Occupation

CYCLISTS

With 904 biographies, Cyclists are the 16th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Composers, Philosophers, and Basketball Players.

Pantheon has 912 people classified as cyclists born between 1801 and 2000. Of these 912, 796 (87.28%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living cyclists include Eddy Merckx, Raymond Poulidor, and Lance Armstrong. The most famous deceased cyclists include Fausto Coppi, Jacques Anquetil, and Gino Bartali.

Living Cyclists

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Deceased Cyclists

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Most cyclists were born in France (101), Italy (94), and Spain (83). By city, the most common birth places were Ghent (7), Bilbao (7), and Paris (6).The most common death places of cyclists were France (27), Italy (17), and Belgium (17). By city, these were Florence (3), Antwerp (3), and Paris (3).

The earliest biographies classified as cyclists in Pantheon are Frederick Keeping, August von Gödrich, and Georgios Koletis.  The concentration of cyclists was largest during the Television Era, which lasted from 1950 to 1989. Some birth or death locations for earlier cyclists are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

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

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