Occupation

HOCKEY PLAYERS

With 52 biographies, Hockey Players are the 69th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Artists, Geographers, and Geologists.

Pantheon has 205 people classified as hockey players born between 1885 and 1997. Of these 205, 190 (92.68%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living hockey players include Vladislav Tretiak, Wayne Gretzky, and Jaromír Jágr. The most famous deceased hockey players include Viktor Tikhonov, Maurice Richard, and Gordie Howe.

Living Hockey Players

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Deceased Hockey Players

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Most hockey players were born in Canada (60), Russia (22), and Finland (17). By city, the most common birth places were Montreal (7), Moscow (5), and Helsinki (4).The most common death places of hockey players were Russia (8), Canada (4), and United States (2). By city, these were Yaroslavl (5), Moscow (2), and Montreal (2).

The earliest biographies classified as hockey players in Pantheon are Howie Morenz, Georges Vézina, and Art Ross.  The concentration of hockey players was largest during the Television Era, which lasted from 1950 to 1989. Some birth or death locations for earlier hockey players are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Which Hockey Players were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 12 most globally memorable Hockey Players since 1700.

Hockey Players are found within the Sports domain which also includes Soccer Players, Athletes, Tennis Players, Basketball Players, and Cyclists.