Sándor Pósta

1888 - 1952

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Sandor Posta (September 25, 1888 – 4 November 1952) was a Hungarian fencer and Olympic champion in the sabre competition.Sandor Posta's early fencing career was interrupted by service in the First World War. During fighting in the trenches he sustained a serious hip injury which threatened his sporting career. Following an operation in Vienna he was able to return to the sport. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sándor Pósta has received more than 5,462 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Sándor Pósta is the 42nd most popular fencer (down from 19th in 2019), the 506th most popular biography from Hungary (down from 379th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Hungarian Fencer.

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Among fencers, Sándor Pósta ranks 42 out of 174. Before him are Dezső Földes, Ildikó Újlaky-Rejtő, Alexandre Lippmann, Alexandra Zabelina, Grigory Kriss, and Lucien Mérignac. After him are Viktor Sidyak, Siegfried Flesch, Gianluigi Saccaro, Daniel Revenu, Ivan Joseph Martin Osiier, and Georges de la Falaise.

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Among people born in 1888, Sándor Pósta ranks 187Before him are Bob Glendenning, Hubert Wilkins, Curt Goetz, Þórbergur Þórðarson, Robert Moses, and Walther Kossel. After him are Daniel Norling, Paul Niggli, Ivan Joseph Martin Osiier, Carlos Julio Arosemena Tola, Walther Penck, and George B. Seitz. Among people deceased in 1952, Sándor Pósta ranks 132Before him are Henriette Roland Holst, Gregory La Cava, Victor Hope, 2nd Marquess of Linlithgow, Stafford Cripps, Maryse Bastié, and Billy Hughes. After him are Gertrude Lawrence, Frances Benjamin Johnston, Delfina Bunge, Carlos Julio Arosemena Tola, Ted Morgan, and Susan Peters.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Sándor Pósta ranks 506 out of 696. Before him are István Géczi (1944), György Bessenyei (1747), Gabriele Possanner (1860), Kálmán Ihász (1941), Imre Harangi (1913), and József Sákovics (1927). After him are Győző Forintos (1935), Attila Csihar (1971), György Bródy (1908), Tibor Benedek (1972), Ödön Zombori (1906), and István Tarlós (1948).

Among FENCERS In Hungary

Among fencers born in Hungary, Sándor Pósta ranks 12Before him are Rudolf Kárpáti (1920), Lajos Werkner (1883), György Piller (1899), Győző Kulcsár (1940), Dezső Földes (1880), and Ildikó Újlaky-Rejtő (1937). After him are Ödön Tersztyánszky (1890), Csaba Fenyvesi (1943), Ildikó Schwarczenberger (1951), Géza Imre (1974), Bence Szabó (1962), and Emese Szász-Kovács (1982).