Jack Dempsey

1895 - 1983

Jack Dempsey

William Harrison "Jack" Dempsey (June 24, 1895 – May 31, 1983), nicknamed Kid Blackie, and The Manassa Mauler, was an American professional boxer who competed from 1914 to 1927, and reigned as the world heavyweight champion from 1919 to 1926. A cultural icon of the 1920s, Dempsey's aggressive fighting style and exceptional punching power made him one of the most popular boxers in history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jack Dempsey has received more than 2,576,671 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 14th most popular boxer.

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Among boxers, Jack Dempsey ranks 14 out of 186Before him are James J. Braddock, Sugar Ray Robinson, Jake LaMotta, George Foreman, László Papp, and Primo Carnera. After him are Sonny Liston, Floyd Patterson, Ingemar Johansson, Nino Benvenuti, Roberto Durán, and Max Baer.

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Among people born in 1895, Jack Dempsey ranks 74Before him are Clara Haskil, Jean Giono, Ferdinand Čatloš, Tadeusz Bór-Komorowski, Dickinson W. Richards, and Lin Yutang. After him are Vinoba Bhave, Prince Pierre, Duke of Valentinois, Friedrich Jeckeln, Kiril, Prince of Preslav, Shote Galica, and Henry de Montherlant. Among people deceased in 1983, Jack Dempsey ranks 40Before him are Benigno Aquino Jr., Osvaldo Dorticós Torrado, Maurice Ronet, Dolores del Río, Klaus Nomi, and Alberto Ginastera. After him are Shizo Kanakuri, Kurt Tank, Georges Bidault, Nicolaus von Below, Germaine Tailleferre, and Victor Turner.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jack Dempsey ranks 1,427 out of 12,171Before him are Douglas McGregor (1906), Martin Gardner (1914), Carson McCullers (1917), Mamie Eisenhower (1896), Dionne Warwick (1940), and Martin Rodbell (1925). After him are Sonny Rollins (1930), Charles G. Dawes (1865), Edward W. Morley (1838), Thomas J. Sargent (1943), Shia LaBeouf (1986), and Robert Wilson (1941).

Among BOXERS In United States

Among boxers born in United States, Jack Dempsey ranks 11Before him are Joe Louis (1914), Floyd Mayweather Jr. (1977), James J. Braddock (1905), Sugar Ray Robinson (1921), Jake LaMotta (1922), and George Foreman (1949). After him are Floyd Patterson (1935), Max Baer (1909), Evander Holyfield (1962), Rubin Carter (1937), Larry Holmes (1949), and Sugar Ray Leonard (1956).