John Rimmer

1878 - 1962

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John Thomas Rimmer (27 April 1878 – 6 June 1962) was a British athlete, winner of two gold medals at the 1900 Summer Olympics. Rimmer won the AAA Championships in 4 miles (6.4 km) in 1900. He was born in Birkdale, Merseyside. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Rimmer has received more than 15,446 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. John Rimmer is the 1,151st most popular athlete (down from 515th in 2019), the 4,362nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,547th in 2019) and the 44th most popular British Athlete.

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  • 20

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  • 6.96

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Over the past year John Rimmer has had the most page views in the with 601 views, followed by Latvian (587), and English (458). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Lithuanian (73.33%), Catalan (60.31%), and German (24.43%)


Among athletes, John Rimmer ranks 1,151 out of 6,025Before him are Barbara Sobotta, Willi Holdorf, Lyudmila Andonova, Ruth Svedberg, Ole Lilloe-Olsen, and Aimé Haegeman. After him are Marcel Van Crombrugge, Ronald Lopatni, Edwin Mills, Ilona Gusenbauer, Henri Helle, and Jack Shea.

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Among people born in 1878, John Rimmer ranks 210Before him are Albert Nasse, Charles Tate Regan, Heinrich XXIV, Prince Reuss of Greiz, Maximos IV Sayegh, Wollmar Boström, and William C. deMille. After him are Edwin Mills, Paul Weinstein, Spyridon Belokas, Karel van de Woestijne, Augustus John, and Samuel Alexander Kinnier Wilson. Among people deceased in 1962, John Rimmer ranks 190Before him are Solomon Linda, Harlow Curtice, Owen D. Young, John Ireland, Jorma Valkama, and Victor Sonnemans. After him are Harmodio Arias Madrid, André Roosevelt, Charles Reisner, Gerrit Achterberg, Frank Hurley, and Clara Blandick.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Rimmer ranks 4,362 out of 8,785Before him are George William Russell (1867), David O'Leary (1958), Jake Weber (1963), Hanif Kureishi (1954), Innes Ireland (1930), and Marcus Rashford (1997). After him are Ian Charleson (1949), Tom Hooper (1972), John Spencer-Churchill, 11th Duke of Marlborough (1926), Jack Rowley (1920), Roger Ashton-Griffiths (1957), and Ian McLagan (1945).

Among ATHLETES In United Kingdom

Among athletes born in United Kingdom, John Rimmer ranks 44Before him are Tom Richards (1910), Jack Beresford (1899), George Larner (1875), David Jacobs (1888), John Ainsworth-Davis (1895), and William Henry Dean (1887). After him are Ken Matthews (1934), Harry Blackstaffe (1868), Richard Gunn (1871), John McNally (1932), John James Shepherd (1884), and Walter Chaffe (1870).