Geoff Bent

1932 - 1958

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Geoffrey Bent (27 September 1932 – 6 February 1958) was an English footballer who played as a left back for Manchester United from 1948 until 1958. He was one of the Busby Babes, the young team formed under manager Matt Busby in the mid-1950s. Bent only made twelve first-team appearances for Manchester United, who already had an international-quality left back in Roger Byrne. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Geoff Bent has received more than 277,100 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Geoff Bent is the 1,520th most popular soccer player (up from 1,982nd in 2019), the 2,470th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 3,154th in 2019) and the 65th most popular British Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 280k

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  • 51.70

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.98

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.79

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Geoff Bent has had the most page views in the with 63,742 views, followed by Spanish (5,851), and Italian (4,862). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Thai (537.96%), Spanish (74.60%), and English (65.94%)


Among soccer players, Geoff Bent ranks 1,520 out of 21,273Before him are Igor Tudor, Sonny Anderson, Romeo Benetti, José Iraragorri, Hiroshi Ninomiya, and Uwe Bein. After him are Klaus Toppmöller, Antony, Nikola Kotkov, Luis Galván, David Seaman, and Park Ji-sung.

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Among people born in 1932, Geoff Bent ranks 235Before him are Mika Antić, Henri Nouwen, On Kawara, Yakir Aharonov, Henri Schwery, and Eileen Brennan. After him are Ted Cassidy, Colville Young, Katarina Taikon, Donald Byrd, Chiquito de la Calzada, and Carlo Maria Abate. Among people deceased in 1958, Geoff Bent ranks 94Before him are Evgeny Schwartz, Bart van der Leck, Max Jakob Friedländer, Francisco Olazar, Paul Reinecke, and Artur Rodziński. After him are Aleksander Klumberg, Nereu Ramos, Prince Ferdinand of Bavaria, Marcel Pilet-Golaz, Karl Arnold, and Billy Meredith.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Geoff Bent ranks 2,470 out of 8,785Before him are Benedict Biscop (628), Sydney Chapman (1888), Richard Marquand (1937), Robert Kerr (1755), David Bailey (1938), and Paul Smith (1946). After him are John Alcock (1892), Mary Ann Bevan (1874), Sally Hawkins (1976), Barbara Hepworth (1903), David Seaman (1963), and William Hunter (1718).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Geoff Bent ranks 65Before him are Trevor Francis (1954), Jock Stein (1922), Jamie Vardy (1987), Jude Bellingham (2003), Nobby Stiles (1942), and Ray Clemence (1948). After him are David Seaman (1963), Martin Peters (1943), Colin Bell (1946), Tommy Lawrence (1940), Ebenezer Cobb Morley (1831), and Bryan Robson (1957).