Edwin Moses

1955 - Today

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Edwin Corley Moses (born August 31, 1955) is an American former hurdler who won gold medals in the 400 m hurdles at the 1976 and 1984 Olympics. Between 1977 and 1987, Moses won 107 consecutive finals (122 consecutive races) and set the world record in the event four times. In addition to his running, Moses was also an innovative reformer in the areas of Olympic eligibility and drug testing. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edwin Moses has received more than 771,065 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia. Edwin Moses is the 105th most popular athlete (up from 126th in 2019), the 3,136th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,736th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular American Athlete.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 40

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.97

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  • 3.40

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Edwin Moses by language

Over the past year Edwin Moses has had the most page views in the with 75,618 views, followed by German (15,783), and Italian (11,803). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Belarusian (113.97%), Catalan (76.00%), and Norwegian (Nynorsk) (67.93%)


Among athletes, Edwin Moses ranks 105 out of 6,025Before him are Frank Jarvis, Viktor Mamatov, Robert Hichens, John Flanagan, Inese Jaunzeme, and Theagenes of Thasos. After him are Gaston Roelants, Volodymyr Holubnychy, Thomas Curtis, Donald Arnold, Pyotr Bolotnikov, and Haile Gebrselassie.

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Among people born in 1955, Edwin Moses ranks 134Before him are Mark Hollis, Daniel Bertoni, Kim Hae-sook, Paul Romer, Fernando Meirelles, and Asif Ali Zardari. After him are Matti Vanhanen, Jean-Hugues Anglade, James Gosling, Wang Huning, Laurie Metcalf, and Friedrich Merz.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Edwin Moses ranks 3,136 out of 20,380Before him are Lauren Hutton (1943), Abel Ferrara (1951), James Montgomery Flagg (1877), Richard Wright (1908), John Marshall (1755), and Coretta Scott King (1927). After him are Allan Kaprow (1927), John B. Kelly Sr. (1889), Marie Tharp (1920), Victoria Woodhull (1838), Dean Rusk (1909), and Janet Jagan (1920).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Edwin Moses ranks 33Before him are Robert Garrett (1875), Harry Porter (1882), Maxie Long (1878), Eddie Eagan (1897), Ralph Rose (1885), and Frank Jarvis (1878). After him are Thomas Curtis (1873), Sherm Clark (1899), Jim Thorpe (1887), Harrison Dillard (1923), Barbara Jones (1937), and John Carlos (1945).