Marcel Cerdan

1916 - 1949

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Marcellin "Marcel" Cerdan (French pronunciation: ​[maʁsɛl sɛʁdɑ̃]; 22 July 1916 – 28 October 1949) was a French professional boxer and world middleweight champion who was considered by many boxing experts and fans to be France's greatest boxer, and beyond to be one of the best to have learned his craft in Africa. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marcel Cerdan has received more than 625,452 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Marcel Cerdan is the 2,759th most popular politician (up from 2,810th in 2019), the 20th most popular biography from Algeria and the 10th most popular Politician.

Marcel Cerdan was a French boxer, and is most famous for winning the world middleweight title in 1949.

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Among politicians, Marcel Cerdan ranks 2,759 out of 15,577Before him are Vicente Fox, Robert Peel, Philip William, Elector Palatine, Louis Desaix, Inessa Armand, and Pharnaces II of Pontus. After him are Cleopatra Eurydice of Macedon, Ferdinand II of Portugal, Pak Hon-yong, Otto Grotewohl, Joanna II of Naples, and Nabis.

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Among people born in 1916, Marcel Cerdan ranks 27Before him are Camilo José Cela, Tsutomu Yamaguchi, Robert McNamara, Frederick Chapman Robbins, Dương Văn Minh, and Natalia Ginzburg. After him are Peter Weiss, Jean Dausset, Christian B. Anfinsen, Virginia Satir, Bernard Lewis, and C. Wright Mills. Among people deceased in 1949, Marcel Cerdan ranks 23Before him are Kim Jong-suk, Kim Koo, Sarojini Naidu, Klaus Mann, Nathuram Godse, and Fyodor Tolbukhin. After him are Angela Hitler, Gustav Radbruch, Henri Giraud, Niceto Alcalá-Zamora, Aleksandra Ekster, and Prince August Wilhelm of Prussia.

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In Algeria

Among people born in Algeria, Marcel Cerdan ranks 20 out of 184Before him are Juba II (-52), Jacques Attali (1943), Abdelmadjid Tebboune (1945), Dihya (700), Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois (1898), and Houari Boumédiène (1932). After him are Abdelkader Bensalah (1941), Jacques Rancière (1940), Juba I of Numidia (-85), Martianus Capella (360), Ferhat Abbas (1899), and Claude Cohen-Tannoudji (1933).

Among POLITICIANS In Algeria

Among politicians born in Algeria, Marcel Cerdan ranks 10Before him are Emir Abdelkader (1808), Juba II (-52), Abdelmadjid Tebboune (1945), Dihya (700), Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois (1898), and Houari Boumédiène (1932). After him are Abdelkader Bensalah (1941), Juba I of Numidia (-85), Ferhat Abbas (1899), Syphax (-250), Ptolemy of Mauretania (-9), and Abd al-Mu'min (1094).