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Fauja Singh

1911 - Today

Fauja Singh

Fauja Singh (Punjabi: ਫੌਜਾ ਸਿੰਘ; born 1 April 1911) is a British Sikh centenarian marathon runner of Punjabi Indian descent. He has beaten a number of world records in multiple age brackets, but none of his times have been ratified as records. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fauja Singh has received more than 598,310 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 314th most popular athlete.

Memorability Metrics

  • 600k

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  • 46.58

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.72

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.03

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ATHLETES

Among athletes, Fauja Singh ranks 316 out of 2,090Before him are Don Thompson, Karin Balzer, Norbert Schemansky, Galina Bystrova, Mel Sheppard, and Percy Williams. After him are Elfriede Kaun, Elżbieta Krzesińska, Armas Toivonen, Jonathan Edwards, Tamara Tyshkevich, and Henry Carr.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1911, Fauja Singh ranks 176Before him are Jo Jones, Luís Mesquita de Oliveira, Nikolai Kryuchkov, Roy Eldridge, Jack Finney, and José Augusto Brandão. After him are Antonio Guzmán Fernández, Leif Erickson, Albina Osipowich, Mario Perazzolo, Faiz Ahmad Faiz, and Kurt Maetzig.

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In India

Among people born in India, Fauja Singh ranks 366 out of 848Before him are Suriya (1975), H. D. Deve Gowda (1933), Telesphore Toppo (1939), Kumar Sanu (1957), Ramananda (1400), and Bidhan Chandra Roy (1882). After him are Vyjayanthimala Bali (1936), Rajinikanth (1950), Sabu Dastagir (1924), Shakuntala Devi (1929), Satya Nadella (1967), and Om Puri (1950).

Among ATHLETES In India

Among athletes born in India, Fauja Singh ranks 3Before him are Charles Gmelin (1872) and Launceston Elliot (1874). After him are P. T. Usha (1964), Leslie Claudius (1927), Abhinav Bindra (1982), Anju Bobby George (1977), Gagan Narang (1983), Deepika Kumari (1994), Laxmirani Majhi (1989), Dutee Chand (1996), and Neeraj Chopra (1997).

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