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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 380,905 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 63 in 2019). Juan Antonio Samaranch is the 1,403rd most popular politician (down from 1,155th in 2019), the 114th most popular biography from Spain (down from 97th in 2019) and the 36th 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 1,403 out of 15,577Before him are Empress Myeongseong, Seongjong of Joseon, Yeonsangun of Joseon, Gülnuş Sultan, Llywelyn ap Gruffudd, and F. W. de Klerk. After him are Pierre Laval, Albert Lebrun, John IV of Portugal, Miguel Primo de Rivera, Paul Barras, and U Thant.

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Among people born in 1920, Juan Antonio Samaranch ranks 20Before him are Charlie Parker, Éric Rohmer, Melina Mercouri, Gianni Rodari, Zecharia Sitchin, and Amália Rodrigues. After him are Traudl Junge, Montgomery Clift, Boris Vian, Owen Chamberlain, Richard von Weizsäcker, and Walter Matthau. Among people deceased in 2010, Juan Antonio Samaranch ranks 11Before him are Tony Curtis, Lech Kaczyński, Gloria Stuart, Éric Rohmer, Benoit Mandelbrot, and Zecharia Sitchin. After him are Claude Chabrol, Dennis Hopper, Bobby Farrell, Marshall Warren Nirenberg, Gennady Yanayev, and Ali Hassan al-Majid.

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Among people born in Spain, Juan Antonio Samaranch ranks 114 out of 2,932Before him are Martial (40), Manuel de Falla (1876), Santiago Calatrava (1951), Ferdinand III of Castile (1199), Vicente del Bosque (1950), and Alfonso V of Aragon (1396). After him are Miguel Primo de Rivera (1870), Vincent of Saragossa (300), Ibn Tufail (1110), Henry II of Navarre (1503), Seneca the Elder (-54), and Pelagius of Asturias (685).


Among politicians born in Spain, Juan Antonio Samaranch ranks 36Before him are Magnus Maximus (335), Ferdinand VI of Spain (1713), Isabella Clara Eugenia (1566), Peter of Castile (1334), Ferdinand III of Castile (1199), and Alfonso V of Aragon (1396). After him are Miguel Primo de Rivera (1870), Henry II of Navarre (1503), Pelagius of Asturias (685), Manuel Azaña (1880), Margaret Theresa of Spain (1651), and Ferdinand I of Aragon (1380).