Jean Borotra

1898 - 1994

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Jean Laurent Robert Borotra (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɑ̃ ʁɔbɛʁ bɔ.ʁotʁa], Basque pronunciation: [borotɾa]; 13 August 1898 – 17 July 1994) was a French tennis champion. He was one of the famous "Four Musketeers" from his country who dominated tennis in the late 1920s and early 1930s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Borotra has received more than 191,423 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Jean Borotra is the 31st most popular tennis player, the 1,889th most popular biography from France (down from 1,536th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular French Tennis Player.

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Among tennis players, Jean Borotra ranks 31 out of 1,148Before him are Monica Seles, Roy Emerson, Chris Evert, Guillermo Vilas, Bill Tilden, and Pete Sampras. After him are R. Norris Williams, Gabriela Sabatini, Jaroslav Drobný, John Newcombe, Ken Rosewall, and Maria Sharapova.

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Among people born in 1898, Jean Borotra ranks 78Before him are Leopold Infeld, Luigi Fagioli, Leo McCarey, Desanka Maksimović, Berenice Abbott, and Alfred Eisenstaedt. After him are Helmuth von Pannwitz, Matvei Zakharov, Jean Fautrier, Karl Mauss, Joseph Kessel, and Shinichi Suzuki. Among people deceased in 1994, Jean Borotra ranks 82Before him are Lionel Stander, Walter Lantz, Johannes Steinhoff, Federica Montseny, Jérôme Lejeune, and Andrés Escobar. After him are John Candy, Nikolai Ogarkov, Juan Carlos Onetti, Donald Judd, Woody Strode, and Alain Cuny.

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Among people born in France, Jean Borotra ranks 1,889 out of 5,234Before him are Augustin Barruel (1741), Jean-Pierre Vernant (1914), Jacques Thibaud (1880), Jean-Pierre Beltoise (1937), Peter the Venerable (1092), and William VIII, Duke of Aquitaine (1024). After him are Christian de Castries (1902), Philip II, Count of Nevers (1389), Ford Madox Brown (1821), Stéphanie Félicité, comtesse de Genlis (1746), Louis Alexandre, Prince of Lamballe (1747), and Geoffrey II, Count of Anjou (1006).


Among tennis players born in France, Jean Borotra ranks 3Before him are René Lacoste (1904) and Suzanne Lenglen (1899). After him are Yannick Noah (1960), Henri Cochet (1901), Jacques Brugnon (1895), Max Decugis (1882), Maurice Germot (1882), Amélie Mauresmo (1979), André Gobert (1890), Simonne Mathieu (1908), and Julie Vlasto (1903).