Ilkka Kanerva

1948 - 2022

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Ilkka Armas Mikael Kanerva (28 January 1948 – 14 April 2022) was a Finnish politician and a member of the Parliament of Finland. He was born in Lokalahti, now a part of Uusikaupunki in Southwest Finland. He was the Minister for Foreign Affairs from 2007 to 2008. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ilkka Kanerva has received more than 64,770 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Ilkka Kanerva is the 15,751st most popular politician (down from 15,505th in 2019), the 353rd most popular biography from Finland (up from 375th in 2019) and the 79th most popular Finnish Politician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 65k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 45.54

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.19

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.05

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Ilkka Kanerva has had the most page views in the with 41,066 views, followed by English (8,270), and Russian (1,644). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Volapük (38.28%), Esperanto (26.90%), and Polish (26.23%)


Among politicians, Ilkka Kanerva ranks 15,751 out of 19,576Before him are James Marape, Vilson Ahmeti, Tipper Gore, Kuupik Kleist, Guo Jinlong, and Anatoly Bibilov. After him are József Szájer, Cecilia Malmström, Guido Crosetto, Barbara Boxer, Amina J. Mohammed, and Jorge Córdova.

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Among people born in 1948, Ilkka Kanerva ranks 554Before him are Jon Amiel, Annette Charles, Alfred Sant, Carlos Squeo, Tipper Gore, and Diane Kurys. After him are Jerry L. Ross, Kunio Hatoyama, Josef Ackermann, Marañón, Nikolai Gorbachev, and Ben Burtt. Among people deceased in 2022, Ilkka Kanerva ranks 458Before him are Barbara Thompson, Galina Shamrai, Pietro Citati, Leslie Jordan, József Tóth, and Judith Durham. After him are Jürgen Sundermann, Thue Christiansen, John H. Coates, Orrin Hatch, Tomás Boy, and Horacio Accavallo.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Ilkka Kanerva ranks 353 out of 751Before him are Fredi (1942), Mikko Kozarowitzky (1948), Pentti Hämäläinen (1929), Osmo Vänskä (1953), Keijo Liinamaa (1929), and Sulo Bärlund (1910). After him are Thorvald Strömberg (1931), Anna-Maja Henriksson (1964), Mauri Kunnas (1950), Jouko Törmänen (1954), Hermanni Pihlajamäki (1903), and Erkki Kataja (1924).

Among POLITICIANS In Finland

Among politicians born in Finland, Ilkka Kanerva ranks 79Before him are Jussi Halla-aho (1971), Urho Castrén (1886), Miina Sillanpää (1866), Timo Soini (1962), Claes Andersson (1937), and Keijo Liinamaa (1929). After him are Anna-Maja Henriksson (1964), Päivi Räsänen (1959), Antti Kalliomäki (1947), Sari Essayah (1967), Santeri Alkio (1862), and Lucina Hagman (1863).