Elias Katz

1901 - 1947

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Elias Katz (22 June 1901 – 26 December 1947) was a Finnish track and field athlete, who competed mainly in the 3000 metres steeplechase. Katz was born in Turku to a Jewish family. He frequented local nightclubs, participated in dance marathons, and played soccer with the small Jewish sports club in Turku. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elias Katz has received more than 28,131 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Elias Katz is the 185th most popular athlete (up from 193rd in 2019), the 134th most popular biography from Finland (up from 139th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Finnish Athlete.

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Among athletes, Elias Katz ranks 185 out of 6,025Before him are Gunnar Höckert, Parry O'Brien, Pierre Musy, Lee Evans, Vasile Dîba, and Gisela Mauermayer. After him are Joseph Guillemot, Imre Földi, Oscar Swahn, Marlene Ahrens, Gyula Kellner, and Alain Mimoun.

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Among people born in 1901, Elias Katz ranks 155Before him are Fernando Tambroni, Sergei Tumansky, Otto Ambros, Daniel-Rops, Ignatius Kung Pin-Mei, and Kurt Jooss. After him are Julio Libonatti, Werner Egk, Vilma Bánky, Dmitry Lelyushenko, Henri Tomasi, and Xu Xiangqian. Among people deceased in 1947, Elias Katz ranks 115Before him are Aleksandër Stavre Drenova, Francesc Cambó, Ricarda Huch, Petar Živković, Annie Londonderry, and Tristan Bernard. After him are Georg Kolbe, Stepan Petrichenko, Princess Maria Cristina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Gyula Károlyi, Willa Cather, and Maxwell Perkins.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Elias Katz ranks 134 out of 751Before him are Bo Carpelan (1926), Gustaf John Ramstedt (1873), Juho Vennola (1872), Leo Kinnunen (1943), Gunnar Höckert (1910), and Aimo Lahti (1896). After him are Selim Palmgren (1878), Klaus Fleming (1535), Carl Johan Adlercreutz (1759), Anders Johan Lexell (1740), Hugo Österman (1892), and Juha Sipilä (1961).

Among ATHLETES In Finland

Among athletes born in Finland, Elias Katz ranks 8Before him are Hannes Kolehmainen (1889), Ville Ritola (1896), Lasse Virén (1949), Matti Järvinen (1909), Albin Stenroos (1889), and Gunnar Höckert (1910). After him are Ilmari Salminen (1902), Volmari Iso-Hollo (1907), Juhani Suutarinen (1943), Lauri Virtanen (1904), Vilho Niittymaa (1896), and Jonni Myyrä (1892).