Emile (Spider) Pladner

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Name: Emile Pladner
Alias: Spider / Milou
Hometown: Paris, Paris, France
Birthplace: Clermont-Ferrand, Puy-de-Dôme, France
Died: 1980-03-15 (Age:73)
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 158cm
Reach: 163cm
Pro Boxer: Record

Managers: Louis de Ponthieu (in Europe), Gus Wilson (in North America)

Emile (Spider) Pladner "was a successful sculptor in Paris when he turned pro after winning the European amateur flyweight title in 1925." The A-Z of World Boxing by Bert Blewett (1996) at p. 36. Among other things, his manager Louis de Ponthieu was known for being the "one-armed" manager.

By the end of 1938 Pladner had become blind. Le Moniteur 24-10-1938 (of Clermont-Ferrand).