AKA Maximilian Adolph Otto Siegfried Schmeling
Birthplace: Brandenburg, Germany
Location of death: Hollenstedt, Germany
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, St. Andreas Friedhof, Hollenstedt, Germany
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Executive summary: Fought Joe Louis twice
Military service: Luftwaffe (WWII, parachutist)
World Heavyweight Champion, 1930 and 1931.
Fought Joe Louis twice, knocking him out in 1936 (when Louis was still unbeaten), though in 1938 Louis gained his revenge by knocking out Schmeling in the first round for the World Heavyweight title.
Wife: Anny Ondra (m. 6-Jul-1933, d. 28-Feb-1987)
World Heavyweight Champion 12-Jun-1930 to 21-Jun-1932
Coca-Cola franchisee, Germany
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