Alfréd Hajós

1878 - 1955

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Alfréd Hajós (1 February 1878 – 12 November 1955) was a Hungarian swimmer, football player and manager, and architect. He was the first modern Olympic swimming champion and the first Olympic champion of Hungary. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alfréd Hajós has received more than 68,523 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Alfréd Hajós is the 5th most popular swimmer, the 229th most popular biography from Hungary (down from 222nd in 2019) and the most popular Hungarian Swimmer.

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Among swimmers, Alfréd Hajós ranks 5 out of 392Before him are Johnny Weissmuller, Mark Spitz, Duke Kahanamoku, and Michael Phelps. After him are Gertrude Ederle, Arne Borg, Henry Taylor, Don Schollander, Ann Curtis, Roland Matthes, and Rie Mastenbroek.

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Among people born in 1878, Alfréd Hajós ranks 75Before him are Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Paul Hazard, Zabel Yesayan, Walter Heitz, Maurice René Fréchet, and Kurt Goldstein. After him are Lillian Moller Gilbreth, Glenn Curtiss, Ernest King, C. Rajagopalachari, Manuel L. Quezon, and Michel Théato. Among people deceased in 1955, Alfréd Hajós ranks 60Before him are Archie Hahn, Hubert Cecil Booth, Ivan Šubašić, Prince Aloys of Liechtenstein, Adolfo de la Huerta, and Jim Corbett. After him are Cy Young, Antanas Merkys, Erich Brandenberger, Holger Nielsen, Louis Lachenal, and Konstantin Hierl.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Alfréd Hajós ranks 229 out of 696Before him are Mihály Munkácsy (1844), Annie Fischer (1914), Teddy Kollek (1911), András Schiff (1953), Vilmos Zsigmond (1930), and Aladár Gerevich (1910). After him are Miloš Crnjanski (1893), Antal Doráti (1906), Béni Kállay (1839), Frigyes Karinthy (1887), Princess Maria Antonia Koháry (1797), and Béla Kiss (1877).

Among SWIMMERS In Hungary

Among swimmers born in Hungary, Alfréd Hajós ranks 1After him are Ferenc Csik (1913), István Bárány (1907), Katalin Szőke (1935), Judit Temes (1930), Valéria Gyenge (1933), Ilona Novák (1925), Krisztina Egerszegi (1974), Katinka Hosszú (1989), László Cseh (1985), Tamás Darnyi (1967), and Sándor Wladár (1963).