Ron Clarke

1937 - 2015

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Ronald William Clarke, AO, MBE (21 February 1937 – 17 June 2015) was an Australian athlete, writer, and Mayor of the Gold Coast from 2004 to 2012. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ron Clarke has received more than 175,093 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Ron Clarke is the 234th most popular athlete (down from 179th in 2019), the 125th most popular biography from Australia (down from 95th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Australian Athlete.

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Among athletes, Ron Clarke ranks 234 out of 3,055Before him are Georg Åberg, Tinus Osendarp, Jan Kowalczyk, Karen Harup, Magnar Solberg, and Otto Herschmann. After him are Joanni Perronet, Yang Chuan-kwang, Henrik Sjöberg, Nadezhda Chizhova, Oliver Kirk, and Sergey Litvinov.

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Among people born in 1937, Ron Clarke ranks 260Before him are Juan José Saer, Jørgen Leth, Dawn Fraser, Magnar Solberg, Merle Haggard, and Clodovil Hernandes. After him are Seymour Hersh, Yukio Endo, Coen Moulijn, Wilbur Ross, Andrija Anković, and Ludvík Daněk. Among people deceased in 2015, Ron Clarke ranks 209Before him are Giacomo Biffi, Henri Coppens, Karl-Erik Palmér, Ahmed Chalabi, Geoff Duke, and Fred Thompson. After him are Ants Antson, Xu Caihou, Betsy Palmer, Dinkha IV, Alex Rocco, and Moira Orfei.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Ron Clarke ranks 125 out of 790Before him are Tim Schenken (1943), Rick Springfield (1949), Julian McMahon (1968), Kevin Rudd (1957), Yagan (1800), and Dawn Fraser (1937). After him are Phillip Noyce (1950), Jesse Spencer (1979), Robert Menzies (1894), Bob Morley (1984), Mick Doohan (1965), and Arthur Benjamin (1893).

Among ATHLETES In Australia

Among athletes born in Australia, Ron Clarke ranks 2Before him are Peter Norman (1942). After him are Betty Cuthbert (1938), Bobby Pearce (1905), Nick Winter (1894), John Winter (1924), Shirley Strickland (1925), Stan Rowley (1876), Marjorie Jackson-Nelson (1931), Herb Elliott (1938), Cathy Freeman (1973), and Norma Croker (1934).