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Anton Geesink

1934 - 2010

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Antonius Johannes Geesink (6 April 1934 – 27 August 2010) was a Dutch 10th dan judoka. He was the first non-Japanese judoka to win gold at the World Judo Championships, a feat he accomplished in 1961 and 1965. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anton Geesink has received more than 150,523 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Anton Geesink is the 9th most popular wrestler, the 158th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 207th in 2019) and the most popular Dutch Wrestler.

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Among wrestlers, Anton Geesink ranks 9 out of 700Before him are The French Angel, Kane, John Cena, Aleksandr Karelin, Masahiko Kimura, and Antonio Inoki. After him are Dave Bautista, Chyna, Rocky Johnson, The Undertaker, Aleksandr Medved, and Ric Flair.

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Among people born in 1934, Anton Geesink ranks 74Before him are Leonid Rogozov, Kurt Hamrin, Ingvar Carlsson, Heng Samrin, Pedro Pires, and Pratibha Patil. After him are Norman Schwarzkopf Jr., Renata Scotto, Carlo Rubbia, Albert Speer, Per Olov Enquist, and Miguel de la Madrid. Among people deceased in 2010, Anton Geesink ranks 45Before him are Harry Mulisch, John Forsythe, Maria Kaczyńska, John Fenn, Vladimir Arnold, and Princess Regina of Saxe-Meiningen. After him are Bekim Fehmiu, Stjepan Bobek, Arthur Penn, Ryszard Kaczorowski, Mario Monicelli, and Francisco Varallo.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Anton Geesink ranks 158 out of 1,427Before him are Antonis Mor (1519), Jan Ingenhousz (1730), Theo van Gogh (1957), Gustav Leonhardt (1928), Lambert of Maastricht (635), and Piet Keizer (1943). After him are Eddie Van Halen (1955), John of Leiden (1509), Ary Scheffer (1795), René van de Kerkhof (1951), Jan Pieterszoon Coen (1587), and Tjalling Koopmans (1910).

Among WRESTLERS In Netherlands

Among wrestlers born in Netherlands, Anton Geesink ranks 1After him are Wim Ruska (1940), Mark Huizinga (1973), Edith Bosch (1980), Ruben Houkes (1979), Aleister Black (1985), Dennis van der Geest (1975), Anicka van Emden (1986), and Sanne van Dijke (1995).