Ralph Metcalfe

1910 - 1978

Ralph Metcalfe

Ralph Harold Metcalfe Sr. (May 29, 1910 – October 10, 1978) was an American track and field sprinter and politician. He jointly held the world record in the 100-meter dash and placed second in that event in two Olympics, first to Eddie Tolan in 1932 at Los Angeles and then to Jesse Owens at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, Germany. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ralph Metcalfe has received more than 202,366 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 12,114th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Ralph Metcalfe ranks 12,025 out of 14,801Before him are Vicente Ramón Roca, Bobby Seale, John Spencer-Churchill, 11th Duke of Marlborough, Dan Sullivan, Moussa Dadis Camara, and Roger Kolo. After him are Bainbridge Colby, George W. Campbell, Tallis Obed Moses, Joseph Muscat, Abdul Qadir Bajamal, and Ferdinand Oyono.

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Among people born in 1910, Ralph Metcalfe ranks 211Before him are Carlo Orlandi, John Wooden, Henri Louveau, Hilde Schrader, Abraham Polonsky, and Duncan McNaughton. After him are Ramón Zabalo, William Schuman, Aldo Donati, George Kojac, Jack Shea, and Jane Wyatt. Among people deceased in 1978, Ralph Metcalfe ranks 155Before him are Ethelda Bleibtrey, Isidro Ayora, Philip Ahn, Jorge Icaza Coronel, Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh, and Will Geer. After him are Alexander Belov, Sandy Denny, Nagamichi Kuroda, Maggie McNamara, Chill Wills, and Theo Helfrich.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ralph Metcalfe ranks 5,960 out of 12,171Before him are Francis Ford (1881), Bobby Seale (1936), Catherine Oxenberg (1961), Dan Sullivan (1964), Bebe Daniels (1901), and Cameron Crowe (1957). After him are Bainbridge Colby (1869), Matthew Morrison (1978), Professor Longhair (1918), Jenni Rivera (1969), Cornelius Johnson (1913), and Dick Button (1929).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Ralph Metcalfe ranks 395Before him are James Brady (1940), Andrew Cuomo (1957), Adriano Directo Emperado (1926), William Colby (1920), Bobby Seale (1936), and Dan Sullivan (1964). After him are Bainbridge Colby (1869), Harry Cohn (1891), Jay Garner (1938), Richard Henry Lee (1732), Geraldine Ferraro (1935), and Jeane Kirkpatrick (1926).