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. He achieved this feat at the age of 37 years and 254 days.He was born in Charing Cross, London and died in Lambeth, London. Gunn took up boxing at the Surrey Commercial Docks Boxing Club in 1893 after joining his father's East End tailoring business. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Gunn has received more than 9,122 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Richard Gunn is the 12,074th most popular politician (down from 10,873rd in 2019), the 3,138th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 419th most popular British Politician.

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Among politicians, Richard Gunn ranks 12,074 out of 15,710Before him are V. J. Sukselainen, Rodrigo Rato, Pavlo Lazarenko, Klaus Hänsch, Laodice II, and Pierre de Decker. After him are Otto Ender, Zoran Lilić, Sylvestre Ilunga, Prince Vijaya, Numa Droz, and Ashur-rim-nisheshu.

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Among people born in 1871, Richard Gunn ranks 110Before him are Emily Carr, Thekla Resvoll, Joaquín Chapaprieta, Jan Kotěra, Bodil Katharine Biørn, and Jacob Ellehammer. After him are Henryk Arctowski, Lottie Dod, Federigo Enriques, Emiliano Chamorro Vargas, Vatslav Vorovsky, and Arthur Ponsonby, 1st Baron Ponsonby of Shulbrede. Among people deceased in 1961, Richard Gunn ranks 117Before him are Anselmo Alliegro y Milá, František Drtikol, Géza von Bolváry, Joseph Orbeli, Şemsettin Günaltay, and Yaşar Doğu. After him are Ion Barbu, Joseph M. Schenck, Maneca, Eliseo Mouriño, Antonio Urdinarán, and Robert L. Eichelberger.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Richard Gunn ranks 3,138 out of 6,924Before him are William Davies Evans (1790), Michael Hurst (1957), Christopher Eccleston (1964), Brian Aherne (1902), A. E. Housman (1859), and Peter Maxwell Davies (1934). After him are Marie-Chantal, Crown Princess of Greece (1968), Nik Kershaw (1958), Denny Laine (1944), Frank Wild (1873), Kenneth MacMillan (1929), and Rose Leslie (1987).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Richard Gunn ranks 419Before him are Henry Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey (1768), Alan Bullock (1914), James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce (1838), Henry Stuart, Duke of Gloucester (1640), Adolphus Cambridge, 1st Marquess of Cambridge (1868), and William Davies Evans (1790). After him are Princess Marie Louise of Schleswig-Holstein (1872), Ceolwulf of Wessex (600), Geoffrey Howe (1926), Richard Seddon (1845), Seán Lester (1888), and William Huskisson (1770).