BOXER

Muhammad Ali

1942 - 2016

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

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Muhammad Ali has received more than 41,820,745 page views. His biography is available in 132 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 129 in 2019). Muhammad Ali is the most popular boxer, the 4th most popular biography from United States (up from 5th in 2019) and the most popular American Boxer.

Muhammad Ali is most famous for being a professional boxer. He was the first three-time lineal heavyweight champion of the world and was also the first person to win a world heavyweight title on three separate occasions.

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Among BOXERS

Among boxers, Muhammad Ali ranks 1 out of 324. After him are Rocky Marciano, Joe Frazier, Mike Tyson, Joe Louis, George Foreman, Max Schmeling, Floyd Mayweather Jr., Sugar Ray Robinson, Jake LaMotta, Sonny Liston, and Rubin Carter.

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Contemporaries

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

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Muhammad Ali ranks 4 out of 15,968. Before him are Donald Trump (1946), Thomas Jefferson (1743), and Thomas Edison (1847). After him are Jimmy Carter (1924), Edgar Allan Poe (1809), Ulysses S. Grant (1822), Abraham Lincoln (1809), Marilyn Monroe (1926), Sylvester Stallone (1946), Steve Jobs (1955), and Malcolm X (1925).

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), George Foreman (1949), Floyd Mayweather Jr. (1977), Sugar Ray Robinson (1921), Jake LaMotta (1922), Sonny Liston (1932), Rubin Carter (1937), and Evander Holyfield (1962).

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