Alexey Pajitnov

1956 - Today

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Alexey Leonidovich Pajitnov (born 16 April 1955) is a Russian-American video game designer and computer engineer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexey Pajitnov has received more than 848,596 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Alexey Pajitnov is the 8th most popular game designer (up from 46th in 2019), the 670th most popular biography from Russia (up from 800th in 2019) and the most popular Russian Game Designer.

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  • 65.49

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 37

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.50

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.00

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among game designers, Alexey Pajitnov ranks 8 out of 46Before him are Ralph H. Baer, Hideo Kojima, Gabe Newell, Markus Persson, Gunpei Yokoi, and Jeff Kinney. After him are Satoru Iwata, Sid Meier, Satoshi Tajiri, Steve Jackson, Hironobu Sakaguchi, and Toru Iwatani.

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Among people born in 1956, Alexey Pajitnov ranks 72Before him are Sugar Ray Leonard, Bruce Greenwood, Henri Toivonen, Thomas N'Kono, Boris Trajkovski, and Adnan Oktar. After him are Catherine Ashton, Krystian Zimerman, Jan Peter Balkenende, Steven Bauer, Andrus Ansip, and King Diamond.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Alexey Pajitnov ranks 670 out of 2,688Before him are Oleg Gordievsky (1938), Yakov Pavlov (1917), Meir Dagan (1945), Sergei Krikalev (1958), Valeri Kharlamov (1948), and Nikolai Voznesensky (1903). After him are Mikhail Mil (1909), Maria Sharapova (1987), Chaim Rumkowski (1877), Ivan Goremykin (1839), Ivan Susanin (1501), and Prince John Konstantinovich of Russia (1886).


Among game designers born in Russia, Alexey Pajitnov ranks 1