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BOXERS

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With 324 biographies, Boxers are the 40th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Historians, Coaches, and Engineers.

Pantheon has 324 people classified as boxers born between 1858 and 1997. Of these 324, 212 (65.43%) 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 October 2020, 127 new boxers have been added to Pantheon including Pete Rademacher, Abdul-Rahman ibn Abi Bakr, and Georges Carpentier.

Living Boxers

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Deceased Boxers

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Newly Added Boxers (2020)

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Most boxers were born in United States (85), United Kingdom (27), and Russia (16). By city, the most common birth places were Budapest (5), Buenos Aires (5), and Brooklyn (4).The most common death places of boxers were United States (49), Argentina (10), and Italy (5). By city, these were Los Angeles (5), Buenos Aires (5), and Las Vegas (3).

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.

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