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With 181 biographies, Gymnasts are the 51st most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Sculptors, Celebrities, and Psychologists.

Pantheon has 183 people classified as gymnasts born between 1864 and 2000. Of these 183, 136 (74.32%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living gymnasts include Nadia Comăneci, Larisa Latynina, and Olga Korbut. The most famous deceased gymnasts include Carl Schuhmann, Hermann Weingärtner, and Alfred Flatow. As of October 2020, 26 new gymnasts have been added to Pantheon including Olga Tass, Miroslav Cerar, and Giorgio Zampori.

Living Gymnasts

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Deceased Gymnasts

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Newly Added Gymnasts (2020)

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Most gymnasts were born in Russia (25), United States (19), and Romania (18). By city, the most common birth places were Moscow (7), Budapest (4), and Stockholm (4).The most common death places of gymnasts were Sweden (8), Germany (4), and Russia (4). By city, these were Stockholm (3), Malmö (3), and Budapest (2).

The earliest biographies classified as gymnasts in Pantheon are Louis Zutter, Charles Champaud, and Hermann Weingärtner.  The concentration of gymnasts was largest during the Television Era, which lasted from 1950 to 1989. Some birth or death locations for earlier gymnasts are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

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

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