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 561,734 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Marcel Cerdan is the 2,815th most popular politician (up from 3,522nd in 2019), the 20th most popular biography from Algeria (up from 27th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Algerian 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 2,815 out of 15,710Before him are Cleitus the Black, Manolis Glezos, Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark, Francis Phoebus of Navarre, Merneith, and Jarosław Kaczyński. After him are Eleonora Gonzaga, Abd al-Karim Qasim, Bagoas, Charles VII of Sweden, Ottokar I of Bohemia, and Walter Hallstein.

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Among people born in 1916, Marcel Cerdan ranks 32Before him are Peter Finch, P. W. Botha, Paul Keres, Peter Weiss, Vitaly Ginzburg, and Virginia Satir. After him are Bernard Lewis, Sune Bergström, Christian B. Anfinsen, Edward Heath, Emil Gilels, and Jacque Fresco. Among people deceased in 1949, Marcel Cerdan ranks 21Before him are Klaus Mann, Axel Munthe, Friedrich Bergius, Nathuram Godse, August Krogh, and Kim Koo. After him are Fyodor Tolbukhin, Gustav Radbruch, Henri Giraud, Angela Hitler, Sarojini Naidu, and Niceto Alcalá-Zamora.

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In Algeria

Among people born in Algeria, Marcel Cerdan ranks 20 out of 164Before him are Dihya (700), Houari Boumédiène (1932), Claude Cohen-Tannoudji (1933), Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois (1898), Martianus Capella (360), and Jacques Rancière (1940). After him are Syphax (-250), Juba I of Numidia (-85), Abdelmadjid Tebboune (1945), Marcus Minucius Felix (110), Abd al-Mu'min (1094), and Daniel Auteuil (1950).

Among POLITICIANS In Algeria

Among politicians born in Algeria, Marcel Cerdan ranks 9Before him are Ahmed Ben Bella (1916), Emir Abdelkader (1808), Juba II (-52), Dihya (700), Houari Boumédiène (1932), and Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois (1898). After him are Syphax (-250), Juba I of Numidia (-85), Abdelmadjid Tebboune (1945), Abd al-Mu'min (1094), Ferhat Abbas (1899), and Ptolemy of Mauretania (-9).