Bob King

1906 - 1965

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Robert Wade "Bob" King (June 20, 1906 – July 29, 1965) was an American athlete, who won a gold medal in the high jump at the 1928 Summer Olympics with a jump of 1.93 m. His personal best was 1.997 m, achieved earlier that year. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bob King has received more than 3,757 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Bob King is the 155th most popular athlete (up from 242nd in 2019), the 4,000th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,193rd in 2019) and the 40th most popular American Athlete.

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Among athletes, Bob King ranks 155 out of 3,055Before him are Michael Johnson, Charles Dvorak, Eugenio Monti, Lina Radke, Heike Drechsler, and Hubert Van Innis. After him are Platt Adams, Tatyana Prorochenko, Gerda van der Kade-Koudijs, Luigi Beccali, Tilly Fleischer, and Silvio Cator.

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Among people born in 1906, Bob King ranks 164Before him are Hamazasp Babadzhanian, Yakov Malik, Andrey Nikolayevich Tikhonov, Friz Freleng, Eraldo Monzeglio, and Eddie Albert. After him are Tuvia Bielski, Dmitry Likhachov, Johnny Hodges, Buddhadasa, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, and René Huyghe. Among people deceased in 1965, Bob King ranks 97Before him are Linda Darnell, Árpád Szakasits, Clemente Micara, Boris Barnet, Abdullah Al-Salim Al-Sabah, and Henry Cowell. After him are Erik Heinrichs, Laureano Gómez, Princess Pauline of Württemberg, Jānis Balodis, Wilhelm Friedrich, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein, and Maria Dąbrowska.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bob King ranks 4,000 out of 15,968Before him are Peter Strauss (1947), Edward MacDowell (1860), Rob Lowe (1964), Billy Vaughn (1919), Maurice Hilleman (1919), and George Shultz (1920). After him are Courtney Hodges (1887), Stan Winston (1946), Steve Jackson (1953), Thomas E. Dewey (1902), Sarah Rafferty (1972), and Burt Kennedy (1922).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Bob King ranks 40Before him are William Hoyt (1875), Frank Jarvis (1878), Carlos Lopes (1947), Lee Haney (1959), Michael Johnson (1967), and Charles Dvorak (1878). After him are Platt Adams (1885), Walter Tewksbury (1876), Harry Hillman (1881), Samuel Jones (1880), Ralph Boston (1939), and Ethel Catherwood (1908).