Alar Karis

1958 - Today

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Alar Karis (Estonian pronunciation: [ˈɑlɑr ˈkɑris]; born 26 March 1958) is an Estonian molecular geneticist, developmental biologist, civil servant and politician who, since 11 October 2021, has served as the sixth president of Estonia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alar Karis has received more than 317,282 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Alar Karis is the 3,335th most popular politician (up from 4,469th in 2019), the 14th most popular biography from Estonia (up from 20th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Estonian Politician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 320k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 62.32

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 48

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.27

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.60

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Alar Karises by language

Over the past year Alar Karis has had the most page views in the with 96,734 views, followed by Russian (50,652), and Chinese (41,640). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Chinese (699.23%), Interlingue (294.12%), and Icelandic (288.89%)


Among politicians, Alar Karis ranks 3,335 out of 19,576Before him are Ptahhotep, Ismail Qemali, Otto I, Duke of Bavaria, Pausanias of Sparta, János Áder, and Vojislav Šešelj. After him are Eleonora Gonzaga, Ulrich von Jungingen, Ma Ying-jeou, Rudolf II, Duke of Austria, Frank B. Kellogg, and Cleitus the Black.

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Among people born in 1958, Alar Karis ranks 33Before him are Lyudmila Putina, Keith Haring, Hugo Sánchez, Mehmet Ali Ağca, Ellen DeGeneres, and Boris Tadić. After him are Droupadi Murmu, Chris Columbus, Angela Bassett, Yoav Galant, Anne L'Huillier, and Avigdor Lieberman.

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In Estonia

Among people born in Estonia, Alar Karis ranks 14 out of 351Before him are Konstantin Päts (1874), Lennart Meri (1929), Paul Keres (1916), Louis Kahn (1901), Arnold Rüütel (1928), and Patriarch Alexy II of Moscow (1929). After him are Felix Kersten (1898), Adolf von Harnack (1851), Adam Johann von Krusenstern (1770), Jacob De la Gardie (1583), Kaja Kallas (1977), and Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald (1803).

Among POLITICIANS In Estonia

Among politicians born in Estonia, Alar Karis ranks 6Before him are Catherine I of Russia (1684), Alfred Rosenberg (1893), Konstantin Päts (1874), Lennart Meri (1929), and Arnold Rüütel (1928). After him are Felix Kersten (1898), Jacob De la Gardie (1583), Kaja Kallas (1977), Siim Kallas (1948), Kersti Kaljulaid (1969), and Magnus Gabriel De la Gardie (1622).