Brian O'Driscoll

1979 - Today

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Brian Gerard O'Driscoll (born 21 January 1979) is an Irish former professional rugby union player. He played at outside centre for the Irish provincial team Leinster and for Ireland. He captained Ireland from 2003 until 2012, and captained the British & Irish Lions for their 2005 tour of New Zealand. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Brian O'Driscoll has received more than 900,270 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Brian O'Driscoll is the 12th most popular rugby player, the 403rd most popular biography from Ireland and the most popular Irish Rugby Player.

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  • 900k

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  • 43.58

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.07

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.92

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among rugby players, Brian O'Driscoll ranks 12 out of 13Before him are Sergio Parisse, Richie McCaw, Sonny Bill Williams, Percy Montgomery, Bryan Habana, and Shane Williams. After him are Jonathan Sexton.

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Among people born in 1979, Brian O'Driscoll ranks 880Before him are Michal Mertiňák, Toru Araiba, Nicolas Alnoudji, Peter Luczak, Windell Middlebrooks, and Takeshi Saito. After him are Maksim Opalev, Diego Confalonieri, Takahiro Kawamura, Owen Pallett, Tatsuya Enomoto, and Séverine Beltrame.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Brian O'Driscoll ranks 403 out of 460Before him are Stephen Ireland (1986), Kevin Doyle (1983), Eamonn Coghlan (1952), Sonia O'Sullivan (1969), Fergal O'Brien (1972), and Samantha Mumba (1983). After him are Brian Kerr (1953), Daniel O'Donnell (1961), Stephen Carr (1976), Liam Miller (1981), Pádraig Harrington (1971), and Matt Doherty (1992).

Among RUGBY PLAYERS In Ireland

Among rugby players born in Ireland, Brian O'Driscoll ranks 1After him are Jonathan Sexton (1985).