George Hackenschmidt - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of George Hackenschmidt, with his Career History, real name, age, height and weight, the Promotions he worked for, all the Face/Heel turns, the Championship Titles he won, his Finishers, Theme Songs, Tag Teams and Stables, his appearance changes through the years, and more.

Georg Karl Julius Hackenschmidt was born in Dorpat, Governorate of Livonia, Russian Empire on August 1, 1877.

He died on February 19, 1968 at the age of 90.

George Hackenschmidt was inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame in 2016 as part of the Legacy wing and in the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame (PWHF) in 2002 as part of the Pioneer Era wing.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Georg Karl Julius Hackenschmidt
  • Ring Names
    • George Hackenschmidt ( September 15, 1896 - February 19, 1968)
  • Born August 1, 1877
  • Died February 19, 1968 (aged 90)
  • Nationality Nationality: EstoniaEstonia
  • Birth Place Dorpat, Governorate of Livonia, Russian Empire
  • Billed From
    • Dorpat, Governorate of Livonia, Russian Empire ( September 15, 1896 - September 4, 1911)
  • Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
  • Weight
    • 218 lbs (99 kg)
  • Nicknames The Russian Lion

Career History

  • Roles
    • Wrestler ( September 15, 1896 - September 4, 1911)
  • Promotions / Brands
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion INDY September 15, 1896 September 4, 1911
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Tweener September 15, 1896 September 4, 1911
  • Images History
    Sep 1896
    Sep 1896

  • Finishers
    • Bearhug

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Halls of Fame
    • WWE Hall of Fame - Year 2016, Legacy
    • Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame (PWHF) - Year 2002, Pioneer Era
  • Various Promotions

    • 1 European Greco-Roman Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 French Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 World Heavyweight Wrestling Championship
  • Other Accomplishments
    • George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame induction (class of 2003)
    • International Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame induction (class of 2021)
    • Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame induction (class of 1996)

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