Occupation

WRESTLERS

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With 703 biographies, Wrestlers are the 22nd most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Noblemen, Mathematicians, and Physicists.

Pantheon has 702 people classified as wrestlers born between 11 and 2000. Of these 702, 594 (84.62%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living wrestlers include Hulk Hogan, Kane, and Big Show. The most famous deceased wrestlers include The French Angel, André the Giant, and Masahiko Kimura. As of October 2020, 138 new wrestlers have been added to Pantheon including Isao Inokuma, Giant Baba, and Rocky Johnson.

Living Wrestlers

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Deceased Wrestlers

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Newly Added Wrestlers (2020)

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Most wrestlers were born in United States (249), Japan (61), and Canada (38). By city, the most common birth places were Calgary (7), Gyumri (6), and Detroit (5).The most common death places of wrestlers were United States (50), Japan (8), and Sweden (7). By city, these were Tokyo (4), Ankara (3), and Stockholm (3).

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, Basketball Players, Cyclists, and Tennis Players.