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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 147,971 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Eddie Eagan is the 48th most popular athlete (down from 43rd in 2019), the 2,342nd most popular biography from United States (down from 2,055th in 2019) and the 16th most popular American Athlete.

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Among athletes, Eddie Eagan ranks 48 out of 3,059Before him are Alberto Juantorena, Peter Norman, Valeriy Brumel, Ellery Harding Clark, Ville Ritola, and Sebastian Coe. After him are Dana Zátopková, Dora Ratjen, Hans Woellke, Irving Baxter, Matti Järvinen, and Alvin Kraenzlein.

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Among people born in 1897, Eddie Eagan ranks 94Before him are Samuel Noah Kramer, Adolf Heusinger, Lester B. Pearson, Arthur Greiser, Chen Cheng, and Josep Pla. After him are Alexandre Tansman, Bernard Lyot, Georgios Grivas, Manuel Ávila Camacho, George Szell, and Fredric March. Among people deceased in 1967, Eddie Eagan ranks 83Before him are Léon M'ba, Joseph Boxhall, Martine Carol, Abdel Hakim Amer, David Burliuk, and Hans Ledwinka. After him are Robert J. Van de Graaff, Zbigniew Cybulski, Shukri al-Quwatli, Harold Holt, Jane Darwell, and H. H. Kung.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Eddie Eagan ranks 2,342 out of 18,182Before him are Alice Ball (1892), Elizabeth McGovern (1961), Ray Harryhausen (1920), Luis Walter Alvarez (1911), William Joyce (1906), and Don S. Davis (1942). After him are Chris Noth (1954), Cornell Woolrich (1903), Katy Perry (1984), Lester Young (1909), Robert B. Laughlin (1950), and Annie Oakley (1860).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Eddie Eagan ranks 16Before him are Thomas Burke (1875), Larry Scott (1938), Al Oerter (1936), Frank Zane (1942), Tommie Smith (1944), and Ellery Harding Clark (1874). After him are Irving Baxter (1876), Alvin Kraenzlein (1876), Wilma Rudolph (1940), Jim Thorpe (1887), Ralph Craig (1889), and Robert Garrett (1875).