Eddie Eagan

1897 - 1967

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Edward Patrick Francis Eagan (April 26, 1897 – June 14, 1967) was an American boxer and bobsledder who is notable as being the only person to win a gold medal at both the Summer and Winter Olympic Games in different disciplines. Eagan won his summer gold in boxing and his winter gold in four-man bobsled. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eddie Eagan has received more than 158,544 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Eddie Eagan is the 91st most popular athlete (down from 51st in 2019), the 2,813th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,340th in 2019) and the 30th most popular American Athlete.

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  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.64

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.61

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Eddie Eagan has had the most page views in the with 16,385 views, followed by Swedish (2,991), and Polish (1,985). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Swedish (239.12%), Polish (128.42%), and Catalan (93.30%)


Among athletes, Eddie Eagan ranks 91 out of 6,025Before him are Sebastian Coe, Robert Garrett, Harry Porter, Maxie Long, Gerda van der Kade-Koudijs, and Josy Barthel. After him are Armin Hary, Heather Armitage, Gustav Flatow, Elvīra Ozoliņa, Niels Holst-Sørensen, and Ralph Rose.

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Among people born in 1897, Eddie Eagan ranks 117Before him are Marian Anderson, Bernard Lyot, Anton Graf von Arco auf Valley, J. P. Guilford, Husni al-Za'im, and Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky. After him are Agustín Lara, Nisargadatta Maharaj, Eric Knight, Emil Leon Post, Sergey Taboritsky, and Elisabeth Bergner. Among people deceased in 1967, Eddie Eagan ranks 99Before him are Harold Holt, Osvaldo Moles, Juliusz Rómmel, Oskar Fischinger, Miklós Kállay, and Pierre Jeanneret. After him are George Lincoln Rockwell, Mir Osman Ali Khan, Robert J. Van de Graaff, Gregory Goodwin Pincus, Franz Waxman, and Paul Löbe.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Eddie Eagan ranks 2,813 out of 20,380Before him are Christopher Latham Sholes (1819), Marilyn Chambers (1952), Denise Richards (1971), Art Pepper (1925), Michael J. Sandel (1953), and Ralph Nader (1934). After him are Lea Thompson (1961), Tate Donovan (1963), Ralph Macchio (1961), Don Bluth (1937), Laurie Anderson (1947), and Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Eddie Eagan ranks 30Before him are Al Oerter (1936), Irving Baxter (1876), Lee Haney (1959), Robert Garrett (1875), Harry Porter (1882), and Maxie Long (1878). After him are Ralph Rose (1885), Frank Jarvis (1878), Edwin Moses (1955), Thomas Curtis (1873), Sherm Clark (1899), and Jim Thorpe (1887).