Alfonso Cano

1948 - 2011

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Guillermo León Sáenz Vargas (22 July 1948 – 4 November 2011), more commonly known by his nom de guerre Alfonso Cano, was the commander of the militant group known as Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia, FARC). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alfonso Cano has received more than 207,829 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Alfonso Cano is the 1,507th most popular military personnel (down from 1,244th in 2019), the 56th most popular biography from Colombia (down from 45th in 2019) and the most popular Colombian Military Personnel.

Memorability Metrics

  • 210k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 51.45

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.08

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.75

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Alfonso Cano has had the most page views in the with 50,645 views, followed by English (19,885), and Russian (3,339). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Swedish (39.14%), Basque (37.05%), and Tamil (24.92%)


Among military personnels, Alfonso Cano ranks 1,507 out of 2,058Before him are Krystyna Skarbek, William Guarnere, Ivan Gudovich, Georges Mouton, Nathanael Greene, and Félix Rodríguez. After him are Franz Bäke, Pavel Kurochkin, Frederick Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts, Bernhard Rogge, Joachim von Kortzfleisch, and Caupolicán.

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Among people born in 1948, Alfonso Cano ranks 309Before him are Phil Hartman, Berry Berenson, Tommy Körberg, Marc Singer, Winfried Kretschmann, and Yoshihito, Prince Katsura. After him are Rick James, Koloman Gögh, Jackson Browne, Robert Hübner, Yossi Beilin, and Levy Mwanawasa. Among people deceased in 2011, Alfonso Cano ranks 191Before him are Clarence Clemons, Arnošt Lustig, Ricky Hui, Jagjit Singh, Bhimsen Joshi, and Tatyana Lioznova. After him are Adrián Escudero, Imre Makovecz, Kurt Nielsen, Jacques Fatton, Otakar Vávra, and Max van der Stoel.

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In Colombia

Among people born in Colombia, Alfonso Cano ranks 56 out of 356Before him are Faryd Mondragón (1971), Juan Carlos Osorio (1961), Laureano Gómez (1889), Francisco Maturana (1949), Rafael Núñez (1825), and Freddy Rincón (1966). After him are Misael Pastrana Borrero (1923), Guillermo León Valencia (1909), Alberto Lleras Camargo (1906), David Ospina (1988), Jorge Isaacs (1837), and Carlos Lleras Restrepo (1908).


Among military personnels born in Colombia, Alfonso Cano ranks 1After him are Raúl Reyes (1948).