Jim Thorpe


Jim Thorpe
noun
outstanding United States athlete (1888-1953)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑athlete, ↑jock

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Jim Thorpe [Jim Thorpe]
(1888–1953) a US ↑athlete who is widely regarded as the greatest of the 20th century. He was the first to win both the ↑decathlon and ↑pentathlon events at the Olympic Games (in 1912). He later played professional baseball (1913–19) and professional football (1917–29). He was chosen for the Football ↑Hall of Fame in 1963.

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  • Jim Thorpe — (1912) James Franciscus „Jim“ Thorpe (* 28. Mai 1888 in Prague, Oklahoma als Wa Tho Huck; † 28. März 1953 in Lomita, Kalifornien) war ein erfolgreicher US amerikanischer Athlet in verschiedenen Sportarten. Er gewann olympische Goldmedaillen im F …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jim Thorpe — ➡ Thorpe (II) * * * ▪ Pennsylvania, United States       borough (town), seat of Carbon county, eastern Pennsylvania, U.S., on the Lehigh River, in a valley of the Pocono Mountains, 22 miles (35 km) northwest of Allentown. It was created in 1954… …   Universalium

  • Jim Thorpe — Jim Thorpe, PA U.S. borough in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 4804 Housing Units (2000): 2193 Land area (2000): 14.465542 sq. miles (37.465580 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.300155 sq. miles (0.777398 sq. km) Total area (2000): 14.765697 sq. miles …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Jim Thorpe, PA — U.S. borough in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 4804 Housing Units (2000): 2193 Land area (2000): 14.465542 sq. miles (37.465580 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.300155 sq. miles (0.777398 sq. km) Total area (2000): 14.765697 sq. miles (38.242978 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Jim Thorpe — Infobox NFLretired caption=Jim Thorpe seated at a desk. position=RB, DB number=31 birthdate=birth date|1888|5|28 Prague, Oklahoma deathdate=death date and age|1953|3|28|1888|5|28 Lomita, California debutyear=1920 finalyear=1928 college=Carlisle… …   Wikipedia

  • Jim Thorpe — Para otros usos de este término, véase Thorpe. Jim Thorpe …   Wikipedia Español

  • Jim Thorpe — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Thorpe. Jim Thorpe …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jim Thorpe — Original name in latin Jim Thorpe Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/New York longitude 40.87592 latitude 75.73241 altitude 223 Population 4781 Date 2011 05 14 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

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  • Jim Thorpe — formerly Mauch Chunk, Pennsylvania …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games


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