Daniel Mendoza

Died aged c. 72

Daniel Mendoza (5 July 1764 – 3 September 1836) (often known as Dan Mendoza) was an English prizefighter, who was boxing champion of England in 1792–1795. He was of Portuguese-Jewish descent.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

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Dcs57 on Wikimedia Commons

Daniel Mendoza, pugilist, 1764-1836 English Champion who proudly billed himself as 'mendoza the Jew', lived here when writing 'The Art of Boxing'

3 Paradise Row, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom where they lived

This plaque has been erected by the Jewish East End Celebration Society in memory of Daniel Mendoza (1764-1836) the father of scientific boxing, who was buried in a spot nearby

Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End, London, United Kingdom where they was buried (1836)