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Alain Mimoun

1921 - 2013

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Alain Mimoun, born Ali Mimoun Ould Kacha (1 January 1921 – 27 June 2013), was an Algerian-born French long-distance runner who competed in track events, cross-country running and the marathon. He was the 1956 Olympic champion in the marathon. He is the most bemedalled French athletics sportsperson in history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alain Mimoun has received more than 87,922 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Alain Mimoun is the 64th most popular athlete (up from 83rd in 2019), the 64th most popular biography from Algeria (down from 61st in 2019) and the most popular Algerian Athlete.

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Among athletes, Alain Mimoun ranks 64 out of 3,059Before him are Naim Süleymanoğlu, Jan Jindra, Wilma Rudolph, Jüri Lossmann, Gustav Flatow, and Alfred Schmidt. After him are Irina Press, Jim Thorpe, Alajos Szokolyi, Elvīra Ozoliņa, Ralph Craig, and Haile Gebrselassie.

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Among people born in 1921, Alain Mimoun ranks 136Before him are Maurice Yaméogo, Wolfgang Lotz, Jaroslav Drobný, Francisco Morales Bermúdez, Georges Mathieu, and Giovanni Benelli. After him are Heinz G. Konsalik, Luis García Berlanga, Meir Amit, Lionel Terray, Darío Moreno, and Angelica Rozeanu. Among people deceased in 2013, Alain Mimoun ranks 139Before him are Édouard Molinaro, Clive Burr, Álvaro Mutis, Karen Black, Luis Cubilla, and Marta Eggerth. After him are Hans Riegel, Walter De Maria, Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau, Bill Foulkes, Harry Reems, and Patti Page.

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In Algeria

Among people born in Algeria, Alain Mimoun ranks 64 out of 184Before him are Alphonse Juin (1888), Adherbal (-200), Gaston Julia (1893), Isaac Alfasi (1013), Djamila Bouhired (1935), and Muhammad ibn Ali as-Senussi (1787). After him are Tony Gatlif (1948), Rabah Bitat (1925), Roger Hanin (1925), Nicole Garcia (1946), Mouloud Feraoun (1913), and Rachid Taha (1958).

Among ATHLETES In Algeria

Among athletes born in Algeria, Alain Mimoun ranks 1After him are Boughera El Ouafi (1898), Hassiba Boulmerka (1968), Noureddine Morceli (1970), Tommy Green (1894), Nouria Mérah-Benida (1970), Taoufik Makhloufi (1988), Ali Saïdi-Sief (1978), Djabir Saïd-Guerni (1977), Amar Benikhlef (1982), Abderrahmane Hammad (1977), and Nassima Saifi (1988).