Davey Boy Smith

1962 - 2002

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David Smith (27 November 1962 – 18 May 2002) was a British professional wrestler. Born in Golborne, Lancashire, Smith is best known for his appearances in the United States with the World Wrestling Federation under the ring names Davey Boy Smith and The British Bulldog. He was trained by Ted Betley in Winwick, England before relocating to Calgary, Alberta, Canada to further his training under Stu Hart. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Davey Boy Smith has received more than 3,347,164 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Davey Boy Smith is the 161st most popular wrestler (down from 136th in 2019), the 4,347th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,840th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular British Wrestler.

Memorability Metrics

  • 3.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 55.15

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.20

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.60

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among wrestlers, Davey Boy Smith ranks 161 out of 703Before him are Diamond Dallas Page, Ricky Steamboat, Rikishi, Vickie Guerrero, Nikolai Volkoff, and Rustam Kazakov. After him are Ștefan Rusu, Eric Bischoff, Dan Henderson, Vasile Andrei, Rick Rude, and The Boogeyman.

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Among people born in 1962, Davey Boy Smith ranks 325Before him are Erika Hess, Sara Danius, Nasko Sirakov, Ben Browder, Robin Campillo, and Thomas Hylland Eriksen. After him are Primož Ulaga, Janine Turner, Stephen Keshi, Álvaro García Linera, Margherita Buy, and Chuck Billy. Among people deceased in 2002, Davey Boy Smith ranks 254Before him are Sergei Bodrov Jr., Harry Hay, John Gorton, Alex Hannum, Jerome Biffle, and Desmond Hoyte. After him are Ward Kimball, Mary Brian, George Alec Effinger, Tom Dowd, Katya Paskaleva, and Jam Master Jay.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Davey Boy Smith ranks 4,347 out of 6,924Before him are Colin Groves (1942), Trent Alexander-Arnold (1998), Mark Catesby (1683), John Claudius Loudon (1783), James Allison (1968), and Talulah Riley (1985). After him are Henry De la Beche (1796), Stuart Baird (1947), Stephen Wiltshire (1974), William Gemmell Cochran (1909), Jeremy Hunt (1966), and Rufus Isaacs, 1st Marquess of Reading (1860).

Among WRESTLERS In United Kingdom

Among wrestlers born in United Kingdom, Davey Boy Smith ranks 2Before him are Dave Finlay (1958). After him are William Regal (1968), Drew McIntyre (1985), Paige (1992), Wade Barrett (1980), Layla El (1977), Mason Ryan (1982), Flávio Canto (1975), Charlotte Dujardin (1985), Neville (1986), and Nikki Cross (1989).