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Bob King

1906 - 1965

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Robert Wade 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 4,204 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Bob King is the 153rd most popular athlete (up from 155th in 2019), the 4,162nd most popular biography from United States (down from 3,998th in 2019) and the 36th most popular American Athlete.

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Among athletes, Bob King ranks 153 out of 3,059Before him are Tilly Fleischer, Harrison Dillard, Galina Chistyakova, Juan Carlos Zabala, Vera Krepkina, and Viggo Jensen. After him are Vladimir Kuts, Ralph Boston, Esther Brand, Gunnar Höckert, Margitta Gummel, and Imre Németh.

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Among people born in 1906, Bob King ranks 167Before him are Yakov Malik, Endre Kabos, Paul Sacher, Ulanhu, Jean Leray, and Alexander Gode. After him are Archduchess Rosa of Austria, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Pietro Serantoni, Renate Müller, R. K. Narayan, and Dmitry Likhachov. Among people deceased in 1965, Bob King ranks 98Before him are Erik Heinrichs, Judy Holliday, Vittorio Jano, Arthur Holmes, Ellen Church, and Árpád Szakasits. After him are Harry Porter, Mostafa El-Nahas, Clemente Micara, Boris Barnet, Nikolay Lossky, and Laureano Gómez.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bob King ranks 4,162 out of 18,182Before him are Kevin Smith (1970), Joss Whedon (1964), Pernell Roberts (1928), Benny Carter (1907), Chris Penn (1965), and Colm Feore (1958). After him are Frederic Rzewski (1938), Logan Paul (1995), W. C. Fields (1880), Dee Snider (1955), William Thurston (1946), and Ian Ziering (1964).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Bob King ranks 36Before him are Donald Lippincott (1893), Carlos Lopes (1947), Thomas Curtis (1873), Lee Evans (1947), John Carlos (1945), and Harrison Dillard (1923). After him are Ralph Boston (1939), William Hoyt (1875), Charles Dvorak (1878), Helen Stephens (1918), Harry Porter (1882), and Ralph Rose (1885).