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Ken Dryden

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Kenneth Wayne Dryden (born August 8, 1947) is a Canadian politician, lawyer, businessman, author, and former National Hockey League (NHL) goaltender and executive. He is an Officer of the Order of Canada and a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame. He was a Liberal Member of Parliament from 2004 to 2011 and Minister of Social Development from 2004 to 2006. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ken Dryden has received more than 893,310 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Ken Dryden is the 16,058th most popular politician (down from 14,270th in 2019), the 587th most popular biography from Canada (down from 572nd in 2019) and the 52nd most popular Canadian Politician.

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Among politicians, Ken Dryden ranks 16,058 out of 15,577Before him are Edward Brooke, Franca Falcucci, Dahir Riyale Kahin, Nick Clegg, Kari Traa, and Rukn ud din Firuz. After him are Vangelis Meimarakis, Jen Psaki, Alexander Borodai, Ludger Beerbaum, Shaukat Aziz, and Renhō.

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Among people born in 1947, Ken Dryden ranks 661Before him are Stephanie Beacham, Ada Kok, George Alec Effinger, Reno Olsen, Patrick Grainville, and Subhash Kak. After him are Hal Abelson, Emlyn Hughes, Harvey Mason, Millie Small, Eddie Thomson, and Gerardo Vera.

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Among people born in Canada, Ken Dryden ranks 587 out of 1,350Before him are Lance Stroll (1998), Mac DeMarco (1990), Suzanne Morrow Francis (1930), Frank Amyot (1904), Henry Lau (1989), and Will Arnett (1970). After him are Justine Musk (1972), Art Ross (1885), Gordon Tootoosis (1941), Yassine Bounou (1991), Gaétan Boucher (1958), and Patricia Jones (1930).


Among politicians born in Canada, Ken Dryden ranks 52Before him are Hilda Cameron (1912), Marc Garneau (1949), Beattie Ramsay (1895), Jean Charest (1958), Victor Bruce, 9th Earl of Elgin (1849), and Jack Layton (1950). After him are Gaétan Boucher (1958), Patricia Jones (1930), S. I. Hayakawa (1906), Jennifer Granholm (1959), Ted Lindsay (1925), and Stéphane Dion (1955).

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