Gertrude Ederle

1905 - 2003

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Gertrude Caroline Ederle (October 23, 1905 – November 30, 2003) was an American competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and world record-holder in five events. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gertrude Ederle has received more than 454,399 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Gertrude Ederle is the 6th most popular swimmer (up from 7th in 2019), the 3,057th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,206th in 2019) and the 4th most popular American Swimmer.

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Among swimmers, Gertrude Ederle ranks 6 out of 392Before her are Johnny Weissmuller, Mark Spitz, Duke Kahanamoku, Michael Phelps, and Alfréd Hajós. After her are Arne Borg, Henry Taylor, Don Schollander, Ann Curtis, Roland Matthes, and Rie Mastenbroek.

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Among people born in 1905, Gertrude Ederle ranks 116Before her are Nobuhito, Prince Takamatsu, Frits Philips, Eduard Tubin, Michael Powell, Sven Rydell, and Gerhard Klopfer. After her are Jacinto Quincoces, Alexander Rodimtsev, Banine, Gaston Eyskens, Tore Keller, and Aldo Fabrizi. Among people deceased in 2003, Gertrude Ederle ranks 107Before her are Valeriy Brumel, Foday Sankoh, Canaan Banana, Goffredo Petrassi, Kalpana Chawla, and Bernard Williams. After her are Mongo Santamaría, Marie Trintignant, Lothar Emmerich, Julinho, Kerim Kerimov, and John Ritter.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gertrude Ederle ranks 3,057 out of 15,968Before her are Hal Ashby (1929), Lawrence Block (1938), Jeff Buckley (1966), KRS-One (1965), Mack Swain (1876), and Annie Edson Taylor (1838). After her are William A. Wheeler (1819), Jennifer Coolidge (1961), Douglas Hofstadter (1945), Budd Schulberg (1914), Frank Wilczek (1951), and Matt Cameron (1962).

Among SWIMMERS In United States

Among swimmers born in United States, Gertrude Ederle ranks 4Before her are Mark Spitz (1950), Duke Kahanamoku (1890), and Michael Phelps (1985). After her are Don Schollander (1946), Ann Curtis (1926), Ethelda Bleibtrey (1902), Charles Daniels (1885), George Kojac (1910), Clarke Scholes (1930), Helene Madison (1913), and Matt Biondi (1965).