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Francis Johnson

1910 - 1997

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Francis Lee Johnson (August 5, 1910 – April 18, 1997) was an American basketball player who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. He was part of the American basketball team, which won the gold medal. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francis Johnson has received more than 10,858 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Francis Johnson is the 194th most popular basketball player (up from 202nd in 2019), the 9,193rd most popular biography from United States (down from 8,351st in 2019) and the 117th most popular American Basketball Player.

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Among basketball players, Francis Johnson ranks 194 out of 1,268Before him are Alonzo Mourning, Doug Collins, Tim Hardaway, Kawhi Leonard, Andro Knego, and Roberto Lovera. After him are Jermaine O'Neal, Chris Webber, Larry Johnson, Clyde Lovellette, Luka Dončić, and Frank Ramsey.

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Among people born in 1910, Francis Johnson ranks 321Before him are Mario Alborta, Hilda Strike, Jack Shea, Gordon B. Hinckley, Alois Schnabel, and John Hunt, Baron Hunt. After him are Lucky Dube, Peter Hirt, Gavino Matta, Carl Knowles, Jack Lovelock, and Tom Richards. Among people deceased in 1997, Francis Johnson ranks 252Before him are Helene Hanff, Leni Junker, Sidney Darlington, Ivor Allchurch, Michael Manley, and Reinhard Lauck. After him are Frank Parker, Sheldon Leonard, James Dickey, Mikhail Anikushin, LaVern Baker, and Amleto Frignani.

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Among people born in United States, Francis Johnson ranks 9,193 out of 18,182Before him are Jimmy Carl Black (1938), Susan Brownmiller (1935), Lynne Cox (1957), Barry Mazur (1937), Frederick Muhlenberg (1750), and Christopher Connelly (1941). After him are Edna May Oliver (1883), Jermaine O'Neal (1978), Dolores Fuller (1923), Gretchen Carlson (1966), Maitland Ward (1977), and Jim Gordon (1945).


Among basketball players born in United States, Francis Johnson ranks 117Before him are Jim Pollard (1922), Joe Dumars (1963), Alonzo Mourning (1970), Doug Collins (1951), Tim Hardaway (1966), and Kawhi Leonard (1991). After him are Jermaine O'Neal (1978), Chris Webber (1973), Larry Johnson (1969), Clyde Lovellette (1929), Frank Ramsey (1931), and Walt Davis (1931).