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Eric Lemming

1880 - 1930

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Eric Otto Valdemar Lemming (22 February 1880 – 5 June 1930) was a Swedish track and field athlete who competed at the 1900, 1906, 1908 and 1912 Olympics in a wide variety of events, which mostly involved throwing and jumping. He had his best results in the javelin throw, which he won at the 1906–1912 Games, and in which he set multiple world records between 1899 and 1912. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eric Lemming has received more than 35,746 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Eric Lemming is the 83rd most popular athlete (up from 208th in 2019), the 338th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 487th in 2019) and the most popular Swedish Athlete.

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Among athletes, Eric Lemming ranks 83 out of 3,059Before him are Thomas Hicks, Lee Haney, Gabriela Andersen-Schiess, Mohammed Gammoudi, Irena Szewińska, and Archie Hahn. After him are Inese Jaunzeme, Ibolya Csák, Eric Liddell, Milkha Singh, Naoto Tajima, and Fritz Hofmann.

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Among people born in 1880, Eric Lemming ranks 87Before him are Leon Rupnik, Waldemar Bonsels, Kōdō Sawaki, Archie Hahn, Mihail Sadoveanu, and Joseph Trumpeldor. After him are Gabriel Voisin, Ildebrando Pizzetti, Begum Rokeya, Princess Thyra of Denmark, Tudor Arghezi, and Alfredo Ildefonso Schuster. Among people deceased in 1930, Eric Lemming ranks 49Before him are Rafael Merry del Val, Riccardo Drigo, Frank P. Ramsey, Infante Antonio, Duke of Galliera, Alois Jirásek, and Carl Panzram. After him are Paul Émile Appell, Mabel Normand, Adolf Wölfli, Abram Arkhipov, Pierina Legnani, and Oskar Nedbal.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Eric Lemming ranks 338 out of 1,612Before him are Ove Andersson (1938), Ove Kindvall (1943), Hjalmar Hammarskjöld (1862), Anders Gustaf Ekeberg (1767), Princess Madeleine, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland (1982), and Joe Hill (1879). After him are Eva Dahlbeck (1920), Reine Wisell (1941), Magnus Stenbock (1664), Fredrik Reinfeldt (1965), Lars Fredrik Nilson (1840), and Anne Sofie von Otter (1955).

Among ATHLETES In Sweden

Among athletes born in Sweden, Eric Lemming ranks 1After him are Oscar Swahn (1847), John Ljunggren (1919), Nils von Kantzow (1885), August Nilsson (1872), Georg Åberg (1893), Gert Fredriksson (1919), Karl Staaf (1881), Henrik Sjöberg (1875), Ann-Britt Leyman (1922), Erik Abrahamsson (1898), and Henry Eriksson (1920).