Ivar Ballangrud

1904 - 1969

Photo of Ivar Ballangrud

Icon of person Ivar Ballangrud

Ivar Eugen Ballangrud (né Eriksen, 7 March 1904 – 1 June 1969) was a Norwegian speed skater, a four-time Olympic champion in speed skating. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ivar Ballangrud has received more than 33,336 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Ivar Ballangrud is the 11th most popular skater (up from 13th in 2019), the 134th most popular biography from Norway and the 3rd most popular Norwegian Skater.

Memorability Metrics

  • 33k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 55.12

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.60

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.52

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among skaters, Ivar Ballangrud ranks 11 out of 483Before him are Axel Paulsen, Tonya Harding, Clas Thunberg, Katarina Witt, Gillis Grafström, and Ondrej Nepela. After him are Ludmila Belousova, Karl Schäfer, Hjalmar Andersen, Ethel Muckelt, Sjoukje Dijkstra, and Fred Anton Maier.

Most Popular Skaters in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1904, Ivar Ballangrud ranks 117Before him are Yulii Khariton, Giuseppe Terragni, Ding Ling, Juan José Arévalo, Coleman Hawkins, and Leo Joseph Suenens. After him are Ellen Church, István Horthy, Miguel Capuccini, Tevfik Esenç, Franz Kutschera, and Peter Yorck von Wartenburg. Among people deceased in 1969, Ivar Ballangrud ranks 82Before him are C. N. Annadurai, Muhammad Siddiq Al-Minshawi, Rómulo Gallegos, Thelma Ritter, Domingo Tejera, and Coleman Hawkins. After him are Josef Blösche, Leonard Woolf, Carlos Marighella, Mark Bernes, Georges Catroux, and Peter van Eyck.

Others Born in 1904

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1969

Go to all Rankings

In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Ivar Ballangrud ranks 134 out of 1,039Before him are Mari Boine (1956), Hans Gude (1825), Johan Bojer (1872), Naddodd (900), Thekla Resvoll (1871), and Harriet Backer (1845). After him are Anne Jahren (1963), Caspar Wessel (1745), Margit Sandemo (1924), Jørgen Juve (1906), Johan Nygaardsvold (1879), and Viggo Brun (1885).

Among SKATERS In Norway

Among skaters born in Norway, Ivar Ballangrud ranks 3Before him are Sonja Henie (1912), and Axel Paulsen (1855). After him are Hjalmar Andersen (1923), Fred Anton Maier (1938), Roald Aas (1928), Bernt Evensen (1905), Knut Johannesen (1933), Finn Helgesen (1919), Odd Lundberg (1917), Johann Olav Koss (1968), and Alexia Bryn (1889).