Dick van Dijk

1946 - 1997

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Dirk Wouter Johannes "Dick" van Dijk (15 February 1946 – 8 July 1997) was a Dutch professional footballer who played for FC Twente and Ajax Amsterdam. He was a member of Ajax's European Cup victory in 1971. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dick van Dijk has received more than 122,409 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Dick van Dijk is the 1,172nd most popular soccer player (down from 1,155th in 2019), the 479th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 494th in 2019) and the 54th most popular Dutch Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 120k

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  • 53.20

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.74

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Dick van Dijk has had the most page views in the with 18,685 views, followed by Dutch (8,623), and Italian (4,581). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Greek (88.49%), Egyptian Arabic (48.74%), and Southern Azerbaijani (25.93%)


Among soccer players, Dick van Dijk ranks 1,172 out of 21,273Before him are Iñaki Sáez, Werner Liebrich, Vladimir Durković, Hasan Salihamidžić, Sergei Salnikov, and Shiro Teshima. After him are László Fazekas, Pierino Prati, Ivica Horvat, Emil Kostadinov, Antonio Valentín Angelillo, and Roberto Rosato.

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Among people born in 1946, Dick van Dijk ranks 272Before him are Zülfü Livaneli, Arnoldo Alemán, Diane von Fürstenberg, Joseph Deiss, Hanna Suchocka, and Slim Borgudd. After him are Pierino Prati, William Thurston, Ichiro Hosotani, Peggy Lipton, Karim Findi, and Prince Tomohito of Mikasa. Among people deceased in 1997, Dick van Dijk ranks 124Before him are Lev Kopelev, Jeff Buckley, Paul Carell, Georges Marchais, Francisco Aramburu, and K. Shivaram Karanth. After him are Adil Çarçani, Cheddi Jagan, Juzo Itami, Josef Posipal, Eugene Stoner, and Lam Ching-ying.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Dick van Dijk ranks 479 out of 1,646Before him are Jan Gies (1905), Petrus Camper (1722), Gerrit Berckheyde (1638), Cornelis Ketel (1548), Jacob Moleschott (1822), and Isaac van Ostade (1621). After him are Caesar van Everdingen (1616), Wim Ruska (1940), Adri van der Poel (1959), Pieter Pourbus (1523), Gerard Reve (1923), and Countess Henriette Catherine of Nassau (1637).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Netherlands

Among soccer players born in Netherlands, Dick van Dijk ranks 54Before him are George Knobel (1922), Virgil van Dijk (1991), Rinus Israël (1942), Dick Nanninga (1949), Jaap Eden (1873), and Pierre van Hooijdonk (1969). After him are Gerald Vanenburg (1964), Jan Wouters (1960), Kees Rijvers (1926), Martin Koeman (1938), Gerrie Mühren (1946), and Arnold Mühren (1951).