Max Decugis

1882 - 1978

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Maxime Omer Mathieu Decugis or Décugis (French pronunciation: [maksim dɔkyʒiz, - de-]; 24 September 1882 – 6 September 1978) was a French tennis player. He won the French Championships eight times (a French club members-only tournament before 1925). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Max Decugis has received more than 96,273 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Max Decugis is the 40th most popular tennis player (up from 49th in 2019), the 2,078th most popular biography from France (up from 2,423rd in 2019) and the 4th most popular French Tennis Player.

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Among tennis players, Max Decugis ranks 40 out of 1,569Before him are Manuel Santana, Stefan Edberg, Jan Kodeš, Gottfried von Cramm, Manuel Orantes, and Mansour Bahrami. After him are Coral Buttsworth, John Newcombe, Monica Seles, Reginald Doherty, Henri Cochet, and Yannick Noah.

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Among people born in 1882, Max Decugis ranks 93Before him are John Barrymore, David Burliuk, Princess Alexandra of Hanover, Kimon Georgiev, Florian Znaniecki, and Gian Francesco Malipiero. After him are Song Jiaoren, Ladislas Starevich, Raymonde de Laroche, Karl Rapp, Infanta María Teresa of Spain, and Vilém Mathesius. Among people deceased in 1978, Max Decugis ranks 70Before him are Philibert Tsiranana, Herbert Kappler, Jean Améry, Charles Eames, José Manuel Moreno, and Lilya Brik. After him are Jens Otto Krag, Misao Tamai, Diana Budisavljević, Samuel Goudsmit, Karl Lennart Oesch, and Salvador de Madariaga.

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In France

Among people born in France, Max Decugis ranks 2,078 out of 6,770Before him are Alan Stivell (1944), Jean Calas (1698), Prosper of Aquitaine (390), Antoine Béchamp (1816), Jean Maximilien Lamarque (1770), and Elif Shafak (1971). After him are Victorine Meurent (1844), Henry Darcy (1803), John Frederick, Duke of Württemberg (1582), Guy Hamilton (1922), Armand de Bourbon, Prince of Conti (1629), and Pierre Lemaitre (1951).


Among tennis players born in France, Max Decugis ranks 4Before him are René Lacoste (1904), Suzanne Lenglen (1899), and Jean Borotra (1898). After him are Henri Cochet (1901), Yannick Noah (1960), Jacques Brugnon (1895), Maurice Germot (1882), André Prévost (1860), André Gobert (1890), Gaël Monfils (1986), and Guy de la Chapelle (1868).