginia and the other colonists remains a mystery. The fact of her birth is known because John White, Virginia's grandfather and the governor of the colony, returned to England in 1587 to seek fresh supplies. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Virginia Dare has received more than 1,298,272 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Virginia Dare is the 78th most popular celebrity (down from 69th in 2019), the 3,909th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,825th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular American Celebrity.

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Among celebrities, Virginia Dare ranks 78 out of 184Before her are Walther Kadow, Ota Benga, Li Wenliang, Sally Hemings, William Masters, and Lindow Man. After her are Hana Brady, Denise Perrier, Johnny Appleseed, Natascha Kampusch, Miriam Stevenson, and Genie.

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Among people born in 1587, Virginia Dare ranks 14Before her are Virginia Centurione Bracelli, Ferdinando Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, Esaias van de Velde, Magdalene of Bavaria, Johannes Fabricius, and Song Yingxing. After her is Yun Seondo.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Virginia Dare ranks 3,909 out of 15,968Before her are Tony Musante (1936), Blake Clark (1946), Alvin York (1887), Eddie Guerrero (1967), Robert Rodriguez (1968), and Paul Giamatti (1967). After her are Frank Miller (1957), Darlene Conley (1934), Vitas Gerulaitis (1954), Gregory Benford (1941), Tatum O'Neal (1963), and Vanessa Hudgens (1988).

Among CELEBRITIES In United States

Among celebrities born in United States, Virginia Dare ranks 33Before her are Florence Owens Thompson (1903), Barbara Hutton (1912), Evelyn McHale (1923), Ethel Kennedy (1928), Sally Hemings (1773), and William Masters (1915). After her are Johnny Appleseed (1774), Miriam Stevenson (1933), Genie (1957), Henry Dreyfuss (1904), Carol Morris (1936), and Rob Kardashian (1987).