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With 81 biographies, Badminton Players are the 66th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Comedians, Producers, and Designers.

Pantheon has 81 people classified as badminton players born between 1955 and 1995. Of these 81, 80 (98.77%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living badminton players include Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei, and Peter Gade. The most famous deceased badminton players include Jung Jae-sung. As of October 2020, 31 new badminton players have been added to Pantheon including Park Joo-bong, Pullela Gopichand, and Camilla Martin.

Living Badminton Players

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Deceased Badminton Players

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Newly Added Badminton Players (2020)

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Most badminton players were born in China (24), Indonesia (15), and Denmark (10). By city, the most common birth places were Surabaya (3), Jakarta (3), and Aalborg (2).The most common death places of badminton players were South Korea (1). By city, these were Hwaseong, Gyeonggi (1).

The earliest biographies classified as badminton players in Pantheon are Rashid Sidek, Park Joo-bong, and Prakash Padukone.  The concentration of badminton players was largest during the Television Era, which lasted from 1950 to 1989. Some birth or death locations for earlier badminton players are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Badminton Players are found within the Sports domain which also includes Soccer Players, Athletes, Basketball Players, Cyclists, and Tennis Players.