Florence Griffith Joyner

1959 - 1998

Florence Griffith Joyner

Florence Delorez Griffith Joyner (born Florence Delorez Griffith; December 21, 1959 – September 21, 1998), also known as Flo-Jo, was an American track and field athlete. She is the fastest woman of all time; the world records she set in 1988 for both the 100 m and 200 m still stand. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Florence Griffith Joyner has received more than 3,541,273 page views. Her biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 49th most popular athlete.

Memorability Metrics

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  • 54.17

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 46

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.66

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.31

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among athletes, Florence Griffith Joyner ranks 52 out of 2,090Before her are Fritz Hofmann, Robert Garrett, Lasse Virén, Gustav Flatow, Ibolya Csák, and Eric Lemming. After her are Archie Hahn, Irving Baxter, Stefka Kostadinova, Valeriy Brumel, Hans Woellke, and Alajos Szokolyi.

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Among people born in 1959, Florence Griffith Joyner ranks 54Before her are Per Gessle, Boris Nemtsov, Rosanna Arquette, Youssou N'Dour, Ving Rhames, and Laura Chinchilla. After her are Benny Gantz, Matthew Modine, Satoru Iwata, Milorad Dodik, Patricia Clarkson, and Tupou VI. Among people deceased in 1998, Florence Griffith Joyner ranks 78Before her are Georgy Sviridov, Shotaro Ishinomori, Sōsuke Uno, Efim Geller, Zlatko Čajkovski, and Richard Hamming. After her are César Baldaccini, Shinichi Suzuki, Maureen O'Sullivan, Aymoré Moreira, Zbigniew Herbert, and Clara Rockmore.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Florence Griffith Joyner ranks 2,260 out of 12,171Before her are Jelly Roll Morton (1890), Gene Wolfe (1931), Dwight F. Davis (1879), Ross Macdonald (1915), Albert R. Broccoli (1909), and J. Walter Christie (1865). After her are George Kelly (1905), Lew Wallace (1827), Lindsay Lohan (1986), David Packard (1912), Lon Chaney (1883), and Dean Cain (1966).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Florence Griffith Joyner ranks 17Before her are Larry Scott (1938), Tommie Smith (1944), Al Oerter (1936), Frank Zane (1942), Mike Powell (1963), and Robert Garrett (1875). After her are Archie Hahn (1880), Irving Baxter (1876), Don Bragg (1935), Wilma Rudolph (1940), Thomas Curtis (1873), and Eddie Eagan (1897).