WRESTLER

Hamit Kaplan

1934 - 1976

Photo of Hamit Kaplan

Icon of person Hamit Kaplan

Hamit Kaplan (20 September 1934 – 5 January 1976) was a Turkish World and Olympic champion sports wrestler of Turkish descent in the Heavyweight class. He won the gold, silver and bronze medal in men's freestyle wrestling at three consecutive Olympic Games in 1956, 1960 and 1964. Born in Hamamözü town in Amasya Province, he began wrestling as a youngster in the traditional Turkish sport Yağlı güreş (oil wrestling). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hamit Kaplan has received more than 19,625 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Hamit Kaplan is the 68th most popular wrestler, the 906th most popular biography from Turkey and the 2nd most popular Turkish Wrestler.

Memorability Metrics

  • 20k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.79

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.58

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.48

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Hamit Kaplans by language


Among WRESTLERS

Among wrestlers, Hamit Kaplan ranks 68 out of 703Before him are Kurt Angle, Chris Jericho, Kristjan Palusalu, Carl Westergren, Pedro Morales, and Emam-Ali Habibi. After him are Mustafa Dağıstanlı, Stu Hart, Yaşar Doğu, Emil Väre, Johannes Kotkas, and Roman Reigns.

Most Popular Wrestlers in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings

Contemporaries

Among people born in 1934, Hamit Kaplan ranks 278Before him are Paul Naschy, Zaid ibn Shaker, Billy Paul, Anne Haney, Richard D. Zanuck, and Ronnie Drew. After him are Johnny Haynes, Lasse Mårtenson, Glenn Davis, Galina Bystrova, Tomás Eloy Martínez, and Humberto Tozzi. Among people deceased in 1976, Hamit Kaplan ranks 145Before him are Saneatsu Mushanokōji, Walter Piston, Gina Bachauer, Viggo Kampmann, Veikko Huhtanen, and Alexander Lernet-Holenia. After him are Bertha Lutz, Murtala Mohammed, Edith Evans, Alfred Landé, Pál Turán, and Armen Ohanian.

Others Born in 1934

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1976

Go to all Rankings

In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Hamit Kaplan ranks 906 out of 1,128Before him are Hrachia Acharian (1876), Ariarathes I of Cappadocia (null), John Kourkouas (null), Kekaumenos (null), Burhan Sargun (1929), and Alpay Özalan (1973). After him are Janet Akyüz Mattei (1943), Recep Peker (1889), Manolis Kalomiris (1883), İbrahim Kaypakkaya (1949), Mustafa Dağıstanlı (1931), and Selahattin Demirtaş (1973).

Among WRESTLERS In Turkey

Among wrestlers born in Turkey, Hamit Kaplan ranks 2Before him are Bayram Şit (1930). After him are Mustafa Dağıstanlı (1931), Yaşar Doğu (1913), Mithat Bayrak (1929), Tevfik Kış (1934), Taha Akgül (1990), Hamza Yerlikaya (1976), Rıza Kayaalp (1989), Şeref Eroğlu (1975), and Yasemin Adar (1991).