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With 79 biographies, Table Tennis Players are the 67th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Producers, Designers, and Badminton Players.

Pantheon has 83 people classified as table tennis players born between 1893 and 2000. Of these 83, 75 (90.36%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living table tennis players include Jan-Ove Waldner, Timo Boll, and Jörgen Persson. The most famous deceased table tennis players include Angelica Rozeanu, Roland Jacobi, and Mária Mednyánszky. As of April 2022, 4 new table tennis players have been added to Pantheon including Chen Meng, Lü Lin, and Miu Hirano.

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Newly Added Table Tennis Players (2022)

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Most table tennis players were born in China (29), South Korea (10), and Japan (8). By city, the most common birth places were Anshan (4), Budapest (3), and Stockholm (2).The most common death places of table tennis players were Hungary (2), Israel (1), and China (1). By city, these were Budapest (2), Haifa (1), and Beijing (1).

The earliest biographies classified as table tennis players in Pantheon are Miklós Szabados, Mária Mednyánszky, and Roland Jacobi.  The concentration of table tennis players was largest during the Television Era, which lasted from 1950 to 1989. Some birth or death locations for earlier table tennis players are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Which Table Tennis Players were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 7 most globally memorable Table Tennis Players since 1700.

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