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Max Schmeling

Max SchmelingAKA Maximilian Adolph Otto Siegfried Schmeling

Born: 28-Sep-1905
Birthplace: Brandenburg, Germany
Died: 2-Feb-2005
Location of death: Hollenstedt, Germany
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, St. Andreas Friedhof, Hollenstedt, Germany

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Boxing

Nationality: Germany
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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