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SNOOKERS

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With 57 biographies, Snookers are the 77th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Lawyers, Golfers, and Geologists.

Pantheon has 57 people classified as snookers born between 1923 and 1995. Of these 57, 52 (91.23%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living snookers include Ronnie O'Sullivan, Stephen Hendry, and Steve Davis. The most famous deceased snookers include Alex Higgins, John Pulman, and Willie Thorne. As of October 2020, 8 new snookers have been added to Pantheon including Willie Thorne, Kyren Wilson, and Michael Holt.

Living Snookers

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Deceased Snookers

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Newly Added Snookers (2020)

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Most snookers were born in United Kingdom (45), Ireland (2), and China (2). By city, the most common birth places were Glasgow (3), Belfast (2), and Bangkok (2).The most common death places of snookers were United Kingdom (4) and Spain (1). By city, these were Belfast (1), Northampton (1), and Torrevieja (1).

The earliest biographies classified as snookers in Pantheon are John Spencer, Ray Reardon, and John Pulman.  The concentration of snookers was largest during the Television Era, which lasted from 1950 to 1989. Some birth or death locations for earlier snookers are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Which Snookers were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 5 most globally memorable Snookers since 1700.

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