Marjorie Clark

1909 - 1993

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Marjorie Rees Clark (later Smith, 6 November 1909 – 15 June 1993) was a South African former track and field athlete, who competed in the 1928 Summer Olympics and in the 1932 Summer Olympics. She was born in Bulwer, KwaZulu-Natal and competed for the Albion Ladies Athletic Club.In 1928 Clark finished fifth in the Olympic high jump event. She also participated in the 100 m competition, but was eliminated in the semi-finals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marjorie Clark has received more than 15,699 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Marjorie Clark is the 970th most popular athlete (up from 1,302nd in 2019), the 133rd most popular biography from South Africa (up from 154th in 2019) and the 6th most popular South African Athlete.

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Over the past year Marjorie Clark has had the most page views in the with 1,617 views, followed by Chinese (779), and French (658). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Kinyarwanda (565.57%), Chinese (254.09%), and Catalan (134.53%)


Among athletes, Marjorie Clark ranks 970 out of 6,025Before her are Dainis Kūla, Gustav Schäfer, Johanna Klier, Ferdinand Kiefler, Veli Saarinen, and Paavo Yrjölä. After her are Edward Gardère, Henry Petersen, Hadi Choopan, Hugo Simon, Mikhail Krivonosov, and Émile Fisseux.

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Among people born in 1909, Marjorie Clark ranks 335Before her are Julius J. Epstein, Rune Carlsson, Frank Wykoff, Koichi Kudo, Arthur Geoffrey Walker, and Lazăr Sfera. After her are Edward Gardère, Everett Sloane, Petras Cvirka, Sándor Schwartz, András Székely, and Carla Laemmle. Among people deceased in 1993, Marjorie Clark ranks 225Before her are Lien Gisolf, Francisco Zuluaga, Lisa De Leeuw, Claude Renoir, Michael Klein, and Lola Álvarez Bravo. After her are Vladimir Makogonov, Danny Blanchflower, Jean Tamini, Alexis Smith, Masaru Furukawa, and Oodgeroo Noonuccal.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Marjorie Clark ranks 133 out of 454Before her are Enoch Sontonga (1873), Belle Delphine (1999), Andrew Murray (1828), Frew McMillan (1942), Stanley Mandelstam (1928), and Janet Suzman (1939). After her are John Kani (1943), Ernest Leonard Johnson (1891), Solomon Linda (1909), Johan Kriek (1958), Ruth First (1925), and Glynis Barber (1955).

Among ATHLETES In South Africa

Among athletes born in South Africa, Marjorie Clark ranks 6Before her are Esther Brand (1922), Reggie Walker (1889), Oscar Pistorius (1986), Sid Atkinson (1901), and Bevil Rudd (1894). After her are Cecil McMaster (1895), Lillian Board (1948), Lawrence Stevens (1913), Christian Gitsham (1888), Clarence Walker (1898), and Wayde van Niekerk (1992).