Max Baer

1909 - 1959

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Maximilian Adelbert Baer (February 11, 1909 – November 21, 1959) was an American professional boxer who was the world heavyweight champion from June 14, 1934, to June 13, 1935. His fights (1933 win over Max Schmeling, 1935 loss to James J. Braddock) were both rated Fight of the Year by The Ring magazine. Baer was also a boxing referee, and had an occasional role on film or television. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Max Baer has received more than 68,799 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Max Baer is the 27th most popular boxer (down from 20th in 2019), the 2,302nd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,880th in 2019) and the 19th most popular American Boxer.

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Among boxers, Max Baer ranks 27 out of 324Before him are Teófilo Stevenson, Ingemar Johansson, Ken Norton, Larry Holmes, Nino Benvenuti, and Jack Johnson. After him are Lennox Lewis, Sugar Ray Leonard, John L. Sullivan, Vitali Klitschko, Manny Pacquiao, and Trevor Berbick.

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Among people born in 1909, Max Baer ranks 79Before him are Robert Ryan, C. Northcote Parkinson, Juan Carlos Onetti, Robert Brasillach, Eduard Wirths, and Carl Gustaf von Rosen. After him are Golo Mann, Stavros Niarchos, Aenne Burda, Roberto Burle Marx, Malcolm Lowry, and Adolfo López Mateos. Among people deceased in 1959, Max Baer ranks 53Before him are Ethel Barrymore, Victor McLaglen, Zhang Jinghui, Benjamin Péret, George Reeves, and Jean Behra. After him are Grock, Karl Mauss, William Halsey Jr., Barthélemy Boganda, Curt Sachs, and Dmitry Manuilsky.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Max Baer ranks 2,302 out of 15,968Before him are Bernard Malamud (1914), Ub Iwerks (1901), Christa McAuliffe (1948), Larry Scott (1938), Matthew Ridgway (1895), and Michael J. Smith (1945). After him are Joe Pass (1929), James Tolkan (1931), Piper Laurie (1932), Dean Acheson (1893), Samuel Fuller (1912), and Stockard Channing (1944).

Among BOXERS In United States

Among boxers born in United States, Max Baer ranks 19Before him are Jack Dempsey (1895), James J. Braddock (1905), Floyd Patterson (1935), Ken Norton (1943), Larry Holmes (1949), and Jack Johnson (1878). After him are Sugar Ray Leonard (1956), John L. Sullivan (1858), Archie Moore (1916), Henry Armstrong (1912), Pete Rademacher (1928), and Rocky Graziano (1919).