Kurt Nielsen

1930 - 2011

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Kurt Nielsen (19 November 1930 – 11 June 2011) was a Danish tennis player. He was born in Copenhagen, and was the first Danish tennis player ever to have played in a men's singles final in a Grand Slam tournament. Nielsen reached the singles finals of Wimbledon in 1953 (beating Ken Rosewall and Jaroslav Drobný, then losing to Vic Seixas) and 1955 (beating Rosewall, then losing to Tony Trabert). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kurt Nielsen has received more than 54,308 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Kurt Nielsen is the 102nd most popular tennis player (up from 110th in 2019), the 352nd most popular biography from Denmark (up from 387th in 2019) and the most popular Danish Tennis Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 54k

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  • 51.44

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.40

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.73

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Kurt Nielsen has had the most page views in the with 11,107 views, followed by English (10,104), and Italian (1,200). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Ukrainian (27,900.00%), Danish (96.13%), and Egyptian Arabic (81.25%)


Among tennis players, Kurt Nielsen ranks 102 out of 1,569Before him are Beals Wright, Andy Murray, Laurence Doherty, Manuel Alonso Areizaga, Henner Henkel, and Ken McGregor. After him are Tony Roche, Michael Chang, Dorothea Douglass Lambert Chambers, Richard Sears, Eric Sturgess, and Louise Brough.

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Among people born in 1930, Kurt Nielsen ranks 290Before him are Ryszard Kukliński, Egon Bondy, Pierre Vidal-Naquet, Gary Snyder, Ernst Tugendhat, and Arsenio Iglesias. After him are Sigge Parling, Rolf Hoppe, Merab Mamardashvili, Chuck Daly, Mohammad Ali Fardin, and Óscar Humberto Mejía Víctores. Among people deceased in 2011, Kurt Nielsen ranks 194Before him are Jagjit Singh, Bhimsen Joshi, Tatyana Lioznova, Alfonso Cano, Adrián Escudero, and Imre Makovecz. After him are Jacques Fatton, Otakar Vávra, Max van der Stoel, Attilio Pavesi, George Shearing, and Virgilio Noè.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Kurt Nielsen ranks 352 out of 1,032Before him are Olafur Eliasson (1967), Søren Kragh-Jacobsen (1947), Johannes Ewald (1743), Christina of Denmark, Queen of Sweden (1120), Henry Hansen (1902), and Jakob Nielsen (1957). After him are Princess Charlotte Amalie of Denmark (1706), Bernhard Rogge (1899), Greta Andersen (1927), Thorkild Hansen (1927), Johnny Hansen (1943), and Agner Krarup Erlang (1878).


Among tennis players born in Denmark, Kurt Nielsen ranks 1After him are Caroline Wozniacki (1990), Kenneth Carlsen (1973), Kristian Pless (1981), and Frederik Nielsen (1983).