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With 496 biographies, Boxers are the 36th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Astronauts, Architects, and Explorers.


Pantheon has 496 people classified as boxers born between 1858 and 2000. Of these 496, 323 (65.12%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living boxers include Mike Tyson, George Foreman, and Floyd Mayweather Jr.. The most famous deceased boxers include Muhammad Ali, Rocky Marciano, and Joe Frazier. As of April 2024, 88 new boxers have been added to Pantheon including Oscar Bonavena, Earnie Shavers, and Éder Jofre.

Living Boxers

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Deceased Boxers

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Newly Added Boxers (2024)

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Most boxers were born in United States (104), Cuba (34), and United Kingdom (34). By city, the most common birth places were Buenos Aires (8), Budapest (6), and Santiago de Cuba (6).The most common death places of boxers were United States (61), Argentina (12), and Italy (9). By city, these were Buenos Aires (8), Los Angeles (5), and Las Vegas (4).

Places Over Time

The earliest biographies classified as boxers in Pantheon are James J. Corbett, Bob Fitzsimmons, and John L. Sullivan.  The concentration of boxers was largest during the Television Era, which lasted from 1950 to 1989. Some birth or death locations for earlier boxers are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.


Which Boxers were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 25 most globally memorable Boxers since 1700.