Bobby Hull

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Bobby Hull

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 1,032,728 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 10,453rd most popular hockey player.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.43

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.72

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among hockey players, Bobby Hull ranks 11 out of 52Before him are Wayne Gretzky, Valeri Kharlamov, Jaromír Jágr, Georges Vézina, Stan Mikita, and Phil Esposito. After him are Henri Richard, Jari Kurri, Viacheslav Fetisov, Sergei Makarov, Bobby Orr, and Igor Larionov.

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Among people born in 1939, Bobby Hull ranks 229Before him are Tigran Mansurian, Dean Corll, Stephen Cook, Brigitte Fontaine, Breyten Breytenbach, and Igor Chislenko. After him are Ryozo Suzuki, Jaime Paz Zamora, Corin Redgrave, Gösta Ekman, Sushil Koirala, and Ivan Vutsov.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Bobby Hull ranks 196 out of 840Before him are Jacques Plante (1929), Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville (1661), David Morrell (1943), Joseph-Armand Bombardier (1907), Norman L. Bowen (1887), and Neve Campbell (1973). After him are Louis Nirenberg (1925), Jon Vickers (1926), Gordon R. Dickson (1923), Walter Pidgeon (1897), Ian Hacking (1936), and Gabrielle Roy (1909).


Among hockey players born in Canada, Bobby Hull ranks 6Before him are Maurice Richard (1921), Gordie Howe (1928), Wayne Gretzky (1961), Georges Vézina (1887), and Phil Esposito (1942). After him are Henri Richard (1936), Bobby Orr (1948), Mario Lemieux (1965), Howie Morenz (1902), Guy Lafleur (1951), and Art Ross (1885).

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