Ben Adams

1890 - 1961

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Benjamin "Ben" Willard Adams (March 31, 1890 – March 14, 1961) was an American athlete who competed mainly in the standing jumps. At the 1912 Summer Olympics he won a silver medal in the standing high jump and a bronze in the standing long jump, while his elder brother Platt Adams won a gold and a silver, respectively. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ben Adams has received more than 432,932 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Ben Adams is the 275th most popular athlete, the 5,237th most popular biography from United States and the 62nd most popular American Athlete.

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Among athletes, Ben Adams ranks 275 out of 3,055Before him are Erik Lundqvist, Spyridon Belokas, Hartwig Gauder, Mykola Avilov, Alexandre Tuffère, and John Kuck. After him are Kenenisa Bekele, Eero Berg, Adolfo Consolini, Viljo Heino, Elfriede Kaun, and Étienne Gailly.

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Among people born in 1890, Ben Adams ranks 144Before him are Lauritz Melchior, Erich Weinert, Elia Abu Madi, Henri Decoin, André Gobert, and Armas Taipale. After him are Vera Inber, Boris Delaunay, Harry Hopkins, Joseph Helffrich, Karl Lashley, and José Piendibene. Among people deceased in 1961, Ben Adams ranks 108Before him are Nita Naldi, Boris Vilkitsky, Alberto Chividini, Jean de Bie, Ralf Törngren, and Richmond K. Turner. After him are Harriet Bosse, Dun Karm Psaila, Anselmo Alliegro y Milá, František Drtikol, Géza von Bolváry, and Joseph Orbeli.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ben Adams ranks 5,237 out of 15,968Before him are Larry Collins (1929), Kelly LeBrock (1960), John Kuck (1905), Dennis Franz (1944), Michael Stuhlbarg (1968), and Chris Jericho (1970). After him are Ray Romano (1957), Grant Imahara (1970), Leigh Brackett (1915), E. B. White (1899), Johnny Mathis (1935), and Lesley Ann Warren (1946).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Ben Adams ranks 62Before him are Arthur Blake (1872), Jean Shiley (1911), Charley Paddock (1900), Jay Cutler (1973), John Thomas (1941), and John Kuck (1905). After him are Henry Carr (1941), Allen Woodring (1898), Don Bragg (1935), Richmond Landon (1898), Fred Kelly (1891), and Henry Russell (1904).