Georges Carpentier

1894 - 1975

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Georges Carpentier (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɔʁʒ kaʁ.pɑ̃ˈtje]; January 12, 1894 – October 28, 1975) was a French boxer, actor and World War I pilot. He fought mainly as a light heavyweight and heavyweight in a career lasting from 1908 to 1926. Nicknamed the "Orchid Man", he stood 5 feet 11+1⁄2 inches (182 cm) and his fighting weight ranged from 147 to 175 pounds (67 to 79 kg). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georges Carpentier has received more than 188,921 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Georges Carpentier is the 45th most popular boxer, the 2,942nd most popular biography from France and the most popular French Boxer.

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Among boxers, Georges Carpentier ranks 45 out of 324Before him are Pete Rademacher, Rocky Graziano, Jersey Joe Walcott, Abdul-Rahman ibn Abi Bakr, Roy Jones Jr., and James J. Corbett. After him are José Torres, Ezzard Charles, Pascual Pérez, Buster Douglas, Jess Willard, and Gene Tunney.

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Among people born in 1894, Georges Carpentier ranks 115Before him are Henry Hazlitt, Boris Pilnyak, Augustín Malár, Sofoklis Venizelos, Kyuichi Tokuda, and Norma Talmadge. After him are Mae Marsh, Khawaja Nazimuddin, Évariste Lévi-Provençal, Ángel Romano, Maksim Purkayev, and Varvara Stepanova. Among people deceased in 1975, Georges Carpentier ranks 109Before him are Vladimir Kuts, Ma Bufang, Alvin Hansen, Virginio Rosetta, Barbara Hepworth, and Annette Kellermann. After him are Aníbal Troilo, Anthony McAuliffe, S. D. Burman, Mark Donohue, Gustav von Wangenheim, and Andrés Mazali.

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In France

Among people born in France, Georges Carpentier ranks 2,942 out of 5,234Before him are François-Henri Pinault (1962), Vincent Voiture (1597), Jacques Ozanam (1640), Émile Combes (1835), Tristan Bernard (1866), and Pierre Pigneau de Behaine (1741). After him are Charles-François Brisseau de Mirbel (1776), Wolfgang Capito (1478), Pascal Lamy (1947), Gaston, Marquis de Galliffet (1831), Jules Simon (1814), and Prosper Guéranger (1805).

Among BOXERS In France

Among boxers born in France, Georges Carpentier ranks 1After him are Paul Fritsch (1901), Jean Despeaux (1915), Roger Michelot (1912), Alexis Vastine (1986), Tony Yoka (1992), Jérôme Thomas (1979), Daouda Sow (1983), and Sofiane Oumiha (1994).