Whitney Smith

1940 - 2016

Whitney Smith

Whitney Smith Jr. (February 26, 1940 – November 17, 2016) was a professional vexillologist and scholar of flags. He originated the term vexillology, which refers to the scholarly analysis of all aspects of flags. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Whitney Smith has received more than 112,505 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 12,066th most popular politician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 110k

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  • 44.10

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.63

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.29

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Whitney Smith ranks 11,979 out of 14,801Before him are Mogens Lykketoft, Hédi Annabi, Ceolwulf of Wessex, George Fernandes, Michael Häupl, and Pedro Santana Lopes. After him are Þorsteinn Pálsson, Arthur Foulkes, Valeriya Novodvorskaya, Paul H. O'Neill, Otto Bahr Halvorsen, and Bohuslav Sobotka.

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Among people born in 1940, Whitney Smith ranks 310Before him are Győző Kulcsár, Taylor Wang, Ermindo Onega, Paul Williams, Alex Trebek, and Richard Marcinko. After him are James Brady, Manuel Esquivel, Johnny Nash, Michael Ruse, Berit Mørdre, and Russell Banks. Among people deceased in 2016, Whitney Smith ranks 300Before him are Solomon W. Golomb, Hermann Kant, André Guelfi, Pierre Tchernia, Heinrich Schiff, and Anton Yelchin. After him are Burt Kwouk, Robert Fano, Lothar Späth, Lutz D. Schmadel, Douglas Slocombe, and Gilbert Kaplan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Whitney Smith ranks 5,898 out of 12,171Before him are Jack Horner (1946), Frederick Seitz (1911), Bridget Moynahan (1971), Thomas Hampson (1955), Amber Valletta (1974), and Irwin I. Shapiro (1929). After him are Hill Harper (1966), Stuart Gordon (1947), Rita Mae Brown (1944), McLean Stevenson (1927), Karch Kiraly (1960), and Juanita Moore (1914).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Whitney Smith ranks 388Before him are Joshua Chamberlain (1828), Mario Cuomo (1932), Little Crow (1810), Greg Louganis (1960), Chuck Schumer (1950), and William M. Evarts (1818). After him are James Brady (1940), Andrew Cuomo (1957), Adriano Directo Emperado (1926), William Colby (1920), Bobby Seale (1936), and Dan Sullivan (1964).