Frank Irons

1886 - 1942

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Francis "Frank" Cleveland Irons (March 23, 1886 – June 19, 1942) was an American athlete who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics and in the 1912 Summer Olympics. He was born in Des Moines, Iowa and died in Palatine, Illinois.Irons competed for the United States in the 1908 Games held in London, Great Britain in the long jump where he won the gold medal. In the standing high jump event he finished eighth and in the triple jump competition he finished 16th. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frank Irons has received more than 14,525 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Frank Irons is the 478th most popular athlete (down from 396th in 2019), the 6,623rd most popular biography from United States (down from 5,470th in 2019) and the 102nd most popular American Athlete.

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Among athletes, Frank Irons ranks 478 out of 3,055Before him are Glenn Morris, Ken Carpenter, Michel Jazy, Harry Babcock, Ole Østmo, and Akilles Järvinen. After him are Frank Loomis, Argentina Menis, Klas Lestander, James Quinn, Elżbieta Krzesińska, and Albert Hill.

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Among people born in 1886, Frank Irons ranks 194Before him are Robert L. Eichelberger, Willis H. O'Brien, Urho Castrén, Ma Rainey, Frank Heller, and Eugene Burton Ely. After him are Ricardo Güiraldes, Francis Biddle, Pranas Dovydaitis, Hugo Jahnke, May Sutton, and Owen Moore. Among people deceased in 1942, Frank Irons ranks 160Before him are Romà Forns, Heinrich Burger, Sergey Chaplygin, Oskari Mantere, Herbert Selpin, and Frank Churchill. After him are Hernando Siles Reyes, Mahadev Desai, John Goodall, Pranas Dovydaitis, Sidney Fox, and Belisario Porras Barahona.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Frank Irons ranks 6,623 out of 15,968Before him are Arthur Crudup (1905), Richard Simmons (1948), Stormy Daniels (1979), Brad Renfro (1982), Bill Nunn (1953), and Elizabeth Reaser (1975). After him are Noah Baumbach (1969), James P. Johnson (1894), Frank Loomis (1896), Helen Prejean (1939), Elaine May (1932), and Otto Warmbier (1994).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Frank Irons ranks 102Before him are Cornelius Johnson (1913), Albert Gutterson (1887), Herbert Jamison (1875), Glenn Morris (1912), Ken Carpenter (1913), and Harry Babcock (1890). After him are Frank Loomis (1896), James Quinn (1906), Mike Larrabee (1933), Max Emmerich (1879), Nate Brooks (1933), and Dallas Long (1940).