Jonny Wilkinson

1979 - Today

Jonny Wilkinson

Jonathan Peter Wilkinson, CBE (born 25 May 1979) is an English former rugby union player. A fly-half, he played for Newcastle Falcons and Toulon and represented England and the British and Irish Lions. He is particularly known for scoring the winning drop goal in the 2003 Rugby World Cup Final and is widely acknowledged as one of the best rugby union players of all time.He played club rugby for twelve seasons in the English Premiership with Newcastle Falcons. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jonny Wilkinson has received more than 1,410,175 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 7th most popular rugby player.

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  • 1.4M

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  • 32.59

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.53

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.71

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among rugby players, Jonny Wilkinson ranks 7 out of 9Before him are Jonah Lomu, Francois Pienaar, Sébastien Chabal, Dan Carter, Sergio Parisse, and Richie McCaw. After him are Percy Montgomery and Shane Williams.

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Among people born in 1979, Jonny Wilkinson ranks 422Before him are Gilberto Martínez, Martin Petráš, Claudia Letizia, Kelis, Carmelita Jeter, and Mindy Kaling. After him are Koit Toome, Robin Szolkowy, Chris O'Dowd, Stacy Keibler, Christine Lakin, and Sa Dingding.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jonny Wilkinson ranks 4,348 out of 5,347Before him are KT Tunstall (1975), Cher Lloyd (1993), Sophie Cookson (1990), Julian Marley (1975), Tessa Jowell (1947), and Tom Sturridge (1985). After him are James Guthrie (1953), Paul Hunter (1978), Peter Morgan (1963), Andy Gray (1955), Lorne Balfe (1976), and Andrew Ng (1976).