Anja Andersen

1969 - Today

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Anja Jul Andersen (born 15 February 1969 in Odense, Denmark) is a former Danish team handball player and current coach. She is an Olympic champion, World champion and two times European champion. In 1997, she was named IHF World Player of the Year. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anja Andersen has received more than 79,554 page views. Her biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Anja Andersen is the 68th most popular handball player (down from 47th in 2019), the 661st most popular biography from Denmark (down from 608th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Danish Handball Player.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.38

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.59

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among handball players, Anja Andersen ranks 68 out of 420Before her are Fritz Spengler, Jerzy Klempel, Mirza Džomba, Antonio Carlos Ortega, David Barrufet, and Heidi Løke. After her are Guillaume Gille, Günther Ortmann, Luc Abalo, Magnus Andersson, Ola Lindgren, and Franz Berghammer.

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Among people born in 1969, Anja Andersen ranks 460Before her are Heather Hunter, Chris Weitz, Eduardo Paes, Angie Everhart, Hideo Ishikawa, and Teresa Ribera. After her are Tony Curran, Syarhey Rumas, Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal, Roy Hargrove, Francesco Moriero, and Colman Domingo.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Anja Andersen ranks 661 out of 1,032Before her are Lasse Schöne (1986), Andreas Cornelius (1993), Ole Kjær (1954), Nikolaj Arcel (1972), Mike Tramp (1961), and Daniel Jensen (1979). After her are Kim Christofte (1960), Bjørn Tidmand (1940), Christian Friedrich Ecklon (1795), Anders Peter Nielsen (1867), Flemming Rasmussen (1958), and Reno Olsen (1947).


Among handball players born in Denmark, Anja Andersen ranks 3Before her are Mikkel Hansen (1987), and Niklas Landin Jacobsen (1988). After her are Lars Christiansen (1972), Hans Lindberg (1981), Henrik Toft Hansen (1986), Mathias Gidsel (1999), Rasmus Lauge Schmidt (1991), Lene Rantala (1968), René Toft Hansen (1984), Mads Mensah Larsen (1991), and Jannick Green (1988).