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. Curtis was also a student at Columbia University.At the first day of the first modern Olympic Games, Curtis advanced to the 100 metres final by winning his heat with a time of 12.2 seconds. He later withdrew from that race to prepare for the 110 metres hurdles final, which was his main event at the Olympics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas Curtis has received more than 28,093 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Thomas Curtis is the 129th most popular athlete (down from 70th in 2019), the 3,851st most popular biography from United States (down from 2,857th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular Athlete.

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Among athletes, Thomas Curtis ranks 129 out of 3,059Before him are Nasser Al-Attiyah, Roger Bannister, Donald Lippincott, Lauri Lehtinen, Carlos Lopes, and Gerda van der Kade-Koudijs. After him are Jürgen Schult, Lee Evans, Johan Grøttumsbråten, Lia Manoliu, Vyacheslav Vedenin, and Volmari Iso-Hollo.

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Among people born in 1873, Thomas Curtis ranks 92Before him are John Flanagan, José Martínez Ruiz, E. D. Morel, Ramón Castillo, Joseph Jongen, and Marija Jurić Zagorka. After him are Mikhail Prishvin, Arthur Oncken Lovejoy, Leo Baeck, Miklós Bánffy, Theodoor Hendrik van de Velde, and Matteo Bartoli. Among people deceased in 1944, Thomas Curtis ranks 171Before him are Ramón Castillo, Shōji Nishimura, Tatyana Baramzina, Mehdi Huseynzade, Sára Salkaházi, and Wessel Freytag von Loringhoven. After him are Alexandre Villaplane, Endre Kabos, Félix Éboué, Erich Marcks, Leone Ginzburg, and Anna Kolesárová.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Thomas Curtis ranks 3,851 out of 18,182Before him are Thomas Gibson (1962), Larry Semon (1889), Benjamin Tucker (1854), David Koch (1940), Jesse Ventura (1951), and Michael Kors (1959). After him are Broncho Billy Anderson (1880), Frederick Arthur Bridgman (1847), Kyra Sedgwick (1965), Martin Brest (1951), Chris Tucker (1971), and Krist Novoselic (1965).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Thomas Curtis ranks 32Before him are Frank Jarvis (1878), Jay Cutler (1973), Michael Johnson (1967), Edwin Moses (1955), Donald Lippincott (1893), and Carlos Lopes (1947). After him are Lee Evans (1947), John Carlos (1945), Harrison Dillard (1923), Bob King (1906), Ralph Boston (1939), and William Hoyt (1875).