Henry Taylor

1885 - 1951

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Henry Taylor (17 March 1885 – 28 February 1951) was an English competitive swimmer who represented Great Britain in four Summer Olympics between 1906 and 1920. Taylor served in the Royal Navy during the First World War, and continued to swim competitively until 1926. His fortunes declined after he retired and he died penniless. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Taylor has received more than 13,627 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Henry Taylor is the 8th most popular swimmer, the 2,560th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,094th in 2019) and the most popular British Swimmer.

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Among swimmers, Henry Taylor ranks 8 out of 392Before him are Mark Spitz, Duke Kahanamoku, Michael Phelps, Alfréd Hajós, Gertrude Ederle, and Arne Borg. After him are Don Schollander, Ann Curtis, Roland Matthes, Rie Mastenbroek, Ethelda Bleibtrey, and Erich Rademacher.

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Among people born in 1885, Henry Taylor ranks 133Before him are Hedda Hopper, Egon Wellesz, Dora Pejačević, Francisco Olazar, Jóhannes Sveinsson Kjarval, and Pieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy. After him are Zhou Zuoren, Allan Dwan, Juhan Kukk, Sigrid Hjertén, Alice Paul, and Anna Hübler. Among people deceased in 1951, Henry Taylor ranks 95Before him are István Friedrich, Karl Koller, Angelos Sikelianos, Abanindranath Tagore, Louis Adamic, and José Enrique Varela. After him are Roland Jacobi, Sabiha Kasimati, Leopold Andrian, Enrique Santos Discépolo, Reggie Walker, and Fumiko Hayashi.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Henry Taylor ranks 2,560 out of 6,924Before him are Cuthred of Wessex (750), Henry Dudeney (1857), Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon (1609), Elaine Paige (1948), Henry Scott Tuke (1858), and Gillian Rubinstein (1942). After him are Andrew V. McLaglen (1920), Sue Townsend (1946), Würzel (1949), Naveen Andrews (1969), Branwell Brontë (1817), and Midge Ure (1953).

Among SWIMMERS In United Kingdom

Among swimmers born in United Kingdom, Henry Taylor ranks 1After him are John Arthur Jarvis (1872), Frederick Holman (1885), Murray Rose (1939), Adam Peaty (1994), Spyridon Gianniotis (1980), Liam Tancock (1985), Rebecca Adlington (1989), Joanne Jackson (1986), Michael Jamieson (1988), Duncan Scott (1997), and James Guy (1995).