Esteban Canal

1896 - 1981

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Esteban Canal (April 19, 1896 – February 14, 1981) was a leading Peruvian chess player who had his best tournament results in the 1920s and 1930s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Esteban Canal has received more than 76,119 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Esteban Canal is the 128th most popular chess player (up from 134th in 2019), the 97th most popular biography from Peru (down from 87th in 2019) and the most popular Peruvian Chess Player.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

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    Languages Editions (L)

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Page views of Esteban Canals by language

Over the past year Esteban Canal has had the most page views in the with 3,347 views, followed by Spanish (2,002), and Italian (1,354). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Breton (56.47%), Ukrainian (53.98%), and Arabic (49.03%)


Among chess players, Esteban Canal ranks 128 out of 461Before him are Wolfgang Unzicker, Erich Eliskases, Boris Gelfand, Arturo Pomar, Oscar Panno, and Vladas Mikėnas. After him are Viacheslav Ragozin, Henrique Mecking, Carlos Torre Repetto, Miroslav Filip, István Csom, and István Bilek.

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Among people born in 1896, Esteban Canal ranks 200Before him are Barbara La Marr, Constantin Rădulescu, Ivan Merz, Hermann Jónasson, Ruben Lagus, and Eric Backman. After him are Gunnar Lindström, Paul van Ostaijen, Agustín Sancho, Lotte Jacobi, Jack Pickford, and Walter Breuning. Among people deceased in 1981, Esteban Canal ranks 186Before him are Nils Asther, Sergio Amidei, Crisant Bosch, Gustaf Dyrssen, Benjamin Sheares, and Aleksandra Beļcova. After him are Julio Quintana, Bob Hite, Donald Wills Douglas Sr., Mary Lou Williams, Chief Dan George, and Curtis Bernhardt.

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In Peru

Among people born in Peru, Esteban Canal ranks 97 out of 287Before him are Hugo Sotil (1949), Francisco Xavier de Luna Pizarro (1780), Jefferson Farfán (1984), Víctor Benítez (1935), Orlando de la Torre (1943), and Julio Ramón Ribeyro (1929). After him are Julio Quintana (1904), Manuel Scorza (1928), Luis José de Orbegoso (1795), José Pardo y Barreda (1864), Manuel Pardo (1834), and Manuel Márquez Sterling (1872).

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Among chess players born in Peru, Esteban Canal ranks 1After him are Julio Granda (1967), and Deysi Cori (1993).