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With 700 biographies, Wrestlers are the 22nd most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Biologists, Mathematicians, and Physicists.

Pantheon has 854 people classified as wrestlers born between 1871 and 2000. Of these 854, 715 (83.72%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living wrestlers include Hulk Hogan, Kane, and John Cena. The most famous deceased wrestlers include André the Giant, The French Angel, and Masahiko Kimura. As of April 2022, 154 new wrestlers have been added to Pantheon including Olle Anderberg, Dietmar Lorenz, and Axel Cadier.

Living Wrestlers

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Deceased Wrestlers

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Newly Added Wrestlers (2022)

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Most wrestlers were born in United States (282), Japan (78), and Russia (49). By city, the most common birth places were Calgary (7), Khasavyurt (6), and Gyumri (6).The most common death places of wrestlers were United States (55), Sweden (13), and Finland (11). By city, these were Tokyo (5), Ankara (3), and Stockholm (3).

The earliest biographies classified as wrestlers in Pantheon are Stephanos Christopoulos, Joseph Olivier, and Ivan Poddubny.  The concentration of wrestlers was largest during the Television Era, which lasted from 1950 to 1989. Some birth or death locations for earlier wrestlers are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

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

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