George Lyon

1858 - 1938

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George Seymour Lyon (July 27, 1858 – May 11, 1938) was a Canadian golfer, an Olympic gold medalist in golf, an eight-time Canadian Amateur Championship winner, and a member of Canada's Sports Hall of Fame. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Lyon has received more than 6,464 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. George Lyon is the 18th most popular golfer (down from 15th in 2019), the 761st most popular biography from Canada (down from 635th in 2019) and the most popular Canadian Golfer.

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  • 6.5k

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  • 39.69

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.76

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.94

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of George Lyons by language

Over the past year George Lyon has had the most page views in the with 744 views, followed by Russian (612), and Spanish (567). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Lithuanian (210.23%), Catalan (52.69%), and Spanish (38.29%)


Among golfers, George Lyon ranks 18 out of 71Before him are Greg Norman, Tom Watson, Byron Nelson, Gene Sarazen, Old Tom Morris, and Annika Sörenstam. After him are Nick Faldo, Phil Mickelson, Vijay Singh, Miguel Ángel Jiménez, Pak Se-ri, and Nick Price.

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Among people born in 1858, George Lyon ranks 147Before him are Joseph DeCamp, Charles Eastman, Rosa Smith Eigenmann, Harry Johnston, Katharine Drexel, and Henry Watson Fowler. After him is Carter Glass. Among people deceased in 1938, George Lyon ranks 225Before him are Arthur Barclay, Lascelles Abercrombie, Aarne Pohjonen, Lady Ottoline Morrell, Matilda Howell, and John Kunkel Small. After him are James Weldon Johnson, Patrick Joseph Hayes, and Zona Gale.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, George Lyon ranks 761 out of 1,622Before him are Tom Green (1971), Nelson Kuhn (1937), Cyril Slater (1896), Eric Johnson (1979), John Rutsey (1952), and Lindy Booth (1979). After him are Steve Bauer (1959), Art Ross (1885), Wendy Freedman (1957), Sophie Grégoire Trudeau (1975), Romeo Rivers (1907), and Pete Desjardins (1907).

Among GOLFERS In Canada

Among golfers born in Canada, George Lyon ranks 1After him are Mike Weir (1970).