New games! PlayTrivia andBirthle.



Icon of occupation

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

Pantheon has 101 people classified as badminton players born between 1949 and 1998. Of these 101, 99 (98.02%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living badminton players include Rudy Hartono, Lee Chong Wei, and Lin Dan. The most famous deceased badminton players include Markis Kido and Jung Jae-sung. As of April 2022, 20 new badminton players have been added to Pantheon including Rudy Hartono, Kento Momota, and Greysia Polii.

Living Badminton Players

Go to all Rankings

Deceased Badminton Players

Go to all Rankings

Newly Added Badminton Players (2022)

Go to all Rankings

Most badminton players were born in China (29), Indonesia (20), and Denmark (11). By city, the most common birth places were Surabaya (4), Jakarta (4), and Aalborg (2).The most common death places of badminton players were Indonesia (1) and South Korea (1). By city, these were Tangerang (1) and Hwaseong, Gyeonggi (1).

The earliest biographies classified as badminton players in Pantheon are Park Joo-bong, Prakash Padukone, and Rudy Hartono.  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.