Durward Knowles

1917 - 2018

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Sir Durward Randolph Knowles (2 November 1917 – 24 February 2018) was a sailor and Olympic champion from the Bahamas. He won the gold medal in the Star class at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, together with Cecil Cooke. He won the bronze medal in the same class at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Durward Knowles has received more than 49,610 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Durward Knowles is the 12,491st most popular politician (down from 11,144th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from The Bahamas and the 2nd most popular Bahamian Politician.

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Among politicians, Durward Knowles ranks 12,491 out of 15,710Before him are Armando Calderón Sol, Michael Somare, Ion Emanuel Florescu, Burhan Ghalioun, Jón Magnússon, and Bhairon Singh Shekhawat. After him are John W. Foster, Markus Söder, Dorothea Köring, Job Cohen, Pencho Zlatev, and Per Ahlmark.

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Among people born in 1917, Durward Knowles ranks 210Before him are Bagrat Shinkuba, Robert Lowell, Gonzalo Rojas, Joshua Nkomo, Desi Arnaz, and Helen Suzman. After him are June Foray, Virginia Grey, Jean Lucas, Madeleine Robinson, Richard Boone, and Tony Cliff. Among people deceased in 2018, Durward Knowles ranks 295Before him are Luigi Radice, Kedarnath Singh, Pik Botha, Mac Miller, Ringo Lam, and Madalena Iglésias. After him are Verne Troyer, Lawrence Roberts, Per Ahlmark, Daniel Quinn, Robert Kerman, and Aureliano Bolognesi.

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In The Bahamas

Among people born in The Bahamas, Durward Knowles ranks 3 out of 23Before him are Perry Christie (1943) and Kimbo Slice (1974). After him are Sebastian Bach (1968), Arthur Foulkes (1928), Hubert Minnis (1954), Lynden Pindling (1930), Mark Knowles (1971), Ryan Sweeting (1987), Donald Thomas (1984), Chandra Sturrup (1971), and Chris Brown (1978).

Among POLITICIANS In The Bahamas

Among politicians born in The Bahamas, Durward Knowles ranks 2Before him are Perry Christie (1943). After him are Arthur Foulkes (1928), Hubert Minnis (1954), and Lynden Pindling (1930).