Juan Antonio Samaranch

1920 - 2010

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Juan Antonio Samaranch y Torelló, 1st Marquess of Samaranch (Catalan: Joan Antoni Samaranch i Torelló, Catalan pronunciation: [ʒuˈan ənˈtɔni səməˈɾaŋ]; 17 July 1920 – 21 April 2010) was a Spanish sports administrator under the Franco regime (1973–1977) who served as the seventh President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) from 1980 to 2001. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Juan Antonio Samaranch has received more than 345,974 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). Juan Antonio Samaranch is the 1,156th most popular politician (down from 1,137th in 2019), the 97th most popular biography from Spain (down from 94th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular Spanish Politician.

Juan Antonio Samaranch is most famous for being the President of the International Olympic Committee.

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Among politicians, Juan Antonio Samaranch ranks 1,156 out of 15,710Before him are Süleyman Demirel, Ahmed Ben Bella, Cyrus the Younger, Stephen III of Moldavia, Alfredo Stroessner, and Şehzade Cihangir. After him are Margaret of Parma, Louis, Dauphin of France, Yitzhak Shamir, Andrei Zhdanov, Cnut the Great, and Frederick III, Elector of Saxony.

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Among people born in 1920, Juan Antonio Samaranch ranks 14Before him are Toshiro Mifune, Rosalind Franklin, Mario Puzo, Farouk of Egypt, Paul Celan, and Charlie Parker. After him are Montgomery Clift, Éric Rohmer, Gianni Rodari, Traudl Junge, Zecharia Sitchin, and Boris Vian. Among people deceased in 2010, Juan Antonio Samaranch ranks 7Before him are José Saramago, J. D. Salinger, Leslie Nielsen, Gloria Stuart, Ronnie James Dio, and Tony Curtis. After him are Éric Rohmer, Dennis Hopper, Benoit Mandelbrot, Lech Kaczyński, Claude Chabrol, and Zecharia Sitchin.

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Among people born in Spain, Juan Antonio Samaranch ranks 97 out of 2,595Before him are Muhammad XII of Granada (1459), Roderic (688), Florentino Pérez (1947), Catherine of Austria, Queen of Portugal (1507), Anna of Austria, Queen of Spain (1549), and Luis Aragonés (1938). After him are Joaquín Rodrigo (1901), Antonio Banderas (1960), Pablo Casals (1876), Avempace (1080), Pablo de Sarasate (1844), and Solomon ibn Gabirol (1021).


Among politicians born in Spain, Juan Antonio Samaranch ranks 32Before him are Alfonso VI of León and Castile (1040), Louis I of Spain (1707), Ferdinand VI of Spain (1713), Muhammad XII of Granada (1459), Roderic (688), and Anna of Austria, Queen of Spain (1549). After him are Dolores Ibárruri (1895), Miguel Primo de Rivera (1870), Isabella Clara Eugenia (1566), Pelagius of Asturias (685), Ferdinand III of Castile (1199), and Infante Juan, Count of Barcelona (1913).