Paul Masson

1876 - 1944

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Paul Michel Pierre Adrien Masson (11 October 1876 in Mostaganem – 30 November 1944) was a French cyclist who raced at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens.In 1895, Masson's application for the French World Championship national team was rejected until later that same year he won two major races, securing his place on the team.Masson was 19 when he raced in the 1896 Summer Olympics in three track cycling events, all on the same day, winning every one. In his first event at the Neo Phaliron Velodrome, the 2 km (1.2 mi) 6-lap sprint, there were only three other finishers, German Joseph Rosemeyer having dropped out early on. Masson won the race by two seconds ahead of Stamatios Nikolopoulos of Greece, and fellow Frenchman Léon Flameng. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Masson has received more than 186,476 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Paul Masson is the 7,371st most popular politician (down from 6,490th in 2019), the 56th most popular biography from Algeria (down from 49th in 2019) and the 26th most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Paul Masson ranks 7,371 out of 15,577Before him are Tommaso Mocenigo, Sartaq Khan, Tokugawa Ietsugu, Wang Hongwen, Duchess Magdalene Sibylle of Prussia, and Otto Henry, Elector Palatine. After him are John Bowring, Otto Braun, Gian Giacomo Trivulzio, Charles Konan Banny, Abdullah Abdullah, and Grand Duchess Alexandra Alexandrovna of Russia.

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Among people born in 1876, Paul Masson ranks 69Before him are Edvard Eriksen, Nicola Romeo, Josef Hofmann, Prince Harald of Denmark, Viktor Kaplan, and Madeleine Vionnet. After him are Raymond Duchamp-Villon, Irving Baxter, Henri Winkelman, Alvin Kraenzlein, Senjūrō Hayashi, and Vladimir Nazor. Among people deceased in 1944, Paul Masson ranks 113Before him are Heinz Brandt, Ethel Smyth, Walter Heitz, Hans Krása, Manuel L. Quezon, and Kaj Munk. After him are Lina Cavalieri, Frank Marshall, Nikolai Kuznetsov, Musa Cälil, Noor Inayat Khan, and Israel Joshua Singer.

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In Algeria

Among people born in Algeria, Paul Masson ranks 56 out of 184Before him are Kateb Yacine (1929), Francisco Serrano, 1st Duke of la Torre (1810), Ali Kafi (1928), Lakhdar Brahimi (1934), René Viviani (1862), and Mohammed Dib (1920). After him are Rabah Madjer (1958), Alphonse Juin (1888), Adherbal (-200), Gaston Julia (1893), Isaac Alfasi (1013), and Djamila Bouhired (1935).

Among POLITICIANS In Algeria

Among politicians born in Algeria, Paul Masson ranks 26Before him are Liamine Zéroual (1941), Kusaila (640), Francisco Serrano, 1st Duke of la Torre (1810), Ali Kafi (1928), Lakhdar Brahimi (1934), and René Viviani (1862). After him are Adherbal (-200), Muhammad ibn Ali as-Senussi (1787), Rabah Bitat (1925), Abdelhamid Ben Badis (1889), Ahmed Ouyahia (1952), and Abdelmalek Sellal (1948).