Jacques Plante

1929 - 1986

Jacques Plante

Joseph Jacques Omer Plante (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɑk plɑ̃t]; January 17, 1929 – February 27, 1986) was a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender. During a career lasting from 1947 to 1975, he was considered to be one of the most important innovators in hockey. He played for the Montreal Canadiens from 1953 to 1963; during his tenure, the team won the Stanley Cup six times, including five consecutive wins. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacques Plante has received more than 565,097 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,620th most popular religious figure.

Memorability Metrics

  • 570k

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  • 48.60

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.20

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.16

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among religious figures, Jacques Plante ranks 1,612 out of 2,001Before him are Anna Wierzbicka, João Braz de Aviz, Reinhard Marx, Frances Xavier Cabrini, Giacomo Biffi, and Aulus Licinius Archias. After him are Robby Müller, Thomas S. Monson, Macedonius I of Constantinople, Giovanni Canestri, Seraphim Rose, and Basil III of Constantinople.

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Among people born in 1929, Jacques Plante ranks 228Before him are Terry Moore, Jamshid bin Abdullah of Zanzibar, Aleksandra Pakhmutova, Stanisław Mikulski, Henri Pousseur, and Maarten Schmidt. After him are Johan Otto von Spreckelsen, André Darrigade, Karl-Erik Palmér, Eliseo Prado, Dominique Fernandez, and Moses Gunn. Among people deceased in 1986, Jacques Plante ranks 124Before him are Desi Arnaz, John Kuck, Teddy Wilson, Marcel Arland, Anatoly Marchenko, and Thierry Sabine. After him are Floyd Gottfredson, Ernst Lehner, James H. Wilkinson, Roy Cohn, Peter Pears, and Panagiotis Kanellopoulos.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Jacques Plante ranks 190 out of 840Before him are Alfred Aho (1941), Guy Laliberté (1959), Harold Innis (1894), David Shore (1959), Shulamith Firestone (1945), and Phil Esposito (1942). After him are Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville (1661), David Morrell (1943), Joseph-Armand Bombardier (1907), Norman L. Bowen (1887), Neve Campbell (1973), and Bobby Hull (1939).


Among religious figures born in Canada, Jacques Plante ranks 2Before him are Marc Ouellet (1944). After him are Jean-Claude Turcotte (1936), Charles Coughlin (1891), and John Howe (1957).

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