Hakan Yakin

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Hakan Yakin (Turkish: Hakan Yakın; born 22 February 1977) is a Swiss professional football manager and former player who last coached İstanbulspor in Turkey. Having spent the majority of his playing career as a forward or attacking midfielder, Yakin spent most of his playing career in the domestic league with brief forays into other leagues. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hakan Yakin has received more than 340,505 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Hakan Yakin is the 2,119th most popular soccer player (down from 1,497th in 2019), the 418th most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 371st in 2019) and the 16th most popular Swiss Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 340k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 49.83

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 42

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.68

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.58

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Hakan Yakins by language

Over the past year Hakan Yakin has had the most page views in the with 36,500 views, followed by Turkish (34,826), and German (31,729). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Malagasy (108.68%), Southern Azerbaijani (82.72%), and Croatian (72.73%)


Among soccer players, Hakan Yakin ranks 2,119 out of 21,273Before him are Pat Jennings, Ricardo Gomes, Heinz Stuy, Jimmy Johnstone, Javier Pastore, and Waldemar Victorino. After him are José Callejón, Aleksandr Mostovoi, Paulo Sérgio, Sergej Milinković-Savić, Gösta Dunker, and Ragnar Gustavsson.

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Among people born in 1977, Hakan Yakin ranks 72Before him are Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Andreas Kaplan, Zachary Quinto, Ronan Keating, Alex, and Annie Wersching. After him are Sofi Oksanen, Frédéric Kanouté, Manu Ginóbili, Freddie Ljungberg, So Ji-sub, and Peter Phillips.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Hakan Yakin ranks 418 out of 1,015Before him are Hermann Obrist (1863), Walter Thurnherr (1963), Albert Meyer (1870), Anita Traversi (1937), Aegidius Tschudi (1505), and Eugeniusz Bodo (1899). After him are Ueli Steck (1976), Stephan Lichtsteiner (1984), Stefano Franscini (1796), Nicolas Bouvier (1929), Karl Ludwig von Haller (1768), and Pierre Cérésole (1879).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Switzerland

Among soccer players born in Switzerland, Hakan Yakin ranks 16Before him are Stéphane Chapuisat (1969), Richard Dürr (1938), Oliver Neuville (1973), Thomas Bickel (1963), Robert Ballaman (1926), and Murat Yakin (1974). After him are Stephan Lichtsteiner (1984), Roger Courtois (1912), Granit Xhaka (1992), Charles Antenen (1929), Heinz Hermann (1958), and Alexander Frei (1979).