Karl Schranz

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Karl Schranz (born 18 November 1938) is a former champion alpine ski racer from Austria, one of the best of the 1960s and early 1970s. Born and raised in St. Anton, Tyrol, Schranz had a lengthy ski career, from 1957 to 1972. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karl Schranz has received more than 84,804 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Karl Schranz is the 32nd most popular skier (down from 22nd in 2019), the 712th most popular biography from Austria (down from 638th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Austrian Skier.

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Among skiers, Karl Schranz ranks 32 out of 817Before him are Erik Schinegger, Andreas Wenzel, Juha Mieto, Yukio Kasaya, Hanni Wenzel, and Rosi Mittermaier. After him are Gunnar Eriksson, Sonja Edström, Kjetil André Aamodt, Christl Cranz, Pirmin Zurbriggen, and Anderl Molterer.

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Among people born in 1938, Karl Schranz ranks 290Before him are Gary Gygax, Francesco Coccopalmerio, Sawa, Hermann Huppen, Ants Antson, and Bhalchandra Nemade. After him are Mirko Novosel, John Kufuor, Cayetano Ré, Alfred Raoul, Gimax, and Mahmoud El-Gohary.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Karl Schranz ranks 712 out of 1,424Before him are Toto Wolff (1972), Heinrich von Ferstel (1828), Peter Rosegger (1843), Alfred Riedl (1949), Joseph Marx (1882), and Sebastian Kurz (1986). After him are Johann von Herbeck (1831), Gerda Lerner (1920), Ernst Jandl (1925), Eva May (1902), Theodor Wagner (1927), and Ignaz Holzbauer (1711).

Among SKIERS In Austria

Among skiers born in Austria, Karl Schranz ranks 8Before him are Franz Klammer (1953), Hermann Maier (1972), Heinrich Messner (1939), Annemarie Moser-Pröll (1953), Marc Girardelli (1963), and Erik Schinegger (1948). After him are Anderl Molterer (1931), Egon Zimmermann (1939), Christl Haas (1943), Trude Beiser (1927), Othmar Schneider (1928), and Erika Mahringer (1924).