Alex Ferguson

1941 - Today

Alex Ferguson

Sir Alexander Chapman Ferguson (born 31 December 1941) is a Scottish former football manager and player widely known for managing Manchester United from 1986 to 2013. He is considered by many to be one of the greatest managers of all time and he has won more trophies than any other manager in the history of football.Ferguson played as a forward for several Scottish clubs, including Dunfermline Athletic and Rangers. While playing for Dunfermline, he was the top goalscorer in the Scottish league in the 1965–66 season. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alex Ferguson has received more than 7,226,240 page views. His biography is available in 84 different languages on Wikipedia making him the most popular coach.

Memorability Metrics

  • 7.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 75.67

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 84

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.20

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.33

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among coaches, Alex Ferguson ranks 1 out of 280After him are Rinus Michels, Arsène Wenger, Jupp Heynckes, José Mourinho, Dino Zoff, Luis Aragonés, Fabio Capello, Giovanni Trapattoni, Jürgen Klopp, Louis van Gaal, and Marco van Basten.

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Among people born in 1941, Alex Ferguson ranks 5Before him are Kim Jong-il, Hayao Miyazaki, Slobodan Milošević, and Bob Dylan. After him are Joan Baez, Dick Cheney, Bruno Ganz, Plácido Domingo, Bernardo Bertolucci, Sergio Mattarella, and Richard Dawkins.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Alex Ferguson ranks 73 out of 5,347Before him are Harold Harefoot (1016), Paul McCartney (1942), James VI and I (1566), Guy Fawkes (1570), Charles Babbage (1791), and Roger Bacon (1220). After him are Charles, Prince of Wales (1948), Walter Scott (1771), Mary Shelley (1797), J. J. Thomson (1856), Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson (1758), and Robert Louis Stevenson (1850).

Among COACHES In United Kingdom

Among coaches born in United Kingdom, Alex Ferguson ranks 1After him are Bill Shankly (1913), Matt Busby (1909), Roy Hodgson (1947), David Moyes (1963), Harry Redknapp (1947), Gareth Southgate (1970), Stuart Baxter (1953), Martin O'Neill (1952), Brendan Rodgers (1973), Steve McClaren (1961), and Neil Warnock (1948).