El Santo

1917 - 1984

El Santo

Rodolfo Guzmán Huerta (September 23, 1917 – February 5, 1984), more widely known as El Santo, or in English The Saint, was a Mexican Luchador enmascarado (Spanish for masked professional wrestler), film actor, and folk hero. El Santo is one of the most famous and iconic Mexican luchadores, and has been referred to as one of "the greatest legends in Mexican sports". His wrestling career spanned nearly five decades, during which he became a folk hero and a symbol of justice for the common man through his appearances in lucha films and comic books telling fictionalized stories of El Santo fighting for justice. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of El Santo has received more than 444,532 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 13th most popular wrestler.

Memorability Metrics

  • 440k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 53.81

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.79

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.39

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of El Santos by language


Among wrestlers, El Santo ranks 13 out of 562Before him are Antonio Inoki, John Cena, Bayram Şit, Dave Bautista, The Undertaker, and Ric Flair. After him are Rikidōzan, Aleksandr Karelin, Bruno Sammartino, Ivan Poddubny, Aleksandr Medved, and Triple H.

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Among people born in 1917, El Santo ranks 107Before him are Yakov Pavlov, Samael Aun Weor, Carlos Puebla, Džemal Bijedić, Đỗ Mười, and Jânio Quadros. After him are Mak Dizdar, Roque Máspoli, Phaedon Gizikis, Kirk Kerkorian, John Connally, and Shams Pahlavi. Among people deceased in 1984, El Santo ranks 71Before him are Richard Basehart, Jerzy Popiełuszko, Souvanna Phouma, Marcel Janco, Fikret Amirov, and Vladimir Chelomey. After him are Trygve Bratteli, Sergei Salnikov, Faina Ranevskaya, Uladzimir Karatkievich, Peter Lawford, and Kim Sung-gan.

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In Mexico

Among people born in Mexico, El Santo ranks 85 out of 344Before him are Felipe Calderón (1962), Pedro Rodríguez (1940), Lupe Vélez (1908), Adolfo López Mateos (1909), Bernard Francis Law (1931), and Miguel Alemán Valdés (1900). After him are Huitzilihuitl (1379), Ernesto Zedillo (1951), Juan Ruiz de Alarcón (1581), Adolfo de la Huerta (1881), Jorge Negrete (1910), and Jacqueline Andere (1938).

Among WRESTLERS In Mexico

Among wrestlers born in Mexico, El Santo ranks 1After him are Alberto Del Rio (1977) and Carístico (1982).

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