George Rhoden

1926 - Today

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George Vincent Rhoden (born 13 December 1926) is a Jamaican retired athlete, winner of two Olympic gold medals in 1952. Rhoden was born in Kingston in December 1926. He later moved to San Francisco, California, and was one of the successful long sprinters from Jamaica in the late 1940s and early 1950s, along with Arthur Wint and Herb McKenley. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Rhoden has received more than 46,077 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). George Rhoden is the 498th most popular athlete (up from 878th in 2019), the 33rd most popular biography from Jamaica (up from 44th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Jamaican Athlete.

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  • 46k

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  • 48.67

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.43

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  • 2.36

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of George Rhodens by language

Over the past year George Rhoden has had the most page views in the with 4,893 views, followed by Finnish (1,040), and Chinese (943). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Persian (96.88%), Hungarian (91.94%), and Norwegian (Nynorsk) (87.68%)


Among athletes, George Rhoden ranks 498 out of 6,025Before him are Ellen Braumüller, Imre Nagy, Géo André, Georgios Papasideris, Doina Melinte, and Elżbieta Krzesińska. After him are Klaus Bonsack, Fauja Singh, Ioannis Theodoropoulos, Roger de Barbarin, Sid Atkinson, and Percy Williams.

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Among people born in 1926, George Rhoden ranks 317Before him are Heino Kruus, Veikko Karvonen, Edmund Purdom, Ann Curtis, Anahit Tsitsikian, and Ibrahim Nasir. After him are John Ericson, Ursula Happe, Joseíto, Giancarlo Bergamini, Ede Király, and Kerwin Mathews.

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In Jamaica

Among people born in Jamaica, George Rhoden ranks 33 out of 189Before him are Cedella Booker (1926), Mary Seacole (1805), Shaggy (1968), Prince Buster (1938), John Barnes (1963), and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (1986). After him are Portia Simpson-Miller (1945), Raheem Sterling (1994), Monty Alexander (1944), Don Quarrie (1951), Carl Douglas (1942), and King Tubby (1941).

Among ATHLETES In Jamaica

Among athletes born in Jamaica, George Rhoden ranks 6Before him are Usain Bolt (1986), Ben Johnson (1961), Merlene Ottey (1960), Asafa Powell (1982), and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (1986). After him are Don Quarrie (1951), George Kerr (1937), Lennox Miller (1946), Yohan Blake (1989), Arthur Wint (1920), and Shawn Rhoden (1975).