Magnus Wislander

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Hans Einar Magnus Wislander (born 22 February 1964) is a Swedish former handball player, who has been voted Handball Player of the Century. Since his debut in the national team in 1985 he has played over 380 games and scored over 1,000 goals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Magnus Wislander has received more than 84,004 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Magnus Wislander is the 6th most popular handball player, the 574th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 513th in 2019) and the most popular Swedish Handball Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 84k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 50.43

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.01

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.98

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Magnus Wislanders by language

Over the past year Magnus Wislander has had the most page views in the with 15,404 views, followed by German (15,396), and English (9,728). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Belarusian (99.39%), Korean (76.92%), and Ukrainian (46.40%)


Among handball players, Magnus Wislander ranks 6 out of 420Before him are Veselin Vujović, Talant Duyshebaev, Nikola Karabatić, Mikkel Hansen, and Gheorghe Gruia. After him are Ivano Balić, Abaz Arslanagić, Staffan Olsson, Franz Brunner, Branislav Pokrajac, and Zinaida Turchyna.

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Among people born in 1964, Magnus Wislander ranks 166Before him are Pedro Passos Coelho, Oleg Kononenko, Paco Tous, Tim Blake Nelson, Kevin Schwantz, and Valérie Lemercier. After him are Ian Hart, Laura Harring, Valentina Vargas, Eduard Kokoity, Sabrina Ferilli, and Djamolidine Abdoujaparov.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Magnus Wislander ranks 574 out of 1,879Before him are Arne Åhman (1925), Lennart Nilsson (1922), Gustaf Fröding (1860), Nils Edén (1871), Sven Jonasson (1909), and Moa Martinson (1890). After him are Fredrik von Otter (1833), Elisabeth Christina von Linné (1743), Nils Bohlin (1920), Lisa Fonssagrives (1911), Carl Axel Magnus Lindman (1856), and Gustaf Lundberg (1695).


Among handball players born in Sweden, Magnus Wislander ranks 1After him are Staffan Olsson (1964), Ljubomir Vranjes (1973), Tomas Svensson (1968), Andreas Palicka (1986), Magnus Andersson (1966), Ola Lindgren (1964), Katja Nyberg (1979), Jim Gottfridsson (1992), Mia Hermansson-Högdahl (1965), Niclas Ekberg (1988), and Per Carlén (1960).