Ivar Ballangrud

1904 - 1969

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Ivar Eugen Ballangrud (née Eriksen, 7 March 1904 – 1 June 1969) was a Norwegian speed skater, a four-time Olympic champion in speed skating. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ivar Ballangrud has received more than 23,852 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Ivar Ballangrud is the 9th most popular skater, the 162nd most popular biography from Norway (down from 139th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Norwegian Skater.

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Among skaters, Ivar Ballangrud ranks 9 out of 313Before him are Axel Paulsen, Gillis Grafström, Clas Thunberg, Karl Schäfer, Tonya Harding, and Katarina Witt. After him are Helene Engelmann, Ondrej Nepela, Madge Syers, Lidiya Skoblikova, Ludmila Belousova, and Hjalmar Andersen.

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Among people born in 1904, Ivar Ballangrud ranks 127Before him are Franz Kutschera, Kuvempu, Necip Fazıl Kısakürek, Peter Yorck von Wartenburg, Lin Huiyin, and Princess Elizabeth of Greece and Denmark. After him are Vilis Lācis, Edvard Kocbek, Joseph Schmidt, Fats Waller, Edgar P. Jacobs, and Cecil Beaton. Among people deceased in 1969, Ivar Ballangrud ranks 95Before him are Carlos Marighella, Thelma Ritter, Willy Mairesse, André Salmon, Krzysztof Komeda, and He Long. After him are José María Arguedas, Léon Scieur, Georges Catroux, Volmari Iso-Hollo, Nicolas Grunitzky, and Al Taliaferro.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Ivar Ballangrud ranks 162 out of 735Before him are Thorvald Asvaldsson (950), Helge Ingstad (1899), Nils Christie (1928), Per Petterson (1952), Carl Anton Larsen (1860), and Otto Ruge (1882). After him are Henrik Steffens (1773), Petter Dass (1647), Oda Krohg (1860), Bernt Michael Holmboe (1795), Amalie Skram (1846), and Wenche Myhre (1947).

Among SKATERS In Norway

Among skaters born in Norway, Ivar Ballangrud ranks 3Before him are Sonja Henie (1912) and Axel Paulsen (1855). After him are Hjalmar Andersen (1923), Bernt Evensen (1905), Fred Anton Maier (1938), Roald Aas (1928), Finn Helgesen (1919), Sverre Farstad (1920), Knut Johannesen (1933), Sten Stensen (1947), and Johann Olav Koss (1968).