With 74 biographies, Martial Arts are the 60th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Photographers, Archaeologists, and Conductors.

Pantheon has 82 people classified as martial arts born between 12 and 1993. Of these 82, 64 (78.05%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living martial arts include Conor McGregor, Cynthia Rothrock, and Fedor Emelianenko. The most famous deceased martial arts include Ip Man, Gichin Funakoshi, and Morihei Ueshiba.

Living Martial Arts

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Deceased Martial Arts

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Most martial arts were born in United States (28), Brazil (11), and Japan (9). By city, the most common birth places were Okinawa Prefecture (2), Naha (2), and Curitiba (2).The most common death places of martial arts were Japan (10), China (2), and Hong Kong (1). By city, these were Tokyo (4), Okinawa Prefecture (2), and Mong Kok (1).

The earliest biographies classified as martial arts in Pantheon are Higaonna Kanryō, Ankō Itosu, and Trưng Sisters.  The concentration of martial arts was largest during the Television Era, which lasted from 1950 to 1989. Some birth or death locations for earlier martial arts are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

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

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