Arnold Denker

1914 - 2005

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Arnold Sheldon Denker (February 21, 1914 – January 2, 2005) was an American chess player and author. He was U.S. champion in 1944 and 1946. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arnold Denker has received more than 66,434 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Arnold Denker is the 188th most popular chess player (down from 183rd in 2019), the 9,552nd most popular biography from United States (down from 8,924th in 2019) and the 8th most popular American Chess Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 66k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 44.19

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.25

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.97

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Arnold Denkers by language

Over the past year Arnold Denker has had the most page views in the with 6,479 views, followed by Russian (1,440), and French (1,083). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Low Saxon (82.84%), Latvian (39.90%), and Ukrainian (31.45%)


Among chess players, Arnold Denker ranks 188 out of 461Before him are Győző Forintos, Juan Corzo, Serafino Dubois, Vladimir Tukmakov, Oleg Romanishin, and Alexei Shirov. After him are Xie Jun, Rustam Kasimdzhanov, Anatoly Lein, Paul Felix Schmidt, Vitaly Tseshkovsky, and Vladimirs Petrovs.

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Among people born in 1914, Arnold Denker ranks 361Before him are Jonathan Harris, Andreas Kupfer, John Berryman, Václav Mottl, Bob Gerard, and Giuseppe Berto. After him are Geoffrey Unsworth, John Hodiak, Mauk Weber, Josef Peters, Andrea Leeds, and Erich Herrmann. Among people deceased in 2005, Arnold Denker ranks 307Before him are Paul Halla, Derek Bailey, Aleksandar Atanacković, Carl Forssell, Enric Gensana, and Luis Taruc. After him are Milena Hübschmannová, Ihor Rybak, Stanley Sadie, Leonid Shamkovich, Percy Heath, and Lee Eun-ju.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Arnold Denker ranks 9,552 out of 20,380Before him are Karl Rove (1950), Horatio Greenough (1805), Ken Burns (1953), Mindy Sterling (1953), George Russell (1923), and Norman Alden (1924). After him are Michael Wong (1965), Randy Weston (1926), Virginia Gregg (1916), Jan Davis (1953), Michael Hoffman (1956), and Anthony Michael Hall (1968).

Among CHESS PLAYERS In United States

Among chess players born in United States, Arnold Denker ranks 8Before him are Paul Morphy (1837), Frank Marshall (1877), Harry Nelson Pillsbury (1872), Reuben Fine (1914), William Lombardy (1937), and Jackson Showalter (1860). After him are Nick de Firmian (1957), Isaac Kashdan (1905), Robert Byrne (1928), Fabiano Caruana (1992), Israel Albert Horowitz (1907), and Larry Evans (1932).