Oliver Kirk

1884 - 1960

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Oliver Leonard Kirk (April 20, 1884 – March 14, 1960) was an American bantamweight and featherweight professional boxer who won two gold medals in Boxing at the 1904 Summer Olympics. He was born in Beatrice, Nebraska and died in St. Louis, Missouri.Kirk is the only boxer in Olympic history to ever win two gold medals in two separate weight divisions at the same Olympics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Oliver Kirk has received more than 19,518 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Oliver Kirk is the 239th most popular athlete (down from 230th in 2019), the 4,904th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,115th in 2019) and the 55th most popular American Athlete.

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Among athletes, Oliver Kirk ranks 239 out of 3,055Before him are Otto Herschmann, Ron Clarke, Joanni Perronet, Yang Chuan-kwang, Henrik Sjöberg, and Nadezhda Chizhova. After him are Sergey Litvinov, Leonid Zhabotinsky, Ralph Rose, Arthur Blake, Elmer Niklander, and August Nilsson.

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Among people born in 1884, Oliver Kirk ranks 125Before him are Dénes Kőnig, Sara Teasdale, Martin Klein, Dobri Bozhilov, Maciej Rataj, and Ture Rangström. After him are Zofia Nałkowska, Juhan Aavik, Billie Burke, Solomon Lefschetz, Joseph Pholien, and Adeodato Giovanni Piazza. Among people deceased in 1960, Oliver Kirk ranks 123Before him are Semyon Bogdanov, Walter Noddack, H. C. Hansen, Dorothea Douglass Lambert Chambers, Wander Johannes de Haas, and Dirk Jan de Geer. After him are Igor Grabar, Arthur Benjamin, Frank Elmore Ross, Oswald Veblen, Ward Bond, and Pedro Arispe.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Oliver Kirk ranks 4,904 out of 15,968Before him are Scott LaFaro (1936), Harold Hotelling (1895), Barbara Walters (1929), Mimsy Farmer (1945), Sidney Howard (1891), and Gina Carano (1982). After him are Huey P. Newton (1942), Levon Helm (1940), Chaim Potok (1929), Maggie Grace (1983), William Smith (1933), and Frankie Laine (1913).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Oliver Kirk ranks 55Before him are Hal Connolly (1931), Maxie Long (1878), Rafer Johnson (1935), Helen Stephens (1918), Francis Lane (1874), and Edwin Moses (1955). After him are Ralph Rose (1885), Arthur Blake (1872), Jean Shiley (1911), Charley Paddock (1900), Jay Cutler (1973), and John Thomas (1941).