Marcel Cerdan

Marcel Cerdan
1916 - 1949

Marcel Cerdan  French Boxing


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Marcel Cerdan was in a relationship with Édith Piaf (1948 - 1949).


French Boxer Marcel Cerdan was born Marcellin Cerdan on 22nd July, 1916 in Sidi Bel Abbes, French Algeria and passed away on 27th Oct 1949 São Miguel Island, Azores, Portugal aged 33. He is most remembered for France`s and Europe`s greatest boxer. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Marcel Cerdan is a member of the following lists: 1916 births, International Boxing Hall of Fame inductees and World boxing champions.


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First Name Marcel
Last Name Cerdan
Full Name at Birth Marcellin Cerdan
Alternative Name Le bombardier Marocain
Age 33 (age at death) years
Birthday 22nd July, 1916
Birthplace Sidi Bel Abbes, French Algeria
Died 27th October, 1949
Place of Death São Miguel Island, Azores, Portugal
Cause of Death Plane crash
Buried Cimetière du Sud à Perpignan, Perpignan, Departement des Pyrénées-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Height 5' 7" (170 cm)
Build Athletic
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality French
Occupation Boxing
Claim to Fame France`s and Europe`s greatest boxer

Marcellin "Marcel" Cerdan (22 July 1916 – 28 October 1949) was a French professional boxer and world middleweight 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, being killed in an airplane crash.

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Marcel Cerdan33 CancerBoxing
Édith Piaf47 SagittariusSinger


Fame and the Devil1949Maurice CardanMovie
L'homme aux mains d'argile1949Lui-mêmeMovie


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Chris BostonJan 3, 2009

Marcel Cerdan was before my time as I was born in 1956. However, I have seen fight footage of him and think he is one of the best fighters who ever lived. It looks to me like he was packing dynamite in each fist. I think he is severely underated. He looked to me like one GREAT fighter!!

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