Babe Didrikson Zaharias

1911 - 1956

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Mildred Ella "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias (; June 26, 1911 – September 27, 1956) was an American athlete who excelled in golf, basketball, baseball and track and field. She won two gold medals in track and field at the 1932 Summer Olympics, before turning to professional golf and winning 10 LPGA major championships. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Babe Didrikson Zaharias has received more than 755,455 page views. Her biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Babe Didrikson Zaharias is the 6th most popular golfer (up from 7th in 2019), the 5,817th most popular biography from United States (up from 6,220th in 2019) and the 4th most popular American Golfer.

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Among golfers, Babe Didrikson Zaharias ranks 6 out of 62. Before her are Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Tiger Woods, Seve Ballesteros, and Gary Player. After her are Ben Hogan, Bernhard Langer, Sam Snead, Walter Hagen, Lee Trevino, and Old Tom Morris.

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Among people born in 1911, Babe Didrikson Zaharias ranks 217Before her are Alan Hovhaness, Martim Mércio da Silveira, Fauja Singh, Mario Perazzolo, Alfred Manessier, and Marie Braun. After her are Nikolai Kryuchkov, Nils Eriksen, Leen Vente, C. L. Moore, José Muguerza, and Pritilata Waddedar. Among people deceased in 1956, Babe Didrikson Zaharias ranks 126Before her are Max Beerbohm, Louis Calhern, Tommy Johnson, Zoltán Halmay, Alex Raymond, and Albert Kluyver. After her are Johnny Claes, Princess Marie Louise of Schleswig-Holstein, George Bancroft, Louis Bromfield, E. A. Dupont, and Grigory Shajn.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Babe Didrikson Zaharias ranks 5,817 out of 15,968. Before her are Richard Posner (1939), Fanny Brice (1891), Michael Cristofer (1945), Charlie Daniels (1936), Steve Prefontaine (1951), and Eileen Heckart (1919). After her are Renée Fleming (1959), Charles Bickford (1891), Robert Z'Dar (1950), J. B. Lenoir (1929), Jim Lightbody (1882), and Sandy Dennis (1937).

Among GOLFERS In United States

Among golfers born in United States, Babe Didrikson Zaharias ranks 4Before her are Jack Nicklaus (1940), Arnold Palmer (1929), and Tiger Woods (1975). After her are Ben Hogan (1912), Sam Snead (1912), Walter Hagen (1892), Lee Trevino (1939), Tom Watson (1949), Byron Nelson (1912), Phil Mickelson (1970), and Fred Couples (1959).