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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 55,959 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Durward Knowles is the 13,826th most popular politician (down from 12,472nd in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from The Bahamas (up from 3rd in 2019) and the most popular Bahamian Politician.

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Among politicians, Durward Knowles ranks 13,826 out of 15,577Before him are Viktor Khristenko, Victor Hope, 2nd Marquess of Linlithgow, Arthur Meighen, Chen Chien-jen, William M. Tweed, and Louis Borno. After him are John M. Clayton, Pete Ricketts, Azzeddine Laraki, Martín Torrijos, José Ballivián, and Princess Alexia of Greece and Denmark.

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Among people born in 1917, Durward Knowles ranks 221Before him are Joseph Wresinski, Victor Marijnen, José Luis Sampedro, Bagrat Shinkuba, Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., and Madeleine Robinson. After him are J. L. Mackie, Laurindo Almeida, William P. Gottlieb, Miroslav Brozović, Fyodor Khitruk, and Henry Carlsson. Among people deceased in 2018, Durward Knowles ranks 291Before him are Jon Hiseman, Soon-Tek Oh, D. J. Fontana, Nancy Wilson, Glenn Branca, and Pat Torpey. After him are Mrinal Sen, Oleg Anofriyev, Gianfranco Parolini, Aureliano Bolognesi, Roberto Suazo Córdova, and XXXTentacion.

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In The Bahamas

Among people born in The Bahamas, Durward Knowles ranks 2 out of 27Before him are Sidney Poitier (1927). After him are Perry Christie (1943), Sebastian Bach (1968), Kimbo Slice (1974), Hubert Minnis (1954), Arthur Foulkes (1928), Lynden Pindling (1930), Mark Knowles (1971), Donald Thomas (1984), Ryan Sweeting (1987), and Troy Kemp (1966).

Among POLITICIANS In The Bahamas

Among politicians born in The Bahamas, Durward Knowles ranks 1After him are Perry Christie (1943), Hubert Minnis (1954), Arthur Foulkes (1928), and Lynden Pindling (1930).