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Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson
(First and Only Person to Have Won The 'Arnold Strongman Classic'Former Title-Holder of World's Strongest Man - Considered as One of the Greatest Strongman in History)
Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson
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Birthdate: November 26, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Reykjavík, Iceland

Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson is an Icelandic actor and former professional strongman. He inspired a number of Icelandic strongmen by becoming the first person to win the World's Strongest Man, Europe's Strongest Man, and Arnold Strongman Classic in the same calendar year. His popularity as a strongman earned him the role of Gregor Clegane in the popular series Game of Thrones.

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Braun Strowman
(The Only Professional Wrestler to Win Both a 'Rumble' & an 'André Battle Royal')
Braun Strowman
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Birthdate: September 6, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sherrills Ford, North Carolina, United States

Braun Strowman is a professional wrestler currently signed to WWE. An influential wrestler, Strowman was ranked sixth in the PWI 500 list published in 2018. A former strongman, Strowman depends on brute strength to gain an upper hand against his opponents. During his strongman career, Strowman had won the 2012 Arnold Strongman Classic.

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Eddie Hall
(British Former Professional Strongman Who Won the 'World's Strongest Man' 2017 Competition)
Eddie Hall
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Birthdate: January 15, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, England

Eddie Hall is a British former professional strongman who won the World's Strongest Man 2017 competition. Previously, he had won the UK's Strongest Man and England's Strongest Man competitions many times. As a young man, he trained as a bodybuilder and entered the strongman circuit. He is the subject of the documentary titled Eddie: Strongman.

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Mark Henry
(Weightlifter, Powerlifter)
Mark Henry
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Birthdate: June 12, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Silsbee, Texas, United States

Mark Henry is an American powerlifter, strongman, Olympic weightlifter, and retired professional wrestler. He is best known for his appearance in WWE, where he was often referred to as the world's strongest man. In 2018, he was made an inductee to the WWE Hall of Fame. A three-time USA National Weightlifting Champion, Henry holds several weightlifting records.

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Mariusz Pudzianowski
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Birthdate: February 7, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Biala Rawska, Poland
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Martins Licis
(Strongman)
Martins Licis
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Birthdate: September 28, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Riga, Latvia
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Jon Pall Sigmarsson
(One of the Greatest Strongmen of All Time)
Jon Pall Sigmarsson
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Birthdate: April 28, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
Died: January 16, 1993
The first person to win the World’s Strongest Man title four times, Icelandic bodybuilder Jon Pall Sigmarsson is remembered for his Herculean strength and his crowd-pulling aggression. He called himself a Viking and would chant at the audience mid-performance. He died of a heart attack while deadlifting in his gym.
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Louis Cyr
(Strongman)
Louis Cyr
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Birthdate: October 10, 1863
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint-Cyprien-de-Napierville, Canada
Died: November 10, 1912
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Oleksii Novikov
(Strongman, Athlete)
Oleksii Novikov
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Birthdate: February 11, 1996
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
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Luke Stoltman
(Strength athlete)
Luke Stoltman
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Birthdate: November 22, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Invergordon, Scotland
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Mateusz Kieliszkowski
(Athletics competitor)
Mateusz Kieliszkowski
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Birthdate: August 12, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Słubice
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Geoff Capes
(Former Shot Putter, Strongman & Professional Highland Games Competitor)
Geoff Capes
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Birthdate: August 23, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Holbeach, Lincolnshire, England

While he began his career as a Cambridgeshire Constabulary policeman, Geoff Capes ruled the British shot-putting arena in the 1970s. Apart from being a two-time Commonwealth gold medal winner, he has also won the World’s Strongest Man tag twice and been a seven-time AAA Championship winner.

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Angus MacAskill
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Birthdate: 1825 AD
Birthplace: Isle of Berneray, Sound of Harris, Scotland
Died: August 8, 1863

At 7’9”, Angus MacAskill was known as the world’s talent natural giant. The Scottish-born Canadian earned the nickname Gille Mòr, or Big Boy, in his neighborhood. Apart from touring the world for shows, he also worked at P.T. Barnum's circus and performed in front of Queen Victoria at Windsor Castle.

