Lionel Rose, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Lionel Rose

Australian boxer

Date of Birth: 21-Jun-1948

Place of Birth: Warragul, Victoria, Australia

Date of Death: 08-May-2011

Profession: singer, boxer

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Lionel Rose

  • Lionel Edmund Rose MBE (21 June 1948 โ€“ 8 May 2011) was an Australian bantamweight boxer, the first Indigenous Australian to win a world title.
  • He later became the first Indigenous Australian to be named Australian of the Year. Lionel was the 2003 Inductee for the Australian National Boxing Hall of Fame Moderns category and was the 2nd person to be elevated to Legend status in 2010.

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