Jonah Lomu

1975 - 2015

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Jonah Tali Lomu (12 May 1975 – 18 November 2015) was a New Zealand rugby union player. He became the youngest ever All Black when he played his first international in 1994 at the age of 19 years and 45 days. Playing on the wing Lomu finished his international career with 63 caps and 37 tries. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jonah Lomu has received more than 4,277,682 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia. Jonah Lomu is the most popular rugby player, the 50th most popular biography from New Zealand (down from 45th in 2019) and the most popular New Zealander Rugby Player.

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Among rugby players, Jonah Lomu ranks 1 out of 13After him are Francois Pienaar, Sébastien Chabal, Dan Carter, Jonny Wilkinson, Sergio Parisse, Richie McCaw, Sonny Bill Williams, Percy Montgomery, Bryan Habana, Shane Williams, and Brian O'Driscoll.

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Among people born in 1975, Jonah Lomu ranks 95Before him are Albert Celades, Juan Carlos Valerón, Manuel Ferrara, Taboo, Marcelo Ríos, and Markus Zusak. After him are Mary Pierce, Mehmet Günsür, Russell Brand, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, John Higgins, and Atifete Jahjaga. Among people deceased in 2015, Jonah Lomu ranks 270Before him are Nirmala Joshi, Franjo Mihalić, Gamal El-Ghitani, Amparo Baró, Corneliu Vadim Tudor, and Ellen Albertini Dow. After him are Gerrit Voorting, Jerry Weintraub, Boris Morukov, Ibrahim Biogradlić, Keith Michell, and Nigel Terry.

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In New Zealand

Among people born in New Zealand, Jonah Lomu ranks 50 out of 206Before him are Howden Ganley (1941), Ronald Syme (1903), Jean Batten (1909), Temuera Morrison (1960), Anthony Wilding (1883), and Kevin Smith (1963). After him are Lee Tamahori (1950), Raymond Firth (1901), Fran Walsh (1959), John Nicholson (1941), Margaret Mahy (1936), and Hugh Walpole (1884).

Among RUGBY PLAYERS In New Zealand

Among rugby players born in New Zealand, Jonah Lomu ranks 1After him are Dan Carter (1982), Richie McCaw (1980), and Sonny Bill Williams (1985).

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