Patrick Leahy

1877 - 1926

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Patrick Joseph ("Pat") Leahy (20 May 1877 – 29 December 1927) was an Irish athlete who won Olympic medals (for Great Britain and Ireland) in the high jump and long jump at the 1900 Summer Olympics.Leahy was born in Creggane, in the Civil parish of Hackmys, in the barony of Coshma near Kilmallock in County Limerick, near the border between County Limerick and County Cork. He was one of seven brothers all of whom were sportsmen. His brother Con won medals in jumping at two Olympic Games. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Patrick Leahy has received more than 3,659,008 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Patrick Leahy is the 618th most popular athlete (down from 481st in 2019), the 231st most popular biography from Ireland and the 5th most popular Irish Athlete.

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Among athletes, Patrick Leahy ranks 618 out of 3,055Before him are John Norton, Wyomia Tyus, Anders Gärderud, Fritz Schwab, Ivan Kizimov, and András Balczó. After him are Lee Barnes, Annelie Ehrhardt, Vera Nikolić, Mirja Hietamies, Nino Bibbia, and Udo Beyer.

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Among people born in 1877, Patrick Leahy ranks 128Before him are Marsden Hartley, Bill Robinson, Roelof Klein, Leopold Skulski, Noël Bas, and Dudley Pound. After him are Tom Thomson, Malcolm Whitman, Victor Willems, Aleksandr Arbuzov, Winifred McNair, and Tom Crean. Among people deceased in 1926, Patrick Leahy ranks 90Before him are Jan Kasprowicz, Anatole Le Braz, René Boylesve, Emily Hobhouse, Zofka Kveder, and Friedrich Kluge. After him are Helen Allingham, Paul Matschie, Bernard Pyne Grenfell, Charles Marion Russell, Albert Corey, and John W. Weeks.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Patrick Leahy ranks 231 out of 460Before him are Peter Sutherland (1946), Garnet Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley (1833), W. T. Cosgrave (1880), Billy Whelan (1935), Kathleen Antonelli (1921), and Liam Brady (1956). After him are Martin Sheridan (1881), Louis Walsh (1952), Agnes Mary Clerke (1842), Máirtín Ó Cadhain (1906), Niall Horan (1993), and Mabel Cahill (1863).

Among ATHLETES In Ireland

Among athletes born in Ireland, Patrick Leahy ranks 5Before him are John Flanagan (1873), Patrick Ryan (1881), Pat McDonald (1878), and Matt McGrath (1875). After him are Martin Sheridan (1881), Tim Ahearne (1885), Con Leahy (1876), Tom Kiely (1869), Edward Barrett (1877), Pat O'Callaghan (1906), and Ron Delany (1935).