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Ingemar Johansson

1932 - 2009

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Jens Ingemar "Ingo" Johansson (Swedish: [ˈɪ̌ŋː(ɛ)mar ˈjûːanˌsɔn]; 22 September 1932 – 30 January 2009) was a Swedish professional boxer who competed from 1952 to 1963. He held the world heavyweight title from 1959 to 1960, and was the fifth heavyweight champion born outside the United States. Johansson won the title by defeating Floyd Patterson via third-round stoppage, after flooring him seven times in that round. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ingemar Johansson has received more than 691,272 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Ingemar Johansson is the 20th most popular boxer (up from 22nd in 2019), the 221st most popular biography from Sweden (down from 218th in 2019) and the most popular Swedish Boxer.

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Among boxers, Ingemar Johansson ranks 20 out of 326Before him are Evander Holyfield, James J. Braddock, Floyd Patterson, Carlos Monzón, Vitali Klitschko, and Teófilo Stevenson. After him are Roberto Durán, Primo Carnera, Larry Holmes, Ken Norton, Rubin Carter, and Trevor Berbick.

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Among people born in 1932, Ingemar Johansson ranks 100Before him are Aharon Appelfeld, Wojciech Kilar, Paolo Villaggio, Jean-Jacques Sempé, Gyula Horn, and Ahmad Tejan Kabbah. After him are Khaled al-Asaad, Dušan Makavejev, Tatsuya Nakadai, Horst Eckel, Nikolai Kardashev, and Alan Bean. Among people deceased in 2009, Ingemar Johansson ranks 61Before him are Marek Edelman, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, J. G. Ballard, Philip José Farmer, Qian Xuesen, and Rafael Caldera. After him are Arne Næss, Takashi Takabayashi, Sydney Chaplin, Shih Kien, Susan Atkins, and Israel Gelfand.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Ingemar Johansson ranks 221 out of 1,612Before him are Carl Gustaf Mosander (1797), Gustav Horn, Count of Pori (1592), Lena Olin (1955), Canute II of Sweden (1200), Lennart Bernadotte (1909), and Richeza of Poland, Queen of Sweden (1116). After him are Carl Linnaeus the Younger (1741), Carl Michael Bellman (1740), Princess Margaretha of Sweden (1899), Carl Johan Bernadotte (1916), Håkan Nesser (1950), and John Ericsson (1803).

Among BOXERS In Sweden

Among boxers born in Sweden, Ingemar Johansson ranks 1After him are Otto von Porat (1903), Nils Ramm (1903), and Badou Jack (1983).