Bruno Sammartino

1935 - 2018

Bruno Sammartino

Bruno Leopoldo Francesco Sammartino (October 6, 1935 – April 18, 2018) was an Italian-American professional wrestler, best known for his work with the World Wide Wrestling Federation (WWWF, now WWE). There, he held the WWWF World Heavyweight Championship (WWWF Heavyweight Championship during his second reign) for more than 11 years (4,040 days) across two reigns, the first of which is the longest single reign in the promotion's history at 2,803 days. Dubbed "The Italian Strongman" and "The Strongest Man in the World" early in his career, Sammartino later earned the title "The Living Legend". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bruno Sammartino has received more than 2,750,416 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 16th most popular wrestler.

Memorability Metrics

  • 2.8M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 53.71

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.27

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.33

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among wrestlers, Bruno Sammartino ranks 16 out of 562Before him are Dave Bautista, The Undertaker, Ric Flair, El Santo, Rikidōzan, and Aleksandr Karelin. After him are Ivan Poddubny, Aleksandr Medved, Triple H, The Miz, Stone Cold Steve Austin, and Darren Young.

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Among people born in 1935, Bruno Sammartino ranks 114Before him are Lyudmila Gurchenko, Khalil al-Wazir, Terry Riley, Giovanni Lajolo, Lyudmila Chernykh, and Helmut Lachenmann. After him are Inger Christensen, Franco Citti, Carl Andre, Don Bragg, Chaim Topol, and Thomas Keneally. Among people deceased in 2018, Bruno Sammartino ranks 114Before him are Sondra Locke, Per Kirkeby, Odvar Nordli, Robert Morris, Sergio Marchionne, and Robert Indiana. After him are Kim Jong-pil, Michael Anderson, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Oliver Dragojević, José Antonio Abreu, and Kira Muratova.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Bruno Sammartino ranks 1,838 out of 3,282Before him are Enrico Bombieri (1940), Senesino (1686), Niccolò de' Niccoli (1365), Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio (1927), Francesco Maria Veracini (1690), and Carlo Maria Abate (1932). After him are Alexander Farnese, Prince of Parma (1635), Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione (1837), Publius Cornelius Scipio Nasica Corculum (-206), Luigi Comencini (1916), Franco Citti (1935), and Bramantino (1465).

Among WRESTLERS In Italy

Among wrestlers born in Italy, Bruno Sammartino ranks 1After him are Enrico Porro (1885), Angelo Parisi (1953), Lou Albano (1933), and Andrea Minguzzi (1982).

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