Börje Salming

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Anders Börje Salming (pronounced [ˈbœ̂rjɛ ˈsâlːmɪŋ]; born 17 April 1951), nicknamed "The King", is a Swedish retired professional ice hockey defenceman. He played for Brynäs IF, the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Detroit Red Wings, and AIK. Salming was one of the first European players to make an impact in the National Hockey League (NHL), paving the way for future generations of players. He was one of the premier defencemen of his era in the NHL, and was recognized for this by being inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1996. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Börje Salming has received more than 307,949 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Börje Salming is the 11,669th most popular politician (down from 10,707th in 2019), the 550th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 465th in 2019) and the 124th most popular Swedish Politician.

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Among politicians, Börje Salming ranks 11,669 out of 15,710Before him are Masaharta, Shoshenq IV, Mihirakula, Lee Friedlander, Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, and Eriba-Adad II. After him are Stamatios Nikolopoulos, Flavio Cotti, György Lázár, Prince Aribert of Anhalt, Didier Reynders, and Luis Lacalle Pou.

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Among people born in 1951, Börje Salming ranks 228Before him are Patriarch Daniel of Romania, Klaus Toppmöller, Alexander Belov, Maithripala Sirisena, Greg Bear, and Tom Hamilton. After him are Debra Jo Rupp, Gregory Winter, Zalmay Khalilzad, Tony Amendola, Luther Vandross, and Michel Pollentier.

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Among people born in Sweden, Börje Salming ranks 550 out of 1,296Before him are Christian Lundeberg (1842), Sven Davidson (1928), Torsten Lindberg (1917), Victoria Benedictsson (1850), Ingvar Rydell (1922), and Sigvard Ericsson (1930). After him are Einar Englund (1916), Peter Tägtgren (1970), Tommy Körberg (1948), Ernst Trygger (1857), Tore Svensson (1927), and Tore Sjöstrand (1921).


Among politicians born in Sweden, Börje Salming ranks 124Before him are Fredrik von Otter (1833), Gustaf Åkerhielm (1833), Gillis Bildt (1820), Robert Themptander (1844), Oscar von Sydow (1873), and Christian Lundeberg (1842). After him are Ernst Trygger (1857), Lea Ahlborn (1826), Gerhard Louis De Geer (1854), Carl Bonde (1872), Johan Ramstedt (1852), and Mona Sahlin (1957).