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Muhammad Ali

Boxer

Born on January 17, 1942.
Died at the age of 74 on June 3, 2016.
Cause of Death: Septic shock following a respiratory illness.

Muhammad Ali
He has been dead for 8 years.
If he were still alive today, he would be 82 years old.

People who died in 2016.

Which generation did Muhammad Ali belong to?

Muhammad Ali was a part of the Silent Generation demographic cohort.


"But I thought he was a boomer?!"

Muhammad Ali was not a boomer. The boomer generation started in 1945, whereas he was born in 1942.

That is a 3 year difference!

The "boomer" label is often applied to older people by mistake.

What was he known for?

He was one of the greatest boxers of all time.

What were his nicknames?

His nicknames / aliases were: "Cassius Clay", "The Greatest" and "The People's Champion"

Which star sign was Muhammad Ali?

He had the star sign Capricorn.

Life Path Number

His Life Path Number was 7.

How tall was he?

Muhammad Ali was around 6 ft 3 inches tall. In centimeters, his height was 191 cm.

This means that he was a lot taller than the average American man. In other words, he was so tall that he would have stood out in crowds.

See also: Celebrities who are 6 ft 3 inches.

How old would Muhammad Ali be now?

If he were still alive today, he would be 82 years old.

How many years ago did he die?

He died 8 years and 15 days ago.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Saturday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Friday.

When did he retire?

Muhammad Ali retired over 42 years ago. His retirement occurred after his last professional fight against Trevor Berbick on December 11, 1981.

How long ago did Muhammad Ali die?

He died in June 2016, which was over 8 years ago.

To put that into perspective.

  • A child who was born on the same day that Muhammad Ali died would be in elementary school by now.
  • He was not alive to witness Donald Trump's shock election win in 2016.
  • Since his death, the United States has had two new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had four new prime ministers.
  • Because he died in 2016, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as Cardi B and Dua Lipa.

Other people who were born around January 17, 1942

Celebrities and other notable figures who were born around the same time as Muhammad Ali.

Alex Ferguson

Alex Ferguson

Soccer manager
Born on December 31, 1941
Star Sign: Capricorn

Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking

English physicist Deceased
Born on January 8, 1942
Star Sign: Capricorn

Other people who died around June 3, 2016

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Muhammad Ali.

Angela Raiola

Angela Raiola

Reality TV star Deceased
Died on Feb 18, 2016, at the age of 55.
Star Sign: Cancer

Rob Ford

Rob Ford

Canadian politician Deceased
Died on Mar 22, 2016, at the age of 46.
Star Sign: Gemini

Johan Cruyff

Johan Cruyff

Dutch soccer player Deceased
Died on Mar 24, 2016, at the age of 68.
Star Sign: Taurus

Chyna

Chyna

Wrestler Deceased
Died on Apr 17, 2016, at the age of 46.
Star Sign: Capricorn

Prince

Prince

Singer Deceased
Died on Apr 21, 2016, at the age of 57.
Star Sign: Gemini

Kimbo Slice

Kimbo Slice

MMA fighter Deceased
Died on Jun 6, 2016, at the age of 42.
Star Sign: Aquarius

Christina Grimmie

Christina Grimmie

Singer Deceased
Died on Jun 10, 2016, at the age of 22.
Star Sign: Pisces

Omar Mateen

Omar Mateen

Mass murderer Deceased
Died on Jun 12, 2016, at the age of 29.
Star Sign: Scorpio

People who are taller than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Malcolm X

Malcolm X

Activist Deceased
Born on May 19, 1925
Height: 1.92m / 6 ft 4 inches

Rex Heuermann

Rex Heuermann

Suspected serial killer
Born on September 13, 1963
Height: 1.93m / 6 ft 4 inches

Charlie Simpson

Charlie Simpson

Busted
Born on June 7, 1985
Height: 1.93m / 6 ft 4 inches

People who are shorter than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Fernando Torres

Fernando Torres

Soccer player
Born on March 20, 1984
Height: 1.86m / 6 ft 1 inches

Adrien Brody

Adrien Brody

Actor
Born on April 14, 1973
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

Damon Wayans

Damon Wayans

Actor
Born on September 4, 1960
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

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