Jean Despeaux

1915 - 1989

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Jean Despeaux (22 October 1915 – 25 May 1989) was a French boxer who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics. In 1936 he won the gold medal in the middleweight class after winning the final against Henry Tiller. He also acted in a handful of films, including Maurice Tourneur's La Main du diable (1943), in which he played a boxer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Despeaux has received more than 11,239 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Jean Despeaux is the 104th most popular boxer, the 3,971st most popular biography from France and the 3rd most popular French Boxer.

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Among boxers, Jean Despeaux ranks 104 out of 324Before him are Jerzy Kulej, Arturo Gatti, Oscar Casanovas, Héctor Méndez, Bert Schneider, and Jee Yong-ju. After him are Anthony Joshua, James Smith, Amado Azar, Juan Manuel Márquez, Héctor Camacho, and Boris Lagutin.

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Among people born in 1915, Jean Despeaux ranks 199Before him are Brenda Marshall, Ernest Lehman, Priscilla Lane, Anna Schwartz, Billy Strayhorn, and Patricia Morison. After him are Melih Cevdet Anday, Elisabeth Eybers, Alvin M. Weinberg, Tomás Fernández, Ewan MacColl, and Eddie Bracken. Among people deceased in 1989, Jean Despeaux ranks 199Before him are Willibald Kreß, Gilda Radner, John Ogdon, Edward Abbey, Juan Hilario Marrero, and Fred Agabashian. After him are Yasuji Miyazaki, C. L. R. James, Ewan MacColl, Ödön Zombori, Virgil Thomson, and Marshall Harvey Stone.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean Despeaux ranks 3,971 out of 5,234Before him are Marcel Balsa (1909), Zazie (1964), Cyrille Guimard (1947), Jacques-Pierre Amette (1943), Lucien Michard (1903), and Lucien Mérignac (1873). After him are Pierre Trentin (1944), Julie Gayet (1972), Moussa Sissoko (1989), Muriel Casals i Couturier (1945), Hippolyte Girardot (1955), and Hubert Curien (1924).

Among BOXERS In France

Among boxers born in France, Jean Despeaux ranks 3Before him are Georges Carpentier (1894) and Paul Fritsch (1901). After him are Roger Michelot (1912), Alexis Vastine (1986), Tony Yoka (1992), Jérôme Thomas (1979), Daouda Sow (1983), and Sofiane Oumiha (1994).