Cooper, Henry

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Cooper, Henry Gender: M
born on 3 May 1934 at 06:30 (= 06:30 AM )
Place London, England, 51n30, 0w10
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 12°06' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 01°34 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 03°23'


British pro boxer for 17 years with his first recognition by age 18. He boxed internationally, winning the British, Commonwealth and European heavyweight titles. In 1969 after a dispute with the Boxing Board, he relinquished his British empire and European titles - and won them all back in the ring the following year. He was remembered in 1963 for knocking down Muhammad Ali. In 1969, he was awarded the Order of the British Empire, and retired in 1971 to become a boxing director.

Cooper was prone to eye injuries. He married in 1960 and had two sons. He had a twin brother born 20 minutes earlier than he.

In recognition of his charity work as well as for his boxing championships, Queen Elizabeth II knighted Cooper in late February 2000. He was the first boxer to receive this honor.

Cooper died of a long, unspecified illness on May 1, 2011 in Oxted,England

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Relationship : Marriage 1960
  • Work : Prize 1969 (Order of the British Empire)
  • Work : Lose social status 1969 (Lose of titles after dispute with Boxing Board)
  • Work : Lose social status 1970 (Regained his titles)
  • Work : Retired 1971 (From boxing)

Source Notes

Fowler's quotes B.C. in their errata correction list


  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (One)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two sons)
  • Personal : Birth : Twin, triplet, etc. (Twins)
  • Vocation : Sports : Boxing (Pro, debut age 18)
  • Vocation : Sports Business : Coach/ Manager/ Owner (Boxing Director)
  • Notable : Awards : Knighted
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Order of the British Empire)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession