Thomas Curtis

1873 - 1944

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Thomas Pelham Curtis (January 9, 1873 – May 23, 1944) was an American athlete and the winner of the 110 metres hurdles at the 1896 Summer Olympics. Curtis, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology student of electrical engineering, travelled to Athens as a member of the Boston Athletic Association. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas Curtis has received more than 29,443 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Thomas Curtis is the 108th most popular athlete (up from 133rd in 2019), the 3,185th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,841st in 2019) and the 34th most popular American Athlete.

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Over the past year Thomas Curtis has had the most page views in the with 1,418 views, followed by Chinese (894), and French (769). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Lithuanian (70.00%), Egyptian Arabic (65.87%), and Aragonese (54.03%)


Among athletes, Thomas Curtis ranks 108 out of 6,025Before him are John Flanagan, Inese Jaunzeme, Theagenes of Thasos, Edwin Moses, Gaston Roelants, and Volodymyr Holubnychy. After him are Donald Arnold, Pyotr Bolotnikov, Haile Gebrselassie, Egil Danielsen, Ivanka Khristova, and Sherm Clark.

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Among people born in 1873, Thomas Curtis ranks 83Before him are Iuliu Maniu, Joseph Paul-Boncour, Nureddin Pasha, Auguste Chevalier, John Flanagan, and Leon Czolgosz. After him are Carl Flesch, Dámaso Berenguer, Joseph Jongen, Daisy, Princess of Pless, Ramón Castillo, and Jaap Eden. Among people deceased in 1944, Thomas Curtis ranks 148Before him are Patriarch Sergius of Moscow, Léon Brunschvicg, Franz Kutschera, Peter Yorck von Wartenburg, Alois Musil, and Regina Jonas. After him are Bella Rosenfeld, Max Nettlau, Carl Flesch, Mineichi Koga, Lupe Vélez, and Adolf Wagner.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Thomas Curtis ranks 3,185 out of 20,380Before him are Sally Ride (1951), Tatum O'Neal (1963), Alex North (1910), Chris Sarandon (1942), Anthony Fauci (1940), and Josh Duhamel (1972). After him are Donald E. Westlake (1933), Zoe Saldana (1978), Frederick William Franz (1893), Diane Ladd (1935), Richard S. Hamilton (1943), and Will Sampson (1933).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Thomas Curtis ranks 34Before him are Harry Porter (1882), Maxie Long (1878), Eddie Eagan (1897), Ralph Rose (1885), Frank Jarvis (1878), and Edwin Moses (1955). After him are Sherm Clark (1899), Jim Thorpe (1887), Harrison Dillard (1923), Barbara Jones (1937), John Carlos (1945), and Carlos Lopes (1947).