Marcel Cerdan

Professional Boxer, Boxer

1916 – 1949

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Who was Marcel Cerdan?

Marcellin "Marcel" Cerdan was a French pied noir world boxing champion who was considered by many boxing experts and fans to be France's greatest boxer, and beyond to be one of the best to have learned his craft in Africa. His life was marked by his sporting achievements, social lifestyle and ultimately, tragedy.

Marcel Cerdan was born on July 22, 1916 in Sidi Bel Abbès in what was then French Algeria.

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Born
Jul 22, 1916
Sidi Bel Abbès
Also known as
  • Casablanca Clouter
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • France
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Died
Oct 28, 1949
São Miguel Island

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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