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With 304 biographies, Handball Players are the 43rd most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Engineers, Skaters, and Economists.

Pantheon has 334 people classified as handball players born between 1910 and 2000. Of these 334, 316 (94.61%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living handball players include Nikola Karabatić, Talant Duyshebaev, and Mikkel Hansen. The most famous deceased handball players include Gheorghe Gruia, Franz Brunner, and Zlatko Saračević. As of April 2022, 30 new handball players have been added to Pantheon including Guðmundur Guðmundsson, Antonio Carlos Ortega, and Ausra Fridrikas.

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Newly Added Handball Players (2022)

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Most handball players were born in France (39), Spain (34), and Norway (32). By city, the most common birth places were Reykjavík (7), Zagreb (7), and Oslo (6).The most common death places of handball players were Germany (5), Croatia (2), and Hungary (2). By city, these were Mexico City (1), Koprivnica (1), and Pforzheim (1).

The earliest biographies classified as handball players in Pantheon are Rudolf Stahl, Georg Dascher, and Wilhelm Brinkmann.  The concentration of handball players was largest during the Television Era, which lasted from 1950 to 1989. Some birth or death locations for earlier handball players are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Which Handball Players were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 14 most globally memorable Handball Players since 1700.

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