Major Ritchie

1870 - 1955

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Major Josiah George Ritchie (18 October 1870 – 28 February 1955) was a tennis player from Great Britain. Major was his first name, not a military title. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Major Ritchie has received more than 25,964 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Major Ritchie is the 178th most popular tennis player (up from 198th in 2019), the 3,570th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,062nd in 2019) and the 21st most popular British Tennis Player.

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Among tennis players, Major Ritchie ranks 178 out of 1,148Before him are Jadwiga Jędrzejowska, Lleyton Hewitt, Ken McGregor, Fred Stolle, Louis Raymond, and Li Na. After him are Andy Roddick, Richard Krajicek, Yvon Petra, May Sutton, Dinara Safina, and Neale Fraser.

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Among people born in 1870, Major Ritchie ranks 115Before him are Jędrzej Moraczewski, R. B. Bennett, José María Moncada, Harry Vardon, Edwin Foster Coddington, and Verner Järvinen. After him are DeLisle Stewart, George Eyser, Charles Bennett, Bautista Saavedra, John Marin, and Herbert Ponting. Among people deceased in 1955, Major Ritchie ranks 115Before him are Edwin Barclay, Clemente Biondetti, James P. Johnson, Constantin Argetoianu, František Janda-Suk, and William C. deMille. After him are Nick Winter, Alexei Ivanovich Abrikosov, Herman Steiner, Martha Norelius, John Hodiak, and Robert E. Sherwood.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Major Ritchie ranks 3,570 out of 6,924Before him are Stephen Gardiner (1497), Graham Gouldman (1946), James Ivory (1765), Spike Edney (1951), Paul Kossoff (1950), and Jony Ive (1967). After him are Robbie Fowler (1975), John Neville, 1st Marquess of Montagu (1431), Richard Cobden (1804), Pete Ham (1947), Harrison Birtwistle (1934), and Swithun (800).

Among TENNIS PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among tennis players born in United Kingdom, Major Ritchie ranks 21Before him are Andy Murray (1987), Charles Winslow (1888), Wilfred Baddeley (1872), Harold Kitson (1874), Frank Hadow (1855), and Ethel Thomson Larcombe (1879). After him are May Sutton (1886), Kathleen McKane Godfree (1896), Muriel Robb (1878), Harold Mahony (1867), Edith Hannam (1878), and Winifred McNair (1877).