Herb McKenley

1922 - 2007

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The Hon. Herbert Henry McKenley OM (10 July 1922 – 26 November 2007) was a Jamaican track and field sprinter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Herb McKenley has received more than 124,686 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Herb McKenley is the 1,811th most popular athlete (down from 1,668th in 2019), the 61st most popular biography from Jamaica (up from 67th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Jamaican Athlete.

Memorability Metrics

  • 120k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 42.72

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.26

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.36

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Herb McKenleys by language

Over the past year Herb McKenley has had the most page views in the with 12,788 views, followed by French (888), and Chinese (810). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Egyptian Arabic (148.57%), Catalan (90.05%), and Persian (73.64%)


Among athletes, Herb McKenley ranks 1,811 out of 6,025Before him are Viktor Markin, Rosa Kellner, Dietmar Mögenburg, John Porter, Grigory Mkrtychan, and Harry Siljander. After him are Émile Albrecht, Svetlana Masterkova, Janet Simpson, Virginie Hériot, Merritt Giffin, and Mildrette Netter.

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Among people born in 1922, Herb McKenley ranks 417Before him are Rajeshwari Chatterjee, Endre Tilli, Ekaterina Kalinchuk, Fyvush Finkel, Kai Winding, and Harry Siljander. After him are André Buffière, Redd Foxx, Andy Phillip, Joan Copeland, William Schallert, and Willi Heeks. Among people deceased in 2007, Herb McKenley ranks 369Before him are Robert Taylor, David Halberstam, Jeong Da-bin, Mehmed Uzun, Alice Ghostley, and Andrew Hill. After him are Kenji Nagai, Dusty Anderson, Yelena Romanova, Dadullah, Yelena Petushkova, and Bob Clark.

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In Jamaica

Among people born in Jamaica, Herb McKenley ranks 61 out of 189Before him are Arthur Wint (1920), Damian Marley (1978), Augustus Pablo (1954), Shawn Rhoden (1975), Alton Ellis (1938), and Kenneth O. Hall (1941). After him are Millie Small (1947), Andrew Holness (1972), Coxsone Dodd (1932), Linford Christie (1960), Donovan Bailey (1967), and Nesta Carter (1985).

Among ATHLETES In Jamaica

Among athletes born in Jamaica, Herb McKenley ranks 13Before him are Don Quarrie (1951), George Kerr (1937), Lennox Miller (1946), Yohan Blake (1989), Arthur Wint (1920), and Shawn Rhoden (1975). After him are Linford Christie (1960), Donovan Bailey (1967), Nesta Carter (1985), Veronica Campbell-Brown (1982), Elaine Thompson (1992), and Keith Gardner (1929).