Morgan Taylor

1903 - 1975

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Frederick Morgan Taylor (April 17, 1903 – February 16, 1975) was an American hurdler and the first athlete to win three Olympic medals in the 400 m hurdles. He was the flag bearer for the United States at his last Olympics in 1932.In 1924, Taylor won the 400 m Olympic trials with a world best time of 52.6 s, which was accepted as a national record, but not as a world record. While winning the gold medal at the 1924 Olympics he clocked the same time, but knocked one hurdle, and the record was again not ratified by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Morgan Taylor has received more than 33,145 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Morgan Taylor is the 756th most popular athlete (down from 512th in 2019), the 8,315th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,444th in 2019) and the 156th most popular American Athlete.

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Among athletes, Morgan Taylor ranks 756 out of 3,055Before him are Medea Jugeli, Glenn Hardin, Juan Rodríguez, Barbara Jones, Yevhen Arzhanov, and Rinnat Safin. After him are Maria Kwaśniewska, Antal Bolvári, Phil Heath, Józef Grudzień, Tadeusz Ślusarski, and Rolf Danneberg.

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Among people born in 1903, Morgan Taylor ranks 256Before him are Grethe Weiser, Olavi Paavolainen, Gérard Delbeke, Georges de Rham, Una Merkel, and Juan Aguilera. After him are Ella Baker, Marshall Harvey Stone, Harold Eugene Edgerton, Lennox Berkeley, Roy Acuff, and Edgar Buchanan. Among people deceased in 1975, Morgan Taylor ranks 195Before him are Knut Kroon, Erik Adlerz, Minta Durfee, Lionel Tertis, Keith Park, and Glenn Hardin. After him are Argemiro, Raphael Tracey, Viktor Anichkin, Evelyn Brent, Lancelot Hogben, and Bram Fischer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Morgan Taylor ranks 8,315 out of 15,968Before him are Tracy Austin (1962), George Bruns (1914), Frances Dee (1909), James Moody (1925), Ken Henry (1929), and Sammy Cahn (1913). After him are Marc Vann (1954), Howie Dorough (1973), Carl Lumbly (1951), Patton Oswalt (1969), Madeline Zima (1985), and Deontay Wilder (1985).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Morgan Taylor ranks 156Before him are George Finnegan (1881), Fred Alderman (1905), Ed Hamm (1906), Billy Mills (1938), Glenn Hardin (1910), and Barbara Jones (1937). After him are Phil Heath (1979), Sabin Carr (1904), Calvin Smith (1961), Oliver Macdonald (1904), Catherine Hardy Lavender (1930), and Edith McGuire (1944).