Richard Gunn

1871 - 1961

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Richard Kenneth Gunn (16 February 1871 – 23 June 1961) was a British boxer, and is the oldest man to win an Olympic boxing crown ever. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Gunn has received more than 10,501 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Richard Gunn is the 1,323rd most popular athlete (down from 845th in 2019), the 4,620th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,131st in 2019) and the 47th most popular British Athlete.

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Among athletes, Richard Gunn ranks 1,323 out of 6,025Before him are Pyrros Dimas, Ole Østmo, Bruny Surin, Albert White, Gunhild Hoffmeister, and Evelin Jahl. After him are Mário de Noronha, Haruki Uemura, Marcel Lambert, Väinö Ikonen, Miklós Szilvási, and Bernhard Germeshausen.

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Among people born in 1871, Richard Gunn ranks 151Before him are Lars Jørgen Madsen, Efstathios Chorafas, Nikodem Caro, Aloys Van de Vyvere, Manuel Gondra, and Arthur Surridge Hunt. After him are Jean-Baptiste Mimiague, Edmund Breese, Thalia Flora-Karavia, Hermanus Brockmann, Winston Churchill, and Heinrich Schroth. Among people deceased in 1961, Richard Gunn ranks 185Before him are Eddie Polo, Uberto De Morpurgo, Herman Glass, Francesco Severi, William Z. Foster, and Adela Pankhurst. After him are Ferdinand Bie, Max Schöne, Frances Schroth, Jean de Bie, Johan Sigfrid Sirén, and Niels Petersen.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Richard Gunn ranks 4,620 out of 8,785Before him are Frederick Holman (1885), Mark Williams (1975), Yvonne Blake (1940), Robert Wight (1796), Ann Jones (1938), and Billy Bingham (1931). After him are Matthew Carter (1937), Paul Nash (1889), Allan Jay (1931), Parminder Nagra (1975), Neil Kinnock (1942), and Howard Kendall (1946).

Among ATHLETES In United Kingdom

Among athletes born in United Kingdom, Richard Gunn ranks 47Before him are David Jacobs (1888), John Ainsworth-Davis (1895), William Henry Dean (1887), John Rimmer (1878), Ken Matthews (1934), and Harry Blackstaffe (1868). After him are John McNally (1932), John James Shepherd (1884), Walter Chaffe (1870), Peter Kemp (1878), Steve Ovett (1955), and Dorothy Manley (1927).