Avery Brundage

1887 - 1975

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Avery Brundage (; September 28, 1887 – May 8, 1975) was the fifth President of the International Olympic Committee, from 1952 to 1972. The only American 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 671,422 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Avery Brundage is the 4,556th most popular politician (up from 4,886th in 2019), the 1,544th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,589th in 2019) and the 104th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Avery Brundage ranks 4,556 out of 15,710Before him are Julia Flavia, Theobald II of Navarre, Pan Geng, Emperor Shōkō, Raimbaut de Vaqueiras, and Double Falcon. After him are Teuta, Muhammad bin Tughluq, Franz Ritter von Epp, Birabongse Bhanudej, King Mu of Zhou, and Philip William, Prince of Orange.

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Among people born in 1887, Avery Brundage ranks 64Before him are Conrad Hilton, Raoul Walsh, René Spitz, Paul Wittgenstein, Prince Naruhiko Higashikuni, and Marcus Garvey. After him are Prince Yasuhiko Asaka, Mamoru Shigemitsu, Giovanni Gronchi, Vasily Chapayev, Leonard Bloomfield, and Jack Phillips. Among people deceased in 1975, Avery Brundage ranks 48Before him are Edward Tatum, P. G. Wodehouse, François Tombalbaye, Dong Biwu, Leroy Anderson, and Luigi Dallapiccola. After him are Thornton Wilder, Rex Stout, Gunnar Gunnarsson, George Stevens, Ivan Maisky, and Georg Ots.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Avery Brundage ranks 1,544 out of 15,968Before him are Paul Krugman (1953), Izzy Stradlin (1962), Edward W. Morley (1838), Cecil B. DeMille (1881), James Oliver Curwood (1878), and Joseph Losey (1909). After him are Henry Rollins (1961), Ben Carson (1951), Temple Grandin (1947), Gene Roddenberry (1921), Thornton Wilder (1897), and Sonny Bono (1935).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Avery Brundage ranks 104Before him are George Papandreou (1952), Steve Bannon (1953), Caroline Kennedy (1957), Cus D'Amato (1908), Paul Ryan (1970), and Cochise (1805). After him are Ben Carson (1951), Aaron Burr (1756), Charles G. Dawes (1865), Kalākaua (1836), Bess Truman (1885), and John Dickinson (1732).