Bobby Hull

1939 - Today

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Robert Marvin Hull OC (born January 3, 1939) is a Canadian former ice hockey player who is regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. His blonde hair, legendary skating speed, end-to-end rushes, and ability to shoot the puck at very high velocity all earned him the name "The Golden Jet". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bobby Hull has received more than 1,208,541 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Bobby Hull is the 11th most popular hockey player, the 231st most popular biography from Canada (down from 196th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Canadian Hockey Player.

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Among hockey players, Bobby Hull ranks 11 out of 358Before him are Valeri Kharlamov, Vladislav Tretiak, Henri Richard, Phil Esposito, Stan Mikita, and Jaromír Jágr. After him are Viacheslav Fetisov, Georges Vézina, Mario Lemieux, Jiří Holeček, Igor Larionov, and Sergei Makarov.

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Among people born in 1939, Bobby Hull ranks 260Before him are Sumio Iijima, Michael Gothard, David Frost, Ernst Zündel, James Mancham, and Jaime Paz Zamora. After him are Hugh Masekela, Giorgio Ferrini, Carlos do Carmo, Vivi Bach, Ernie Terrell, and Michael J. Pollard.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Bobby Hull ranks 231 out of 1,130Before him are The Weeknd (1990), Norman L. Bowen (1887), Deborah Kara Unger (1966), Allan Dwan (1885), Harry Saltzman (1915), and Hal Foster (1892). After him are Percy Williams (1908), Gordon R. Dickson (1923), Stephen Amell (1981), George London (1920), Mordecai Richler (1931), and Louis St. Laurent (1882).


Among hockey players born in Canada, Bobby Hull ranks 6Before him are Maurice Richard (1921), Wayne Gretzky (1961), Gordie Howe (1928), Henri Richard (1936), and Phil Esposito (1942). After him are Georges Vézina (1887), Mario Lemieux (1965), Bobby Orr (1948), Guy Lafleur (1951), Howie Morenz (1902), and Marcel Dionne (1951).