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us: Ali, Muhammad, 1942-2016


  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • us: Clay, Cassius, 1942-2016
    • us: Cassius X, 1942-2016
    • us: X, Cassius, 1942-2016
    • us: Ali, Muhammed, 1942-2016
    • us: Muhammad Ali, 1942-2016
    • us: Muhammed Ali, 1942-2016
    • us: Clay, Cassius Marcellus, Jr., 1942-2016
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1942-01-17
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2016-06-03
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Louisville (Ky.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Scottsdale (Ariz.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Olympic Games (17th : 1960 : Rome, Italy)
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Boxing
      • Occupation

          (lcsh) Boxers (Sports)
            (lcsh) Olympic athletes
        • Sources

          • found: His I am the greatest! [Phonodisc] 1963.
          • found: Kaletsky, R. Ali and me, c1982 (a.e.) p. 11 (Cassius Marcellus Clay)
          • found: Wikipedia, via WWW, Oct. 14, 2011 (Muhammad Ali; b. Jan. 17, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky; an American former professional boxer, philanthropist and social activist); viewed June 6, 2016 (professional boxer, widely regarded as one of the most significant and celebrated sporting figures of the 20th century)
          • found: New York times WWW site, viewed June 6, 2016 (in obituary published June 4: Muhammad Ali; b. Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr., Jan. 17, 1942, Louisville; d. Friday [June 3, 2016], in a Phoenix-area hospital, aged 74; lived near Phoenix; three-time world heavyweight boxing champion who helped define his turbulent times as the most charismatic and controversial sports figure of the 20th century; won the Olympic light-heavyweight title at the 1960 Olympics in Rome; the morning after his Miami Beach fight with Sonny Liston on Feb. 25, 1964, he affirmed his rumored membership in the Nation of Islam and became Cassius X; a few weeks later he became Muhammad Ali; later left the group and converted to orthodox Islam)
          • found: azcentral.com WWW site, viewed June 6, 2016 (in obituary dated June 4: Muhammad Ali; d. late Friday night [June 3, 2016], Scottsdale, aged 74)
        • Change Notes

          • 1979-06-22: new
          • 2016-06-06: revised
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