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Karl Staaf

1881 - 1953

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Karl Gustaf Vilhelm Staaf (April 6, 1881 – February 15, 1953) was a Swedish track and field athlete and tug of war competitor who competed at the 1900 Summer Olympics. He was born in Stockholm and died in Motala.He finished seventh in the pole vault competition and fifth in the hammer throw event. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karl Staaf has received more than 12,038 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Karl Staaf is the 248th most popular athlete (up from 492nd in 2019), the 530th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 666th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Swedish Athlete.

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Among athletes, Karl Staaf ranks 248 out of 3,059Before him are Hicham El Guerrouj, Dimitrios Golemis, Veikko Karvonen, Julius Skutnabb, Pål Tyldum, and Lyudmila Bragina. After him are Romuald Klim, Gerhard Stöck, Veikko Hakulinen, Anatoly Alyabyev, Merlene Ottey, and Luigi Beccali.

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Among people born in 1881, Karl Staaf ranks 127Before him are Kristian Prestrud, Daniel Jones, Vilhelm Buhl, Curt Haase, María Blanchard, and Sergey Merkurov. After him are Henry Maitland Wilson, Max Gerson, Lewis Fry Richardson, Refik Saydam, Gaston Gallimard, and Aleksandr Gerasimov. Among people deceased in 1953, Karl Staaf ranks 104Before him are Oskar Luts, Trần Trọng Kim, Hrachia Acharian, Dumarsais Estimé, John Christie, and Ugo Betti. After him are August Emil Fieldorf, Tamar Abakelia, Carl Scarborough, Erich Weinert, Charles de Tornaco, and Lewis Fry Richardson.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Karl Staaf ranks 530 out of 1,612Before him are Carola Häggkvist (1966), Bo Johansson (1942), Fredrik von Otter (1833), Nils Johan Andersson (1821), Torgny Lindgren (1938), and Eric Ericson (1918). After him are Ylva Johansson (1964), Carl Fredrik Hill (1849), Peter Haber (1952), Ola Rapace (1971), Karl Rudolphi (1771), and Runer Jonsson (1916).

Among ATHLETES In Sweden

Among athletes born in Sweden, Karl Staaf ranks 8Before him are Oscar Swahn (1847), John Ljunggren (1919), Nils von Kantzow (1885), August Nilsson (1872), Georg Åberg (1893), and Gert Fredriksson (1919). After him are Henrik Sjöberg (1875), Ann-Britt Leyman (1922), Erik Abrahamsson (1898), Henry Eriksson (1920), Lars Hall (1927), and Martin Lundström (1918).