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Elfriede Kaun

1914 - 2008

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Elfriede Kaun (5 October 1914 – 5 March 2008) was a German high jumper. Born in Büttel, Steinburg, she won the bronze medal at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elfriede Kaun has received more than 27,131 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Elfriede Kaun is the 447th most popular athlete (down from 280th in 2019), the 4,099th most popular biography from Germany (down from 3,473rd in 2019) and the 26th most popular German Athlete.

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Among athletes, Elfriede Kaun ranks 447 out of 3,059Before her are Dexter Jackson, Evelyn Ashford, Anders Gärderud, Leonid Taranenko, Jorma Kinnunen, and Harold Osborn. After her are Inga Gentzel, Tamara Tyshkevich, Bill Holland, Raimondo D'Inzeo, Barbara Jones, and Ulf Timmermann.

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Among people born in 1914, Elfriede Kaun ranks 251Before her are Victor Sen Yung, Jack Parsons, Viljo Heino, Oscar Heisserer, William Castle, and Jo Cals. After her are Julián Marías, R. A. Lafferty, Jack LaLanne, Kaisa Parviainen, Hamo Sahyan, and Alan Bullock. Among people deceased in 2008, Elfriede Kaun ranks 218Before her are Mustafa Khalil, Gary Gygax, Nikolai Baibakov, Dith Pran, Badri Patarkatsishvili, and Anton Allemann. After her are Olga Lepeshinskaya, Buck Adams, Leonard Rosenman, René Harris, Frederick Seitz, and Neal Hefti.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Elfriede Kaun ranks 4,099 out of 6,142Before her are Helma Sanders-Brahms (1940), Carl Theodore Liebermann (1842), Heinrich Ewald (1803), Karl Leberecht Immermann (1796), Julius Döpfner (1913), and Volker Bouffier (1951). After her are Andreas Scholl (1967), Magdalena Sibylla of Holstein-Gottorp (1631), Alfred Landé (1888), Ernst Hartert (1859), Johann Gottfried Seume (1763), and Leo Anton Karl de Ball (1853).

Among ATHLETES In Germany

Among athletes born in Germany, Elfriede Kaun ranks 26Before her are Karl Hein (1908), Frank Shorter (1947), Christa Stubnick (1933), Renate Stecher (1950), Marlies Göhr (1958), and Arthur Jonath (1909). After her are Ulf Timmermann (1962), Udo Beyer (1955), Manfred Kokot (1948), Rudolf Harbig (1913), Ellen Braumüller (1910), and Peter Frenkel (1939).