Floyd Patterson

1935 - 2006

Floyd Patterson

Floyd Patterson (January 4, 1935 – May 11, 2006) was an American professional boxer who competed from 1952 to 1972, and twice reigned as the world heavyweight champion between 1956 and 1962. At the age of 21, he became the youngest boxer in history to win the title, and was also the first heavyweight to regain the title after losing it. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Floyd Patterson has received more than 1,319,647 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 16th most popular boxer.

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  • 57.43

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.66

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.23

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among boxers, Floyd Patterson ranks 16 out of 186Before him are Jake LaMotta, George Foreman, László Papp, Primo Carnera, Jack Dempsey, and Sonny Liston. After him are Ingemar Johansson, Nino Benvenuti, Roberto Durán, Max Baer, Evander Holyfield, and Teófilo Stevenson.

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Among people born in 1935, Floyd Patterson ranks 69Before him are Ken Kercheval, Ron Paul, Bent Larsen, Charles Duke, Roger B. Chaffee, and Sonny Bono. After him are Gene Vincent, Forough Farrokhzad, António Ramalho Eanes, Satoshi Ōmura, Toni Sailer, and Valeri Kubasov. Among people deceased in 2006, Floyd Patterson ranks 62Before him are Glenn Ford, Joachim Fest, Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV, Mariska Veres, Claude Jade, and James Van Allen. After him are Richard Fleischer, David Bronstein, Reinhart Koselleck, William Styron, Gillo Pontecorvo, and Pierre Clostermann.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Floyd Patterson ranks 1,539 out of 12,171Before him are Lou Ferrigno (1951), James Van Allen (1914), Sonny Bono (1935), Garry Marshall (1934), Mark Harmon (1951), and Ray Conniff (1916). After him are Victor Mature (1913), Alan Silvestri (1950), Fredric March (1897), Daniel Nathans (1928), Joseph Nye (1937), and Nathan Rosen (1909).

Among BOXERS In United States

Among boxers born in United States, Floyd Patterson ranks 12Before him are Floyd Mayweather Jr. (1977), James J. Braddock (1905), Sugar Ray Robinson (1921), Jake LaMotta (1922), George Foreman (1949), and Jack Dempsey (1895). After him are Max Baer (1909), Evander Holyfield (1962), Rubin Carter (1937), Larry Holmes (1949), Sugar Ray Leonard (1956), and Ken Norton (1943).