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Ken Patera
(Professional wrestler, Weightlifter, Strongman)
Ken Patera
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Birthdate: November 6, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
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Patrik Baboumian
(German-Armenian Retired Strongman and Former Bodybuilder)
Patrik Baboumian
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Birthdate: July 1, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Abadan, Iran

Known as the world’s strongest vegan, Iranian-born German-Armenian strongman Patrik Baboumian has won many bodybuilding titles, such as that of the Strongest Man of Germany. He is also known for his appearance in the Netflix documentary The Game Changers, which promotes plant-based diets, and has campaigned for PETA.

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Terry Hollands
(Strongman Athlete)
Terry Hollands
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Birthdate: June 6, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dartford, Kent, England, UK
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Vasily Alekseyev
(Weightlifter)
Vasily Alekseyev
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Birthdate: January 7, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pokrovo-Shishkino, Ryazan Oblast, Russia
Died: November 25, 2011
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Mark Felix
(Strongman competitor and regular entrant to the World's Strongest Man competition)
Mark Felix
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Birthdate: April 17, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: St. George's, Grenada
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Cheick Sanou
(Strongman)
Cheick Sanou
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Birthdate: April 20, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Burkina Faso
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Jouko Ahola
(Finnish Retired Powerlifter and Strongman Who Won the 1997 World's Strongest Man Competition)
Jouko Ahola
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Birthdate: December 1, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hämeenlinna, Finland

Jouko Ahola is a Finnish retired powerlifter, strongman, and actor. He is best known for winning the 1997 World's Strongest Man competition. He won the competition again in 1999, establishing his supremacy in the powerlifting scene. Since the early 2000s, Jouko Ahola has been focusing on his career as an actor. 

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Donald Dinnie
(Wrestler)
Donald Dinnie
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Birthdate: 1837 AD
Birthplace: Birse, Scotland
Died: 1916 AD
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Bruce Wilhelm
(Weightlifter)
Bruce Wilhelm
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Birthdate: July 13, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sunnyvale, California, United States
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Mikhail Shivlyakov
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Birthdate: April 30, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kiselyovsk, Russia
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Mikhail Koklyaev
(Weightlifter, Powerlifter)
Mikhail Koklyaev
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Birthdate: December 17, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chelyabinsk, Russia
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Donna Moore
(Strongwoman)
Donna Moore
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Birthplace: England
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Reuben de Jong
(Professional wrestler, Kickboxer and Mixed martial arts fighter)
Reuben de Jong
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Birthplace: Waitākere, Auckland, New Zealand
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Ervin Katona
(Athlete)
Ervin Katona
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Birthdate: January 5, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Subotica, Serbia
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Apollon
(Strongman)
Apollon
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Birthdate: February 21, 1862
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hérault, France
Died: October 18, 1928
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Max Sick
(German Gymnast and Strongman)
Max Sick
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Birthdate: June 28, 1882
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bregenz, Austria
Died: October 5, 1961

Max Sick was a German gymnast and strongman. He is credited with co-developing the Maxalding system of bodybuilding along with Monte Saldo. Unusually weak during his childhood, Sick became determined to excel in bodybuilding and created his own regimen of exercise and made his own weights at the age of 10. He achieved his dream when he became a strongman. 

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Jon Cole
(Strongman , Powerlifter)
Jon Cole
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Birthdate: April 1, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: January 10, 2013
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Joe Onosai
(Former Strongman Competitor, American Football Player)
Joe Onosai
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Birthdate: December 10, 1965
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: American Samoa
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Jarno Hams
(7-time winner of Strongest Man of the Netherlands)
Jarno Hams
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Birthdate: November 11, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hengelo, Overijssel, Netherlands
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