Oscar Dessomville

1876 - 1938

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Oscar Charles Dessomville (19 August 1876 – 30 August 1938) was a Belgian rower who competed in the 1900 Summer Olympics and in the 1908 Summer Olympics.In both 1900 and 1908 he was the only one with Rodolphe Poma, who was coxswain in 1900, who was both two times part of the Belgian boat Royal Club Nautique de Gand, which won the silver medal in the men's eight. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Oscar Dessomville has received more than 1,682 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Oscar Dessomville is the 836th most popular athlete (up from 1,107th in 2019), the 673rd most popular biography from Belgium (up from 679th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Belgian Athlete.

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Over the past year Oscar Dessomville has had the most page views in the with 569 views, followed by Slovenian (397), and Latvian (394). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Spanish (152.05%), Slovenian (111.17%), and Swedish (88.33%)


Among athletes, Oscar Dessomville ranks 836 out of 6,025Before him are Cornelius Johnson, Robert Boutigny, Grete Ingeborg Nykkelmo, Roman Šebrle, Bill Miller, and Jane Bell. After him are Catherine Hardy Lavender, Tullio Baraglia, Jean Collas, Mark Rakita, Dumitru Pârvulescu, and Larry James.

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Among people born in 1876, Oscar Dessomville ranks 168Before him are Jacoba van Heemskerck, Ellsworth Huntington, Nellie Tayloe Ross, Gaston Peltier, Havergal Brian, and H. B. Warner. After him are Ásgrímur Jónsson, Sverre Hassel, Gregory Mathews, Robert Yerkes, Elisabeth Moore, and Paul Montel. Among people deceased in 1938, Oscar Dessomville ranks 189Before him are Lajos Tihanyi, Hale Asaf, Clarence Darrow, Ekaterine Gabashvili, Grey Owl, and Ricardo Samper. After him are Ángel Arocha, John Jacob Abel, Pedro Figari, Al Ernest Garcia, Harvey S. Firestone, and John Exley.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Oscar Dessomville ranks 673 out of 1,190Before him are Jean Vallée (1941), Roger Swerts (1942), Eric van de Poele (1961), Marie-Anne Libert (1782), Jacob van Maerlant (1235), and Paul de Smet de Naeyer (1843). After him are Gérard Delbeke (1903), Jan Frans Willems (1793), Paul Van Asbroeck (1874), Karel Lismont (1949), Sylvain Van de Weyer (1802), and Jules De Bisschop (1879).

Among ATHLETES In Belgium

Among athletes born in Belgium, Oscar Dessomville ranks 14Before him are Joël Robert (1943), Louis Glineur (1849), Étienne Gailly (1922), Émile Grumiaux (1861), Prosper Bruggeman (1873), and Emmanuel Foulon (1871). After him are Paul Van Asbroeck (1874), Karel Lismont (1949), Jules De Bisschop (1879), Désiré Beaurain (1881), Bob Baetens (1930), and Maurice Hemelsoet (1875).