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Buddy Rogers

1921 - 1992

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Buddy Rogers (born Herman Gustav Rohde Jr.; February 20, 1921 – June 26, 1992), better known by the ring name "Nature Boy" Buddy Rogers, was an American professional wrestler who was one of the biggest professional wrestling stars in the beginning of the television era. His performances influenced future professional wrestlers, including "Nature Boy" Ric Flair, who used Rogers's nickname, as well as his look, attitude and finishing hold, the figure-four leglock. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Buddy Rogers has received more than 18,701 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Buddy Rogers is the 55th most popular wrestler (down from 45th in 2019), the 5,230th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,449th in 2019) and the 19th most popular American Wrestler.

Memorability Metrics

  • 19k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 48.97

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.05

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.12

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among wrestlers, Buddy Rogers ranks 55 out of 700Before him are Rudolf Svensson, Yasuhiro Yamashita, Kristjan Palusalu, Mithat Bayrak, Randy Orton, and Mustafa Dağıstanlı. After him are Bayram Şit, Olle Anderberg, The Iron Sheik, Rey Mysterio, Darren Young, and Dusty Rhodes.

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Among people born in 1921, Buddy Rogers ranks 241Before him are Lis Hartel, Paulo Evaristo Arns, Rodney Dangerfield, Leo Penn, Rinaldo Martino, and Mario Rigoni Stern. After him are Frédéric Dard, Helena Rakoczy, Yevgeniya Rudneva, Nadezhda Popova, Ernst Haas, and Manny Ayulo. Among people deceased in 1992, Buddy Rogers ranks 151Before him are Juanito, Harald Sæverud, Irakli Abashidze, Ron Woodroof, Earle Meadows, and Irmã Dulce. After him are Michael Gothard, Amjad Khan, Vincent Gardenia, Nancy Walker, Lisa Fonssagrives, and Allan Bloom.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Buddy Rogers ranks 5,230 out of 18,182Before him are Nathan East (1955), T. C. Boyle (1948), Biz Stone (1974), Carol Burnett (1933), Charles Bolden (1946), and Patty Duke (1946). After him are Michael Constantine (1927), Ida B. Wells (1862), James Read (1953), Conan O'Brien (1963), Helen Merrill (1930), and John Wesley Shipp (1955).

Among WRESTLERS In United States

Among wrestlers born in United States, Buddy Rogers ranks 19Before him are Bill Goldberg (1966), Terry Funk (1944), Lou Thesz (1916), The Ultimate Warrior (1959), Kevin Nash (1959), and Randy Orton (1980). After him are Rey Mysterio (1974), Darren Young (1983), Dusty Rhodes (1945), Roman Reigns (1985), Shawn Michaels (1965), and Bobo Brazil (1924).