Alex Trebek

1940 - 2020

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George Alexander Trebek (; July 22, 1940 – November 8, 2020) was a Canadian-American game show host and television personality. He was best known for hosting the syndicated general knowledge quiz game show Jeopardy! for 37 seasons from its revival in 1984 until his death in 2020. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alex Trebek has received more than 17,131,721 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Alex Trebek is the 48th most popular presenter (down from 34th in 2019), the 399th most popular biography from Canada (down from 318th in 2019) and the most popular Canadian Presenter.

Memorability Metrics

  • 17M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 46.95

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.44

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.34

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Alex Trebeks by language

Over the past year Alex Trebek has had the most page views in the with 870,233 views, followed by Spanish (12,588), and German (9,145). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (175.11%), West Frisian (173.20%), and Catalan (167.84%)


Among presenters, Alex Trebek ranks 48 out of 143Before him are Helga Vlahović, Rush Limbaugh, Regis Philbin, Igor Kirillov, Stefan Raab, and Jimmy Kimmel. After him are Rosario Fiorello, Ramdev, Ai Iijima, Sabine Schmitz, Stephen Colbert, and Huell Howser.

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Among people born in 1940, Alex Trebek ranks 408Before him are Billy Hart, Kōkichi Tsuburaya, Moudud Ahmed, John Iliopoulos, Vojislav Melić, and Van McCoy. After him are Liang Guanglie, Yamini Krishnamurthy, Francisco Toledo, Richard Attwood, David Jason, and Manuel Esquivel. Among people deceased in 2020, Alex Trebek ranks 455Before him are Lucien Sève, Shirley Douglas, Tom Belsø, Franca Valeri, Ruth Klüger, and Lajos Szűcs. After him are Aldo Aureggi, Norbert Blüm, Sergei Adian, Kevin Conway, Mário de Araújo Cabral, and Ödön Földessy.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Alex Trebek ranks 399 out of 1,622Before him are Ted Cruz (1970), Shirley Douglas (1934), John Qualen (1899), Owen Hargreaves (1981), Grant Allen (1848), and Alex Lifeson (1953). After him are Robert Joy (1951), Earl Thomson (1895), Billy Bishop (1894), Sarah Chalke (1976), Aimee Semple McPherson (1890), and John Howe (1957).

Among PRESENTERS In Canada

Among presenters born in Canada, Alex Trebek ranks 1After him are Monty Hall (1921), and Geoff Keighley (1978).