Albertson Van Zo Post

1866 - 1938

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Albertson Van Zo Post (July 28, 1866 – January 23, 1938) was an American fencer and writer. He earned two gold medals in the 1904 Summer Olympics as well as a silver and two bronze medals, and also competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics.Post was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, to Caroline Burnet, a daughter of General Nathaniel McLean, and Henry A. V. Post, an engineer and sharpshooter during the American Civil War. Albertson, known as Van Zo, was the eldest of seven children; his brother Edwin married the etiquette writer Emily Post. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Albertson Van Zo Post has received more than 23,987 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Albertson Van Zo Post is the 50th most popular fencer (up from 96th in 2019), the 6,991st most popular biography from United States (up from 9,798th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular American Fencer.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.51

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.67

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Albertson Van Zo Post has had the most page views in the with 2,431 views, followed by French (1,254), and Croatian (877). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Galician (121.13%), Polish (113.00%), and Catalan (71.43%)


Among fencers, Albertson Van Zo Post ranks 50 out of 349Before him are Lajos Werkner, Ellen Preis, Jean Stern, György Piller, Italo Santelli, and Dezső Földes. After him are Charles Delporte, Luigi Cantone, Herman Georges Berger, Charles Collignon, Péter Tóth, and Louis Perrée.

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Among people born in 1866, Albertson Van Zo Post ranks 122Before him are Harry Davenport, Gilbert Bougnol, Gustav de Vries, Emiliano Figueroa, Oskar Messter, and Italo Santelli. After him are Lola Mora, Ragnar Östberg, George Milne, 1st Baron Milne, Józef Pankiewicz, Cornelia Sorabji, and José María Caro Rodríguez. Among people deceased in 1938, Albertson Van Zo Post ranks 182Before him are Heinrich Held, Isaak Zelensky, Miguel Fleta, Gustav Heinrich Johann Apollon Tammann, Georgy Langemak, and John Derbyshire. After him are Lajos Tihanyi, Hale Asaf, Clarence Darrow, Ekaterine Gabashvili, Grey Owl, and Ricardo Samper.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Albertson Van Zo Post ranks 6,991 out of 20,380Before him are Julia Faye (1892), John Eisenhower (1922), Akebono Tarō (1969), Jack Dorsey (1976), Anikka Albrite (1988), and William Lane Craig (1949). After him are Kenneth Copeland (1936), Carolyn Schuler (1943), Assata Shakur (1947), CM Punk (1978), John Hammond (1910), and Neville Brand (1920).

Among FENCERS In United States

Among fencers born in United States, Albertson Van Zo Post ranks 2Before him are George Calnan (1900). After him are Ibtihaj Muhammad (1985), Mariel Zagunis (1985), Race Imboden (1993), Alexander Massialas (1994), Maya Lawrence (1980), Sada Jacobson (1983), Lee Kiefer (1994), Rebecca Ward (1990), Gerek Meinhardt (1990), and Kelley Hurley (1988).