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Bob Falkenburg

1926 - 2022

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Robert Falkenburg (January 29, 1926 – January 6, 2022) was an American amateur tennis player and entrepreneur. He is best known for winning the Men's Singles at the 1948 Wimbledon Championships and for introducing soft ice cream and American fast food to Brazil in 1952. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bob Falkenburg has received more than 100,190 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Bob Falkenburg is the 122nd most popular tennis player (up from 171st in 2019), the 5,812th most popular biography from United States (up from 6,692nd in 2019) and the 29th most popular American Tennis Player.

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Among tennis players, Bob Falkenburg ranks 122 out of 1,148Before him are Lew Hoad, Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman, John Hartley, Maud Watson, Edgar Leonard, and Michael Stich. After him are David Ferrer, Marion Jones Farquhar, Sigrid Fick, Jana Novotná, Evonne Goolagong Cawley, and Conchita Martínez.

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Among people born in 1926, Bob Falkenburg ranks 277Before him are Richard Jaeckel, Heriberto Herrera, Baltazar, Ludvík Vaculík, Ann Curtis, and Dilhan Eryurt. After him are Heinz Kwiatkowski, Ljubiša Spajić, Fritz Schär, Jeane Kirkpatrick, Inna Makarova, and George Robledo. Among people deceased in 2022, Bob Falkenburg ranks 176Before him are Louie Anderson, Rupiah Banda, Akira Takarada, Zhang Jie, Barbara Walters, and Vic Elford. After him are Gilbert Gottfried, Rustam Ibragimbekov, Karol Divín, Nélida Piñon, Robert Blust, and Freddy Rincón.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bob Falkenburg ranks 5,812 out of 18,182Before him are Roman Reigns (1985), Philip Bailey (1951), Chris Farley (1964), Maclyn McCarty (1911), Shawn Michaels (1965), and John Tate (1925). After him are Ray Romano (1957), Eugene Sledge (1923), Margaret Colin (1958), Bill Nye (1955), William Christie (1944), and Kelly LeBrock (1960).

Among TENNIS PLAYERS In United States

Among tennis players born in United States, Bob Falkenburg ranks 29Before him are Jim Courier (1970), Shirley Fry (1927), Helen Wills (1905), Francis Hunter (1894), Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman (1886), and Edgar Leonard (1881). After him are Marion Jones Farquhar (1879), Beals Wright (1879), Henry Slocum (1862), Althea Gibson (1927), Andy Roddick (1982), and William Larned (1872).