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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 "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 242,668 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Jean Borotra is the 34th most popular tennis player (down from 31st in 2019), the 1,804th most popular biography from France (up from 1,886th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular French Tennis Player.

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Among tennis players, Jean Borotra ranks 34 out of 1,148Before him are Venus Williams, Guillermo Vilas, Nikola Pilić, Don Budge, Chris Evert, and Stefan Edberg. After him are Ken Rosewall, Bill Tilden, Mansour Bahrami, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, Maria Bueno, and Jan Kodeš.

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Among people born in 1898, Jean Borotra ranks 76Before him are Henry Hathaway, Leo McCarey, Inejiro Asanuma, Helmuth von Pannwitz, Matvei Zakharov, and Leopold Infeld. After him are Katarzyna Kobro, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Luigi Fagioli, Hans Globke, Hastings Banda, and Emil Artin. Among people deceased in 1994, Jean Borotra ranks 78Before him are Kuvempu, Jacques Ellul, Nikolai Ogarkov, Howard Martin Temin, Yevgeny Leonov, and Johannes Steinhoff. After him are Walter Lantz, Tengiz Abuladze, Ken Noritake, Kevin Carter, Federica Montseny, and Jérôme Lejeune.

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Among people born in France, Jean Borotra ranks 1,804 out of 6,011Before him are Renée Simonot (1911), Philippe de Broca (1933), Pierre-Jules Hetzel (1814), François de Neufville, duc de Villeroy (1644), Robert Estienne (1503), and Remy de Gourmont (1858). After him are Jean-François Marmontel (1723), Otto Meissner (1880), Pierre André Latreille (1762), James Louis Sobieski (1667), Alain Giresse (1952), and Jean-Antoine Marbot (1754).


Among tennis players born in France, Jean Borotra ranks 3Before him are René Lacoste (1904) and Suzanne Lenglen (1899). After him are Henri Cochet (1901), Yannick Noah (1960), Max Decugis (1882), Jacques Brugnon (1895), André Prévost (1860), André Gobert (1890), Gaël Monfils (1986), Maurice Germot (1882), and Amélie Mauresmo (1979).