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Avery Brundage

1887 - 1975

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Avery Brundage (; September 28, 1887 – May 8, 1975) was an American sports administrator who served as the fifth president of the International Olympic Committee from 1952 to 1972. The only American and only non-European to attain that position, Brundage is remembered as a zealous advocate of amateurism and for his involvement with the 1936 and 1972 Summer Olympics, both held in Germany. Brundage was born in Detroit in 1887 to a working-class family. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Avery Brundage has received more than 888,793 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Avery Brundage is the 3,684th most popular politician (up from 4,549th in 2019), the 1,199th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,543rd in 2019) and the 88th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Avery Brundage ranks 3,684 out of 15,577Before him are Sima Shi, Arsaces I of Parthia, Lucilla, Ahmose, Egils Levits, and Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson. After him are Sundiata Keita, Emperor Wuzong of Tang, Reynaldo Bignone, Qi of Xia, Ayşe Sultan, and Hormizd II.

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Among people born in 1887, Avery Brundage ranks 52Before him are Ernst Hanfstaengl, Harald Bohr, Violet Jessop, Frederick Fleet, Hans Oster, and Heinrich von Vietinghoff. After him are Mitsuru Ushijima, Bernardo Houssay, Josef Harpe, Prince August Wilhelm of Prussia, George Pólya, and James Paul Moody. Among people deceased in 1975, Avery Brundage ranks 35Before him are Paul Keres, Erich Kempka, Gottlob Berger, Éamon de Valera, József Mindszenty, and Ernst Hanfstaengl. After him are Latife Uşşaki, Theodosius Dobzhansky, Susan Hayward, Dong Biwu, Chivu Stoica, and François Tombalbaye.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Avery Brundage ranks 1,199 out of 18,182Before him are Joe Satriani (1956), Elizabeth Montgomery (1933), Andrew Garfield (1983), Morgan Fairchild (1950), Fred Trump (1905), and Paul Krugman (1953). After him are Andrew S. Tanenbaum (1944), Philip Seymour Hoffman (1967), Pete Seeger (1919), J. K. Simmons (1955), Vincente Minnelli (1903), and Stanley Kramer (1913).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Avery Brundage ranks 88Before him are Harvey Milk (1930), Cordell Hull (1871), Mark Felt (1913), Éamon de Valera (1882), Jill Biden (1951), and Dred Scott (1795). After him are Condoleezza Rice (1954), Andrew Dickson White (1832), Aaron Burr (1756), John Foster Dulles (1888), Mike Pence (1959), and Red Cloud (1822).