James Dwight

1852 - 1917

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James Dwight (July 14, 1852, France – July 13, 1917) was an American tennis player who was known as the "Founding Father of American Tennis". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Dwight has received more than 16,933 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). James Dwight is the 156th most popular tennis player (down from 135th in 2019), the 3,769th most popular biography from France (down from 3,039th in 2019) and the 18th most popular French Tennis Player.

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Among tennis players, James Dwight ranks 156 out of 1,148Before him are Robin Söderling, Simona Halep, Conchita Martínez, Margaret Osborne duPont, Helen Jacobs, and Evonne Goolagong Cawley. After him are Shirley Fry, William Larned, Anders Järryd, Frank Hadow, Marion Jones Farquhar, and Hana Mandlíková.

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Among people born in 1852, James Dwight ranks 86Before him are Hans Huber, Dmitry Mamin-Sibiryak, Lin Shu, Felix Graf von Bothmer, Johan Ramstedt, and Fulgence Bienvenüe. After him are Orest Khvolson, Abdülhak Hâmid Tarhan, Daniel De Leon, Joaquín Sánchez de Toca, Theo Heemskerk, and Henry van Dyke Jr.. Among people deceased in 1917, James Dwight ranks 84Before him are Yevgeni Bauer, Stéphane Javelle, Émil Goeldi, Carlo Oriani, James Crafts, and John W. Foster. After him are Jules Vandenpeereboom, José Manuel Pando, Albert Pinkham Ryder, Charles Horton Peck, Tom Thomson, and Mary Arthur McElroy.

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In France

Among people born in France, James Dwight ranks 3,769 out of 5,234Before him are Simon Abkarian (1962), Claudie Haigneré (1957), André Comte-Sponville (1952), Hippolyte Mège-Mouriès (1817), Raymond Bellot (1929), and Anni Steuer (1913). After him are Guy Lapébie (1916), Maurice Genevoix (1890), Louis Saha (1978), Jean Vautrin (1933), Nathalie Cardone (1967), and Natalie Dessay (1965).


Among tennis players born in France, James Dwight ranks 18Before him are Julie Vlasto (1903), Philippe Chatrier (1926), Marguerite Broquedis (1893), Gaël Monfils (1986), Otto Froitzheim (1884), and André Prévost (1860). After him are Henri Leconte (1963), Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (1985), Cédric Pioline (1969), Richard Gasquet (1986), Marion Bartoli (1984), and Gilles Simon (1984).