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Arnold Palmer

1929 - 2016

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Arnold Daniel Palmer (September 10, 1929 – September 25, 2016) was an American professional golfer who is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most charismatic players in the sport's history. Dating back to 1955, he won numerous events on both the PGA Tour and the circuit now known as PGA Tour Champions. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arnold Palmer has received more than 6,012,843 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Arnold Palmer is the 2nd most popular golfer, the 3,138th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,341st in 2019) and the 2nd most popular American Golfer.

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Among golfers, Arnold Palmer ranks 2 out of 61Before him are Jack Nicklaus. After him are Tiger Woods, Seve Ballesteros, Gary Player, Ben Hogan, Walter Hagen, Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Bernhard Langer, Lee Trevino, Sam Snead, and Greg Norman.

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Among people born in 1929, Arnold Palmer ranks 174Before him are Aleksandar Petrović, Lee Hazlewood, Josef Suk, Elio Petri, Camilo Torres Restrepo, and Hal Ashby. After him are Gaston Glock, Guillermo Cabrera Infante, James Hong, Andre Gunder Frank, Rafael Eitan, and Nargis. Among people deceased in 2016, Arnold Palmer ranks 155Before him are Piet de Jong, Chus Lampreave, Trifon Ivanov, Péter Esterházy, Rudi Altig, and Götz George. After him are Nimr al-Nimr, Abe Vigoda, Gregorio Conrado Álvarez, Arthur Hiller, Roger Y. Tsien, and Ilse Aichinger.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Arnold Palmer ranks 3,138 out of 18,182Before him are Howlin' Wolf (1910), Jonathan Frakes (1952), Brent Spiner (1949), Rensis Likert (1903), Hal Ashby (1929), and Jackie Stallone (1921). After him are Mos Def (1973), Sheryl Crow (1962), Leslie Lamport (1941), Clara Barton (1821), James W. Christy (1938), and Cedric Gibbons (1893).

Among GOLFERS In United States

Among golfers born in United States, Arnold Palmer ranks 2Before him are Jack Nicklaus (1940). After him are Tiger Woods (1975), Ben Hogan (1912), Walter Hagen (1892), Babe Didrikson Zaharias (1911), Lee Trevino (1939), Sam Snead (1912), Tom Watson (1949), Byron Nelson (1912), Phil Mickelson (1970), and John Daly (1966).