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Walton Walker

1889 - 1950

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Walton Harris Walker (December 3, 1889 – December 23, 1950) was a United States Army four-star general who served with distinction in World War I, World War II, and the Korean War, where he commanded the Eighth United States Army before dying in a jeep accident. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Walton Walker has received more than 300,866 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Walton Walker is the 905th most popular military personnel (down from 816th in 2019), the 2,839th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,625th in 2019) and the 46th most popular American Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Walton Walker ranks 905 out of 1,468Before him are Uzi Narkiss, Pavel Rotmistrov, Edwin Freiherr von Manteuffel, Maria Bochkareva, Kurt Christoph Graf von Schwerin, and Ding Ruchang. After him are Max Pauly, Sylvester Stadler, Franz Moritz von Lacy, John French, 1st Earl of Ypres, Abdülkerim Nadir Pasha, and Nakano Takeko.

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Among people born in 1889, Walton Walker ranks 87Before him are Mile Budak, Azem Galica, Karel Doorman, Hamza Hakimzade Niyazi, Thomas Midgley Jr., and Maria Bochkareva. After him are Jānis K. Bērziņš, Pierre-Étienne Flandin, Ralph Craig, Willi Münzenberg, Edith Tolkien, and Alexander Antonov. Among people deceased in 1950, Walton Walker ranks 69Before him are Kim Kyu-sik, Olaf Stapledon, Traian Vuia, Edwin Sutherland, Hantaro Nagaoka, and Walter Eucken. After him are Abraham Wald, Kazys Grinius, Ulrich Graf, Lev Berg, Gustaf John Ramstedt, and Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer.

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Among people born in United States, Walton Walker ranks 2,839 out of 18,182Before him are John Edward Williams (1922), Jennifer Love Hewitt (1979), Karen Black (1939), Frances E. Allen (1932), Lauren Hutton (1943), and Morgan Robertson (1861). After him are Curtis Hanson (1945), Tom Petty (1950), Sam Jones (1933), Lois Chiles (1947), Sam Waterston (1940), and Artie Shaw (1910).


Among military personnels born in United States, Walton Walker ranks 46Before him are George B. McClellan (1826), David Farragut (1801), Joseph E. Johnston (1807), Alexander Haig (1924), Joseph Stilwell (1883), and Ernest King (1878). After him are John Basilone (1916), David Petraeus (1952), Holland Smith (1882), Monte Melkonian (1957), Lucius D. Clay (1898), and Alexander Vandegrift (1887).