Carl Westergren

1895 - 1958

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Carl "Calle" Oscar Westergren (13 October 1895 – 5 August 1958) was a Swedish wrestler who competed in the 1920, 1924, 1928, and 1932 Summer Olympics. He won gold medals in Greco-Roman wrestling in 1920, 1924 and 1932; in 1924 he also finished sixth in freestyle wrestling. In Greco-Roman wrestling Westergren also won the world middleweight title in 1922, as well as three European titles in different weight classes: middleweight in 1925, light-heavyweight in 1930, and unlimited in 1931. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Westergren has received more than 23,586 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Carl Westergren is the 58th most popular wrestler (up from 67th in 2019), the 595th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 592nd in 2019) and the 5th most popular Swedish Wrestler.

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Over the past year Carl Westergren has had the most page views in the with 2,908 views, followed by Russian (2,112), and Persian (1,025). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Czech (65.84%), Latvian (49.61%), and Persian (20.02%)


Among wrestlers, Carl Westergren ranks 58 out of 1,027Before him are Axel Cadier, Roddy Piper, Oskari Friman, Eduard Pütsep, Randy Orton, and Olle Anderberg. After him are Yaşar Doğu, Emil Väre, Jigjidiin Mönkhbat, Martin Klein, Rey Mysterio, and Hamit Kaplan.

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Among people born in 1895, Carl Westergren ranks 186Before him are Frank Foss, Víctor Raúl Haya de la Torre, Ayna Sultanova, Louis Raymond, Giovanni Brunero, and August Emil Fieldorf. After him are Ngaio Marsh, John J. McCloy, Henry Gunther, Paul Neményi, Harold Hotelling, and Giuseppe Bottai. Among people deceased in 1958, Carl Westergren ranks 111Before him are Marcel Cachin, László Hudec, Harry Cohn, Goro Yamada, Yahya Kemal Beyatlı, and Celso Benigno Luigi Costantini. After him are Jens Ferdinand Willumsen, J. G. Strijdom, Erwin Bauer, Richard Goldschmidt, Henryk Arctowski, and Jesse L. Lasky.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Carl Westergren ranks 595 out of 1,879Before him are Knut Kroon (1906), Kent Karlsson (1945), Björn Granath (1946), Bengt Ekerot (1920), Lina Sandell (1832), and Olle Anderberg (1919). After him are Hasse Ekman (1915), Countess Palatine Eleonora Catherine of Zweibrücken (1626), Gillis Bildt (1820), Christer Fuglesang (1957), Gustav Wetterström (1911), and Ludvig Norman (1831).

Among WRESTLERS In Sweden

Among wrestlers born in Sweden, Carl Westergren ranks 5Before him are Ivar Johansson (1903), Rudolf Svensson (1899), Axel Cadier (1906), and Olle Anderberg (1919). After him are Bertil Antonsson (1921), Claes Johanson (1884), Erik Malmberg (1897), Johan Richthoff (1898), Gustav Freij (1922), Anders Larsson (1892), and Axel Grönberg (1918).