Oscar Swahn

1847 - 1927

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Oscar Gomer Swahn (20 October 1847 – 1 May 1927) was a Swedish shooter who competed at three Olympic games and won six medals, including three gold. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Oscar Swahn has received more than 138,723 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Oscar Swahn is the 37th most popular athlete (down from 14th in 2019), the 233rd most popular biography from Sweden (down from 186th in 2019) and the most popular Swedish Athlete.

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Among athletes, Oscar Swahn ranks 37 out of 3,055Before him are Javier Sotomayor, Éva Székely, Ellery Harding Clark, Alvin Kraenzlein, Marita Koch, and Irving Baxter. After him are Lasse Virén, Ronnie Coleman, Elvīra Ozoliņa, Jan Železný, Vasily Alekseyev, and Eddie Eagan.

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Among people born in 1847, Oscar Swahn ranks 27Before him are Nikolay Zhukovsky, Paul Langerhans, Catherine Dolgorukov, Bolesław Prus, Maria Vittoria dal Pozzo, and Galileo Ferraris. After him are Adolf von Hildebrand, Princess Margherita of Bourbon-Parma, John Bates Clark, Philipp, Prince of Eulenburg, Sidney Sonnino, and Princess Leopoldina of Brazil. Among people deceased in 1927, Oscar Swahn ranks 35Before him are Boris Kustodiev, Saad Zaghloul, Princess Clotilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Li Dazhao, Shote Galica, and Sisowath of Cambodia. After him are Lizzie Borden, Carl David Tolmé Runge, Jānis Čakste, Michael Ancher, Jovan Cvijić, and Wilhelm Stenhammar.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Oscar Swahn ranks 233 out of 1,296Before him are Per Wahlöö (1926), Anna Lindh (1957), Håkan Nesser (1950), Thorbjörn Fälldin (1926), Markus Persson (1979), and Carl Gustaf Mosander (1797). After him are Elizabeth Stride (1843), Per Gessle (1959), Alf Sjöberg (1903), Camilla Läckberg (1974), Princess Eugénie of Sweden (1830), and Bo Widerberg (1930).

Among ATHLETES In Sweden

Among athletes born in Sweden, Oscar Swahn ranks 1After him are Nils von Kantzow (1885), Gert Fredriksson (1919), Eric Lemming (1880), Henry Eriksson (1920), Georg Åberg (1893), Henrik Sjöberg (1875), August Nilsson (1872), John Ljunggren (1919), Erik Lundqvist (1908), Tore Sjöstrand (1921), and Arne Åhman (1925).