Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali

American boxer and activist (1942–2016)
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Muhammad Ali (; born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.; January 17, 1942 – June 3, 2016) was an American professional boxer, activist, entertainer, poet, and philanthropist. Nicknamed The Greatest, he is widely regarded as one of the most significant and celebrated figures of the 20th century, and is frequently ranked as the best heavyweight boxer of all time.

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Muhammad Ali was born on Saturday, 17 January 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. His full name at birth was Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.. He was best known as a professional boxer. Ali's country of citizenship (nationality) was American. He died on Friday, 3 June 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA at the age of 74. He is buried at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky, USA. Muhammad attended high school at Louisville Central High, Louisville, Kentucky. He was considered to be politically left leaning and was affiliated with the Democratic Party (USA). His religion is listed as Muslim. He was 6' 2½" (189 cm) tall with an athletic build. He had black eyes and black hair (color). His net worth was reported to be $50,000,000 US dollars. His zodiac star sign was Capricorn.

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Full name at birth
Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.
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Claim to fame
Boxing Heavyweight world champion
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Date of birth
17 January 1942
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Place of birth
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
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Date of death
3 June 2016
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Age
74 (age at death)
Place of death
Phoenix, Arizona, USA
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Cause of death
Septic Shock
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Resting place
Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
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Occupation
Boxer, activist, entertainer, poet, and philanthropist
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6' 2½" (189 cm)
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Small Afro
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Net worth
$50,000,000 USD
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High school
Louisville Central High, Louisville, Kentucky
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I believe in the religion of Islam. I believe in Allah and peace.
  • He was crowned Sportsman of the Century by Sports Illustrated.
  • He was named Athlete of the Century by USA Today, and ranked as the third greatest North American athlete of the 20th century by ESPN SportsCentury.
  • Ali was named one of the 100 most influential Americans of the 20th century by Life magazine in 1990.
  • His joint records of beating 21 boxers for the world heavyweight title and winning 14 unified title bouts stood for 35 years.
  • The Associated Press ranked him as the second best boxer and best heavyweight of the 20th century
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