Meir Dagan

1945 - 2016

Photo of Meir Dagan

Icon of person Meir Dagan

Aluf (Major General) Meir Dagan (Hebrew: מאיר דגן; 30 January 1945 – 17 March 2016) was an Israel Defense Forces Major General (reserve) and Director of the Mossad. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Meir Dagan has received more than 417,148 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Meir Dagan is the 7,101st most popular politician (up from 8,471st in 2019), the 666th most popular biography from Russia (down from 476th in 2019) and the 194th most popular Russian Politician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 420k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 65.53

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.60

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.01

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Meir Dagans by language


Among politicians, Meir Dagan ranks 7,101 out of 15,710Before him are Kaliman Asen II of Bulgaria, Robert III of Worms, Jean-Marc Ayrault, Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon, Hedwig Jagiellon, Electress of Brandenburg, and István Dobi. After him are Sati Beg, Prince Konrad of Bavaria, Juan María Bordaberry, Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, Emperor Jingzong of Liao, and Daniel Inouye.

Most Popular Politicians in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1945, Meir Dagan ranks 133Before him are Roland Joffé, Jeffrey C. Hall, Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Rhonda Byrne, Khaleda Zia, and Hugh Fraser. After him are Piero Ferrari, Curtis Hanson, Christine Kaufmann, Pirri, Mustafa Balel, and Eizo Yuguchi. Among people deceased in 2016, Meir Dagan ranks 127Before him are Franco Citti, Abe Vigoda, Rudolf E. Kálmán, Gato Barbieri, Alexandre Astruc, and Ferdinand Kübler. After him are Curtis Hanson, Věra Čáslavská, Jorge Batlle, Garry Marshall, Andrei Karlov, and Mark Taimanov.

Others Born in 1945

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 2016

Go to all Rankings

In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Meir Dagan ranks 666 out of 2,688Before him are Zeki Velidi Togan (1890), Volin (1882), Lyudmila Chernykh (1935), Konstantin of Rostov (1185), Oleg Gordievsky (1938), and Yakov Pavlov (1917). After him are Sergei Krikalev (1958), Valeri Kharlamov (1948), Nikolai Voznesensky (1903), Alexey Pajitnov (1956), Mikhail Mil (1909), and Maria Sharapova (1987).


Among politicians born in Russia, Meir Dagan ranks 194Before him are Grand Duke Dmitry Konstantinovich of Russia (1860), Mikhail Semyonovich Vorontsov (1782), Prince Roman Petrovich of Russia (1896), Zeki Velidi Togan (1890), Konstantin of Rostov (1185), and Oleg Gordievsky (1938). After him are Nikolai Voznesensky (1903), Chaim Rumkowski (1877), Ivan Goremykin (1839), Ivan Susanin (1501), Prince John Konstantinovich of Russia (1886), and Vasily of Kostroma (1241).