Alfred Thayer Mahan Rank
About Alfred Thayer Mahan
Alfred Thayer Mahan was a renowned American naval officer, geostrategist and naval historian remembered for his 1860 book titled The Influence of Sea Power Upon History: 1660–1783, which is widely regarded as the most influential book ever written on naval strategy. He is also remembered for serving two terms as President of the Naval War College.
He was born to Mary and Dennis Hart Mahan. In 1872, he got married to Ellen Lyle Evans, with whom he fathered three children.
While serving as President of the Naval War College, he became friends with Theodore Roosevelt, who would go on to become the 26th President of the United States.
On 22 July 1892, he became the first person to ever serve a second term as President of the Naval War College.
He was responsible for popularizing the term "Middle East".
Alfred Thayer Mahan Rank
Alfred Thayer Mahan's Popularity
Alfred Thayer Mahan was a famous American captain and historian, who was born on September 27, 1840. As a person born on this date, Alfred Thayer Mahan is listed in our database as the 37th most popular celebrity for the day (September 27) and the 6th most popular for the year (1840).
People born on September 27 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Alfred Thayer Mahan is the 957th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Alfred Thayer Mahan's birthday, Alfred Thayer Mahan is the 7214th most famous American and ranks 2nd in famous people born in West Point, New York, U.S.
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