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Primo Carnera

Primo Carnera

When and where Primo Carnera was born?

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Birth date
October 26, 1906
Date of death
June 29, 1967 (60 years)
Zodiac sign
Scorpio
Place of Birth
Italy
Occupation
Boxer
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Primo Carnera (Italian pronunciation: ; October 26, 1906 – June 29, 1967), nicknamed the Ambling Alp, was an Italian professional boxer and the World Heavyweight Champion from June 29, 1933, to June 14, 1934.

Primo Carnera was born in Sequals, then in the Province of Udine, now in the Province of Pordenone, Friuli-Venezia Giulia (at the north-easternmost corner of Italy.

On March 13, 1939, Carnera married Giuseppina Kovačič (1913–1980).

In 1953 they became American citizens. They settled in Los Angeles, where Carnera opened a restaurant and a liquor store. They had two children, one of whom became a medical doctor.

Carnera died in 1967 in his native town of a combination of liver disease and complications from diabetes.

Carnera was touted in America as being 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) tall and thus the tallest heavyweight in history (up until that time), but he was actually 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) tall. He fought at as much as 275 pounds (125 kg). Jess Willard who stood 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) was the tallest world heavyweight champion in boxing history until Nikolai Valuev, at 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) and 328 pounds (149 kg).

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Height and Weight 2018

How tall and how much weigh Primo Carnera?
Height 6 ft 7 in / 198 cm
Weight 276 lb / 125 kg
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Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark brown
Nationality Italian
Race / ethnicity White
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