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 110,351 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Eddie Eagan is the 43rd most popular athlete (up from 70th in 2019), the 2,056th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,523rd in 2019) and the 16th most popular American Athlete.

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Among athletes, Eddie Eagan ranks 43 out of 3,055Before him are Oscar Swahn, Lasse Virén, Ronnie Coleman, Elvīra Ozoliņa, Jan Železný, and Vasily Alekseyev. After him are Tommie Smith, Ville Ritola, Shizo Kanakuri, Frank Zane, Larry Scott, and Florence Griffith Joyner.

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Among people born in 1897, Eddie Eagan ranks 90Before him are Samuel Noah Kramer, Elijah Muhammad, Arthur Greiser, George Szell, Zakir Husain, and Lester B. Pearson. After him are Shoghi Effendi, Carl Oberg, Manuel Ávila Camacho, Mukhtar Auezov, Edith Head, and Otto Dietrich. Among people deceased in 1967, Eddie Eagan ranks 71Before him are Marcel Aymé, Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, Géza Lakatos, Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden, Oskar Fischinger, and George Kelly. After him are Walter Weiß, Stanisław Sosabowski, Walter A. Shewhart, Abdel Hakim Amer, Langston Hughes, and Joseph Boxhall.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Eddie Eagan ranks 2,056 out of 15,968Before him are Joe Pantoliano (1951), Victor French (1934), Chris Evert (1954), Marisa Berenson (1947), Lionel Barrymore (1878), and George Kelly (1905). After him are Herbert Blumer (1900), Busta Rhymes (1972), Chris Columbus (1958), Ralph Bellamy (1904), Wes Montgomery (1923), and Barry Manilow (1943).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Eddie Eagan ranks 16Before him are Al Oerter (1936), Mike Powell (1963), Ellery Harding Clark (1874), Alvin Kraenzlein (1876), Irving Baxter (1876), and Ronnie Coleman (1964). After him are Tommie Smith (1944), Frank Zane (1942), Larry Scott (1938), Florence Griffith Joyner (1959), Parry O'Brien (1932), and Archie Hahn (1880).