BOXER

Muhammad Ali

1942 - 2016

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali (; born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.; January 17, 1942 – June 3, 2016) was an American professional boxer, activist, and philanthropist. Nicknamed "The Greatest", he is widely regarded as one of the most significant and celebrated sports figures of the 20th century and as one of the greatest boxers of all time. Ali was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, and began training as an amateur boxer at age 12. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Muhammad Ali has received more than 39,332,932 page views. His biography is available in 129 different languages on Wikipedia making him the most popular boxer.

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  • 39M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 87.26

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 129

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 17.96

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.14

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among BOXERS

Among boxers, Muhammad Ali ranks 1 out of 186After him are Rocky Marciano, Joe Frazier, Mike Tyson, Joe Louis, Max Schmeling, Floyd Mayweather Jr., James J. Braddock, Sugar Ray Robinson, Jake LaMotta, George Foreman, and László Papp.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1942, Muhammad Ali ranks 1After him are Stephen Hawking, Muammar Gaddafi, Amitabh Bachchan, Jimi Hendrix, Paul McCartney, Eusébio, Harrison Ford, Ratko Mladić, Hu Jintao, Martin Scorsese, and Barbra Streisand. Among people deceased in 2016, Muhammad Ali ranks 1After him are Fidel Castro, Umberto Eco, Johan Cruyff, Bud Spencer, Shimon Peres, Debbie Reynolds, Bhumibol Adulyadej, David Bowie, Leonard Cohen, Imre Kertész, and Zaha Hadid.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Muhammad Ali ranks 5 out of 12,171Before him are Donald Trump (1946), Thomas Jefferson (1743), Thomas Edison (1847), and Jimmy Carter (1924). After him are Edgar Allan Poe (1809), Abraham Lincoln (1809), Marilyn Monroe (1926), Sylvester Stallone (1946), Ronald Reagan (1911), Ernest Hemingway (1899), and Martin Van Buren (1782).

Among BOXERS In United States

Among boxers born in United States, Muhammad Ali ranks 1After him are Rocky Marciano (1923), Joe Frazier (1944), Mike Tyson (1966), Joe Louis (1914), Floyd Mayweather Jr. (1977), James J. Braddock (1905), Sugar Ray Robinson (1921), Jake LaMotta (1922), George Foreman (1949), Jack Dempsey (1895), and Floyd Patterson (1935).