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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 15,088 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Henry Taylor is the 26th most popular swimmer (down from 8th in 2019), the 3,444th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,559th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular British Swimmer.

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Among swimmers, Henry Taylor ranks 26 out of 392Before him are Marie Braun, Đurđica Bjedov, Charles Daniels, Katalin Szőke, Greta Johansson, and Oleksandr Sydorenko. After him are Frederick Lane, Helene Madison, Kusuo Kitamura, Clarke Scholes, Ferenc Csik, and Ian Thorpe.

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Among people born in 1885, Henry Taylor ranks 172Before him are Charles Daniels, Pierre Dupong, Richmond K. Turner, Artur Lemba, Emil Väre, and Walter Anderson. After him are Enrico Porro, Eduard Künneke, Américo Castro, Fritz von Unruh, Per Thorén, and Hasan Saka. Among people deceased in 1951, Henry Taylor ranks 125Before him are Miyamoto Yuriko, Ignaty Krachkovsky, Nikola Mushanov, Ricardo Leoncio Elías Arias, Richard Schorr, and Levon Shant. After him are Pierre Braine, Will Keith Kellogg, Kim Myeong-sun, Jules Berry, Gunnar Lindström, and Ernesto Ambrosini.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Henry Taylor ranks 3,444 out of 7,765Before him are Eleanor Farjeon (1881), Hugh Dancy (1975), E. H. Shepard (1879), Matthew Macfadyen (1974), Ashley Young (1985), and Michael Giles (1942). After him are Martin McDonagh (1970), Wilfrid Hyde-White (1903), Victor Hope, 2nd Marquess of Linlithgow (1887), John Pond (1767), Jesse Lingard (1992), and Anthony D. Smith (1939).

Among SWIMMERS In United Kingdom

Among swimmers born in United Kingdom, Henry Taylor ranks 2Before him are John Arthur Jarvis (1872). After him are Murray Rose (1939), Frederick Holman (1885), Judy Grinham (1939), Tom Dean (2000), Spyridon Gianniotis (1980), Adam Peaty (1994), Duncan Goodhew (1957), Duncan Scott (1997), Rebecca Adlington (1989), and James Guy (1995).