Jacques Mayol

1927 - 2001

Jacques Mayol

Jacques Mayol (1 April 1927 – 22 December 2001) was a French diver and the holder of many world records in free diving. The 1988 film The Big Blue, directed by Luc Besson was inspired by his life story and that of his friend, Enzo Maiorca. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacques Mayol has received more than 286,000 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 23rd most popular celebrity.

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  • 16

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  • 5.54

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.87

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Among celebrities, Jacques Mayol ranks 24 out of 140Before him are Philippe Petit, Rosalia Lombardo, Kim Kardashian, Rosemary Kennedy, Don King, and Peggy Guggenheim. After him are Mary Anning, Cecilia Gallerani, Dodi Fayed, Mary Mallon, Chandra Bahadur Dangi, and Mehran Karimi Nasseri.

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Among people born in 1927, Jacques Mayol ranks 50Before him are Abdul Halim of Kedah, Robert Hossein, Hans-Dietrich Genscher, Harry Mulisch, Harry Markowitz, and Leszek Kołakowski. After him are Marvin Minsky, Sydney Brenner, Steve Ditko, Robert Noyce, Raúl Alfonsín, and Phil Hill. Among people deceased in 2001, Jacques Mayol ranks 35Before him are Nguyễn Văn Thiệu, Marie José of Belgium, Charles Trenet, Zhang Xueliang, Poul Anderson, and Dương Văn Minh. After him are Ken Kesey, Morris, Henry Lee Lucas, Chung Ju-yung, Juan Antonio Villacañas, and Isaac Stern.

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In China

Among people born in China, Jacques Mayol ranks 261 out of 921Before him are Pang De (170), Meng Huo (101), Emperor He of Han (79), Jia Xu (147), Ma Teng (156), and Emperor Yingzong of Song (1032). After him are Cai Yan (null), Zaifeng, Prince Chun (1883), Pu Songling (1640), Wang Chong (27), Jiang Ziya (-1090), and Emperor Zhang of Han (57).


Among celebrities born in China, Jacques Mayol ranks 1After him are Yu Wenxia (1989).

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