Occupation

WRESTLERS

With 562 biographies, Wrestlers are the 22nd most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Biologists, Physicists, and Companions.

Pantheon has 564 people classified as wrestlers born between 11 and 1996. Of these 564, 490 (86.88%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living wrestlers include Hulk Hogan, Kane, and Antonio Inoki. The most famous deceased wrestlers include André the Giant, The French Angel, and Masahiko Kimura.

Living Wrestlers

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Deceased Wrestlers

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Most wrestlers were born in United States (193), Japan (38), and Canada (29). By city, the most common birth places were Calgary (7), Minneapolis (6), and New York City (6).The most common death places of wrestlers were United States (29), Sweden (4), and Netherlands (2). By city, these were Stockholm (3), Tampa, Florida (3), and Orlando, Florida (2).

The earliest biographies classified as wrestlers in Pantheon are Stephanos Christopoulos, Ivan Poddubny, and Darren Young.  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, Tennis Players, Basketball Players, and Cyclists.