Fanny Durack

1889 - 1956

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Sarah Frances "Fanny" Durack (27 October 1889 – 20 March 1956), also known by her married name Fanny Gately, was an Australian competition swimmer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fanny Durack has received more than 127,094 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Fanny Durack is the 50th most popular swimmer (up from 88th in 2019), the 196th most popular biography from Australia (up from 324th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Australian Swimmer.

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  • 22

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Page views of Fanny Duracks by language

Over the past year Fanny Durack has had the most page views in the with 9,174 views, followed by Italian (1,425), and French (1,146). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Lithuanian (116.83%), Catalan (91.08%), and Ukrainian (69.01%)


Among swimmers, Fanny Durack ranks 50 out of 709Before her are Shigeo Arai, Adelaide Lambert, Ethel Lackie, Arne Borg, Galina Prozumenshchikova, and Arati Saha. After her are Edgar Adams, Hilde Schrader, John Derbyshire, Carolyn Schuler, Katie Ledecky, and Kusuo Kitamura.

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Among people born in 1889, Fanny Durack ranks 224Before her are Stanley Morison, Paul Deman, Giovanni Micheletto, James L. Peters, Arnulf Øverland, and Ted Wilde. After her are Walter Catlett, Stafford Cripps, Carl O. Sauer, Dietrich Kraiss, K. B. Hedgewar, and Carl Folcker. Among people deceased in 1956, Fanny Durack ranks 152Before her are Flora Sandes, Preston Tucker, Grigory Shajn, Louis Bromfield, Louis Calhern, and César Espinoza. After her are Doca, Pyotr Konchalovsky, Marie Doro, Guido Boni, Oskar Olsen, and Juan José de Amézaga.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Fanny Durack ranks 196 out of 1,143Before her are Keith Michell (1926), Ruby Rose (1986), Malcolm Turnbull (1954), Rick Springfield (1949), Nancye Wynne Bolton (1916), and William McMahon (1908). After her are Norma Croker (1934), Shirley Strickland (1925), John Seale (1942), Gerald Patterson (1895), Scott Morrison (1968), and Arthur Benjamin (1893).

Among SWIMMERS In Australia

Among swimmers born in Australia, Fanny Durack ranks 3Before her are Ian Thorpe (1982), and Frederick Lane (1880). After her are John Devitt (1937), Lyn McClements (1951), Leslie Boardman (1889), Faith Leech (1941), Clare Dennis (1916), Harold Hardwick (1888), Mina Wylie (1891), Cecil Healy (1881), and Shane Gould (1956).