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Thomas Burke

1875 - 1929

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Thomas Edmund Burke (January 15, 1875 – February 14, 1929) was an American sprinter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas Burke has received more than 19,645 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia. Thomas Burke is the 24th most popular athlete (down from 13th in 2019), the 1,646th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,098th in 2019) and the 10th most popular American Athlete.

Thomas Burke is most famous for his book, "The Outlaw's Journal," which was published in 1837. The book is about a man who is on the run from the law and is not afraid to rob, steal, or kill to get what he wants.

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Among athletes, Thomas Burke ranks 24 out of 3,059Before him are Iolanda Balaș, Stanisława Walasiewicz, Javier Sotomayor, Mike Powell, Tamara Press, and Ray Ewry. After him are Fanny Blankers-Koen, Lasse Virén, Aladár Gerevich, Marita Koch, Larry Scott, and Dorando Pietri.

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Among people born in 1875, Thomas Burke ranks 43Before him are Walter Chrysler, Albert Marquet, Ludwig Prandtl, Franco Alfano, Friedrich-Werner Graf von der Schulenburg, and Hiram Bingham III. After him are Franz Xaver Schwarz, Nobuyuki Abe, Qiu Jin, Matthias Erzberger, Birsa Munda, and Abd al-Hafid of Morocco. Among people deceased in 1929, Thomas Burke ranks 31Before him are Arthur Scherbius, Richard Réti, Franz Rosenzweig, Johann II, Prince of Liechtenstein, Jan Baudouin de Courtenay, and Gyula Andrássy the Younger. After him are Liang Qichao, Carl Auer von Welsbach, Tanaka Giichi, Asa Griggs Candler, La Goulue, and Manuel Gomes da Costa.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Thomas Burke ranks 1,646 out of 18,182Before him are Billy Crystal (1948), Agnes Moorehead (1900), Henry Steel Olcott (1832), Robert Fogel (1926), Ray Ewry (1873), and Elmer Bernstein (1922). After him are Emma Stone (1988), Karl Barry Sharpless (1941), Beck (1970), Stanley Donen (1924), Christina Onassis (1950), and Winsor McCay (1867).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Thomas Burke ranks 10Before him are Carl Lewis (1961), Ronnie Coleman (1964), Dick Fosbury (1947), Florence Griffith Joyner (1959), Mike Powell (1963), and Ray Ewry (1873). After him are Larry Scott (1938), Al Oerter (1936), Frank Zane (1942), Tommie Smith (1944), Ellery Harding Clark (1874), and Eddie Eagan (1897).