Person    | Male  Born 5/7/1764  Died 3/9/1836

Daniel Mendoza

Categories: Sport / Games

Pugilist. Born in the Aldgate parish, date uncertain (possibly 1765). Champion who proudly billed himself as 'Mendoza the Jew'.   He also taught the sport and wrote 'The Art of Boxing', published in 1789. After 1795 he ran the Admiral Nelson pub in Whitechapel.  Spent periods in debtors' prisons and died in poverty at home in Horseshoe Alley, Petticoat Lane.

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Daniel Mendoza

Daniel Mendoza, pugilist, 1764 - 1836, English champion who proudly billed hi...

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