Anatoly Tarasov

1918 - 1995

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Anatoly Vladimirovich Tarasov (Russian: Анато́лий Влади́мирович Тара́сов; 10 December 1918 – 23 June 1995) was a Russian ice hockey player and coach. Tarasov is considered "the father of Russian ice hockey" and established the Soviet Union national team as "the dominant force in international competition". He was one of the first Russians to be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame, having been inducted in 1974 in the builders category. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anatoly Tarasov has received more than 82,458 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Anatoly Tarasov is the 835th most popular soccer player (down from 774th in 2019), the 865th most popular biography from Russia (down from 831st in 2019) and the 9th most popular Russian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Anatoly Tarasov ranks 835 out of 16,923Before him are Hennes Weisweiler, Masujiro Nishida, Yusuke Omi, Luis Fernández, Todor Veselinović, and Akira Nishino. After him are Antonio Rattín, Jorge Campos, Georgi Asparuhov, Louis Van Hege, César Sampaio, and Fernando Gomes.

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Among people born in 1918, Anatoly Tarasov ranks 123Before him are Alexander Shelepin, Humaira Begum, Ted Williams, Anna Mani, Diana Serra Cary, and Shankar Dayal Sharma. After him are Bruno Zevi, Marie Smith Jones, Willi Graf, Cornell Capa, Mickey Spillane, and Ján Kadár. Among people deceased in 1995, Anatoly Tarasov ranks 107Before him are Jack Clayton, Václav Neumann, Michael V. Gazzo, John Brunner, Václav Ježek, and Rudolf Peierls. After him are Ann Dunham, Giancarlo Baghetti, Edith Pargeter, Ken Saro-Wiwa, Georgy Beregovoy, and Jerry Garcia.

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Among people born in Russia, Anatoly Tarasov ranks 865 out of 2,688Before him are Vladimir Kokovtsov (1853), Boris Gromov (1943), Alexander Alyabyev (1787), Vasily Golovnin (1776), Anatoli Papanov (1922), and Yerofey Khabarov (1603). After him are Mikhail Miloradovich (1771), Patriarch Sergius of Moscow (1867), Mikhail Ulyanov (1927), Ghazi Muhammad (1795), Marat Safin (1980), and Igor Ivanov (1945).


Among soccer players born in Russia, Anatoly Tarasov ranks 9Before him are Valentin Ivanov (1934), Mordechai Spiegler (1944), Igor Netto (1930), Eduard Streltsov (1937), Andrey Arshavin (1981), and Oleg Salenko (1969). After him are Viktor Ponedelnik (1937), Slava Metreveli (1936), Sergei Salnikov (1925), Nikita Simonyan (1926), Yevhen Rudakov (1942), and Igor Chislenko (1939).