Occupation

CYCLISTS

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With 1,212 biographies, Cyclists are the 14th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Painters, Basketball Players, and Composers.

Pantheon has 1,214 people classified as cyclists born between 1801 and 2000. Of these 1,214, 1,042 (85.83%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living cyclists include Eddy Merckx, Bernard Hinault, and Miguel Induráin. The most famous deceased cyclists include Fausto Coppi, Jacques Anquetil, and Gino Bartali. As of October 2020, 300 new cyclists have been added to Pantheon including Guido Messina, Jean Aerts, and Paul Deman.

Living Cyclists

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Deceased Cyclists

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Newly Added Cyclists (2020)

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Most cyclists were born in France (151), Italy (149), and Spain (113). By city, the most common birth places were Ghent (11), Paris (8), and Copenhagen (8).The most common death places of cyclists were France (38), Italy (32), and Belgium (25). By city, these were Milan (6), Florence (3), and Paris (3).

The earliest biographies classified as cyclists in Pantheon are Josef Fischer, 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, Basketball Players, Tennis Players, and Racing Drivers.