Anne Donovan

1961 - 2018

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Anne Theresa Donovan (November 1, 1961 – June 13, 2018) was an American women's basketball player and coach. From 2013 to 2015, she was the head coach of the Connecticut Sun. In her playing career, Donovan won a national championship with Old Dominion University, won two Olympic gold medals, and went to three Final Fours overall. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anne Donovan has received more than 282,236 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Anne Donovan is the 426th most popular basketball player (down from 334th in 2019), the 12,068th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,919th in 2019) and the 271st most popular American Basketball Player.

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Among basketball players, Anne Donovan ranks 426 out of 1,264Before her are Luol Deng, Steve Francis, Buck Williams, Jason Richardson, Kemba Walker, and Hot Rod Hundley. After her are Eddie Johnson, David Andersen, Brandon Roy, JaVale McGee, Mark Jackson, and Bogdan Bogdanović.

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Among people born in 1961, Anne Donovan ranks 548Before her are Chris Sawyer, Werner Koch, Sheila Kelley, Norberto Scoponi, Jun Suzuki, and Gary Winick. After her are Kasi Lemmons, Yobes Ondieki, John C. Baez, Saskia Reeves, Bruce Cohen, and Igors Rausis. Among people deceased in 2018, Anne Donovan ranks 457Before her are Stan Anderson, Javier Otxoa, Adrian Lamo, Maryon Pittman Allen, Tetsuro Miura, and Harry Anderson. After her are Arnaud Beltrame, Pete Shelley, Charles Krauthammer, Samuel Bodman, Peggy McCay, and Paul Laxalt.

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Among people born in United States, Anne Donovan ranks 12,068 out of 15,968Before her are Angela Kinsey (1971), Harry Anderson (1952), Ernie Sabella (1949), Hot Rod Hundley (1934), Wilma Mankiller (1945), and Hanya Yanagihara (1974). After her are Daniella Monet (1989), Ronnie Milsap (1943), Jim Gilmore (1949), Chris Shiflett (1971), Errol Morris (1948), and JC Chasez (1976).


Among basketball players born in United States, Anne Donovan ranks 271Before her are Walter Davis (1954), Steve Francis (1977), Buck Williams (1960), Jason Richardson (1981), Kemba Walker (1990), and Hot Rod Hundley (1934). After her are Eddie Johnson (1959), Brandon Roy (1984), JaVale McGee (1988), Mark Jackson (1965), Jerry Stackhouse (1974), and David Lee (1983).