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With 313 biographies, Skaters are the 42nd most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Engineers, Boxers, and Economists.

Pantheon has 315 people classified as skaters born between 1855 and 2004. Of these 315, 260 (82.54%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living skaters include Tonya Harding, Katarina Witt, and Lidiya Skoblikova. The most famous deceased skaters include Sonja Henie, Ulrich Salchow, and Axel Paulsen. As of October 2020, 72 new skaters have been added to Pantheon including Kees Verkerk, Anna Hübler, and Klara Guseva.

Living Skaters

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Deceased Skaters

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Newly Added Skaters (2020)

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Most skaters were born in United States (45), Russia (43), and Netherlands (36). By city, the most common birth places were Moscow (16), Vienna (10), and Harbin (9).The most common death places of skaters were Norway (10), Germany (9), and United States (9). By city, these were Oslo (6), Helsinki (3), and Moscow (3).

The earliest biographies classified as skaters in Pantheon are Nikolai Panin, Edgar Syers, and Axel Paulsen.  The concentration of skaters was largest during the Television Era, which lasted from 1950 to 1989. Some birth or death locations for earlier skaters are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

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

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