Max Schmeling

1905 - 2005

Max Schmeling

Maximilian Adolph Otto Siegfried Schmeling (German: [ˈʃmeːlɪŋ]; 28 September 1905 – 2 February 2005) was a German boxer who was heavyweight champion of the world between 1930 and 1932. His two fights with Joe Louis in 1936 and 1938 were worldwide cultural events because of their national associations. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Max Schmeling has received more than 1,252,293 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 6th most popular boxer.

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Among boxers, Max Schmeling ranks 6 out of 186Before him are Muhammad Ali, Rocky Marciano, Joe Frazier, Mike Tyson, and Joe Louis. After him are Floyd Mayweather Jr., James J. Braddock, Sugar Ray Robinson, Jake LaMotta, George Foreman, and László Papp.

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Among people born in 1905, Max Schmeling ranks 24Before him are Arthur Koestler, Marcel Lefebvre, Raymond Aron, Guillermo Stábile, Vasily Grossman, and Artem Mikoyan. After him are Dalton Trumbo, Nevill Francis Mott, Kurt Gerstein, Fred Trump, Marian Rejewski, and Raymond Cattell. Among people deceased in 2005, Max Schmeling ranks 23Before him are Kenzō Tange, Sister Lúcia, Omar Sívori, Zdzisław Beksiński, Ezer Weizman, and Philip Johnson. After him are Ernst Mayr, Pat Morita, Anne Bancroft, Rafic Hariri, Lucien Laurent, and Milton Obote.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Max Schmeling ranks 575 out of 3,763Before him are Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck (1870), Peter Kürten (1883), Elizabeth Alexeievna (1779), Matilda of Ringelheim (894), Wolfgang Petersen (1941), and Johann Stamitz (1717). After him are Frei Otto (1925), Gerhard Ertl (1936), Ernst Mayr (1904), Johannes Rau (1931), Caroline Herschel (1750), and Uwe Seeler (1936).

Among BOXERS In Germany

Among boxers born in Germany, Max Schmeling ranks 1After him are Henry Maske (1964).