Jean Thissen

1946 - Today

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Jean Thissen (born 21 April 1946) is a Belgian retired football player and coach. He played as a defender for Standard Liège and Anderlecht. At international level, he made 34 appearances for the Belgium national team, participating in the 1970 FIFA World Cup and the UEFA Euro 1972. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Thissen has received more than 34,315 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Jean Thissen is the 2,897th most popular soccer player (down from 2,521st in 2019), the 636th most popular biography from Belgium (down from 579th in 2019) and the 58th most popular Belgian Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 34k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 47.76

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.20

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.49

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Jean Thissens by language

Over the past year Jean Thissen has had the most page views in the with 4,641 views, followed by French (3,293), and Dutch (1,638). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Catalan (110.47%), French (50.37%), and Hungarian (47.48%)


Among soccer players, Jean Thissen ranks 2,897 out of 21,273Before him are Juan Tuñas, Christoph Metzelder, Erich Beer, Matthias Kaburek, Branislav Sekulić, and Héctor De Bourgoing. After him are Tibor Kemény, Pedro Vallana, Bruno Mora, Abdelkrim Merry, Laurie Cunningham, and Franz Cisar.

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Among people born in 1946, Jean Thissen ranks 506Before him are Jack Straw, Rhoma Irama, Robin Cook, Mary Beth Hurt, Erich Beer, and Cornel Penu. After him are Edgar Winter, Mordehai Milgrom, Olena Chekan, Neil Campbell, James C. Adamson, and Rodrigo Valdez.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Jean Thissen ranks 636 out of 1,190Before him are Thomas Meunier (1991), Johan De Muynck (1948), Frans Schollaert (1851), Suzanne Lilar (1901), Johan Museeuw (1965), and Bob Benny (1926). After him are Julien Cools (1947), Thorgan Hazard (1993), Victor Leemans (1901), Georges Theunis (1873), Prosper Bruggeman (1873), and Paul van Ostaijen (1896).


Among soccer players born in Belgium, Jean Thissen ranks 58Before him are Victor Mees (1927), Georges Grün (1962), Louis Versyp (1908), Alexandre Czerniatynski (1960), Théodore Nouwens (1908), and Thomas Meunier (1991). After him are Julien Cools (1947), Thorgan Hazard (1993), Laurent Grimmonprez (1902), Pierre Braine (1900), Wilfried Puis (1943), and Jean De Clercq (1905).