Iztok Puc

1966 - 2011

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Iztok Puc (14 September 1966 – 20 October 2011) was a Croatian-Slovenian handball player, who was one of the world's top players of the 1980s and 1990s. During his career he played professionally for Borac Banja Luka, Zagreb, Celje and Prule 67. He won a total of 18 domestic trophies. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Iztok Puc has received more than 55,567 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Iztok Puc is the 57th most popular handball player (down from 45th in 2019), the 132nd most popular biography from Slovenia (down from 118th in 2019) and the most popular Slovene Handball Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 56k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 42.44

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.64

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.91

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Iztok Pucs by language

Over the past year Iztok Puc has had the most page views in the with 4,464 views, followed by Croatian (3,157), and Slovenian (2,225). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Catalan (92.13%), Persian (39.18%), and Serbian (33.03%)


Among handball players, Iztok Puc ranks 57 out of 420Before her are Cristian Gațu, Stine Bredal Oftedal, Jaroslav Volak, Andreas Palicka, Daniel Narcisse, and Josef Krejci. After her are Kiril Lazarov, Nora Mørk, Max Bloesch, Pavle Jurina, Fritz Spengler, and Jerzy Klempel.

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Among people born in 1966, Iztok Puc ranks 394Before her are Jes Høgh, Chris Bauer, Andrea Tafi, Dadullah, María Jesús Montero, and Jeremy Hunt. After her are Stone Gossard, Sergei Puskepalis, Mike Starr, José Ángel Ziganda, Tatyana Ledovskaya, and Larisa Neiland. Among people deceased in 2011, Iztok Puc ranks 434Before her are George Baker, Annalisa Ericson, Brian Jacques, Pauline Betz, Angela Scoular, and Gordon Tootoosis. After her are Mike Starr, Aloysius Ambrozic, Matti Yrjänä Joensuu, Pavle Jurina, Vladimir Ryzhkin, and Tom Aldredge.

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In Slovenia

Among people born in Slovenia, Iztok Puc ranks 132 out of 340Before her are Miran Tepeš (1961), Kristina Brenk (1911), Mateja Svet (1968), Fran Saleški Finžgar (1871), Alfred Jermaniš (1967), and Peter Kauzer (1983). After her are Aloysius Ambrozic (1930), Peter Prevc (1992), Slavko Vinčić (1979), Branko Ilić (1983), Anton Rop (1960), and Giovanni Delise (1907).


Among handball players born in Slovenia, Iztok Puc ranks 1After her are Uroš Zorman (1980), Vid Kavtičnik (1984), Dragan Gajić (1984), Jure Dolenec (1988), and Blaž Janc (1996).