Ludowika Jakobsson

1884 - 1968

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Ludovika Antje Margareta Jakobsson-Eilers (née Eilers, 25 July 1884 – 1 November 1968) was a German-Finnish figure skater. Competing in pair skating with her husband Walter Jakobsson, she won the gold medal at the 1920 Summer Olympics, where she was the only German-born athlete, and became the oldest female figure skating Olympic champion. The pair also earned three world titles, in 1911, 1914 and 1923, and finished second and fifth at the 1924 and 1928 Olympics, respectively. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ludowika Jakobsson has received more than 15,692 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Ludowika Jakobsson is the 28th most popular skater (down from 20th in 2019), the 3,460th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,508th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular German Skater.

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Among skaters, Ludowika Jakobsson ranks 28 out of 313Before her are Kees Verkerk, Bernt Evensen, Herma Szabo, Eric Heiden, Anna Hübler, and Nancy Kerrigan. After her are Klara Guseva, Andrée Brunet, Fritzi Burger, Sigvard Ericsson, Willy Böckl, and Alfred Berger.

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Among people born in 1884, Ludowika Jakobsson ranks 133Before her are Juhan Aavik, Billie Burke, Solomon Lefschetz, Joseph Pholien, Adeodato Giovanni Piazza, and Arthur Ransome. After her are Samuel Berger, Ömer Seyfettin, Konstantinos Tsaldaris, Jack Greenwell, Jean-Richard Bloch, and Bernhard Goetzke. Among people deceased in 1968, Ludowika Jakobsson ranks 136Before her are Suraphol Sombatcharoen, Ugo Frigerio, Joseph Pholien, Eben Dönges, Abel Bonnard, and Dorothy Gish. After her are Little Walter, Lajos Csordás, Antonio Pietrangeli, Aleksei Kruchyonykh, Manuel Bandeira, and René Navarre.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Ludowika Jakobsson ranks 3,460 out of 5,289Before her are Nuri Şahin (1988), Friedrich Dickel (1913), Karl Theodor Ernst von Siebold (1804), Johann Friedrich Naumann (1780), Thomas Schaaf (1961), and Marie Luise Kaschnitz (1901). After her are Ludwig Biermann (1907), Joachim Fuchsberger (1927), Roger Schmidt (1967), Paul Janes (1912), Jan Nowak-Jeziorański (1914), and Ole Borch (1626).

Among SKATERS In Germany

Among skaters born in Germany, Ludowika Jakobsson ranks 3Before her are Katarina Witt (1965) and Anna Hübler (1885). After her are Ernst Baier (1905), Heinrich Burger (1881), Gabriele Seyfert (1948), Maxi Herber (1920), Ria Baran (1922), Paul Falk (1921), Karin Enke (1961), Manfred Schnelldorfer (1943), and Claudia Pechstein (1972).