Primo Carnera

1906 - 1967

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Primo Carnera (Italian pronunciation: [ˈpriːmo karˈnɛːra]; 26 October 1906 – 29 June 1967), nicknamed the Ambling Alp, was an Italian professional boxer and wrestler who reigned as the boxing World Heavyweight Champion from 29 June 1933 to 14 June 1934. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Primo Carnera has received more than 1,350,968 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Primo Carnera is the 15th most popular boxer (up from 22nd in 2019), the 1,471st most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,558th in 2019) and the most popular Italian Boxer.

Primo Carnera was most famous for being the first Italian heavyweight champion of the world.

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Among boxers, Primo Carnera ranks 15 out of 496Before him are Max Schmeling, Jake LaMotta, Sonny Liston, Carlos Monzón, Evander Holyfield, and Jack Dempsey. After him are Roberto Durán, Larry Holmes, Teófilo Stevenson, Rubin Carter, László Papp, and Ingemar Johansson.

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Among people born in 1906, Primo Carnera ranks 77Before him are Gusztáv Sebes, Missak Manouchian, Walter Rauff, Jacques Becker, George Wald, and Louise Brooks. After him are Muzafer Sherif, Markos Vafeiadis, Ivan Chernyakhovsky, Edmond Debeaumarché, Brigitte Helm, and Rezső Kasztner. Among people deceased in 1967, Primo Carnera ranks 60Before him are Gus Grissom, Tamara Bunke, Ed White, Grand Duchess Kira Kirillovna of Russia, Roger B. Chaffee, and Léon M'ba. After him are G. W. Pabst, Julien Duvivier, Günther Blumentritt, Basil Rathbone, Paul Muni, and Marcel Aymé.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Primo Carnera ranks 1,471 out of 5,161Before him are Fra Mauro (1385), Ranuccio I Farnese, Duke of Parma (1569), Anita Pallenberg (1942), Bianca Maria Visconti (1425), Eugenia of Rome (180), and Ugolino della Gherardesca (1220). After him are Veronica Giuliani (1660), Lucio Fulci (1927), Philip I, Prince of Taranto (1278), Pietro Della Valle (1586), Maria Teresa of Savoy (1803), and Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione (1837).

Among BOXERS In Italy

Among boxers born in Italy, Primo Carnera ranks 1After him are Piero Toscani (1904), Fernando Atzori (1942), Aureliano Bolognesi (1930), Carmelo Bossi (1939), Sandro Lopopolo (1939), Carlo Orlandi (1910), Francesco Damiani (1958), Cosimo Pinto (1943), Spartaco Bandinelli (1921), Franco De Piccoli (1937), and Patrizio Oliva (1959).