Meyer Lansky

1902 - 1983

Meyer Lansky

Meyer Lansky (born Meier Suchowlański; July 4, 1902 – January 15, 1983), known as the "Mob's Accountant", was an American major organized crime figure who, along with his associate Charles "Lucky" Luciano, was instrumental in the development of the National Crime Syndicate in the United States.Associated with the Jewish mob, Lansky developed a gambling empire that stretched across the world. He was said to own points (percentages) in casinos in Las Vegas, Cuba, The Bahamas and London. Although a member of the Jewish mob, Lansky undoubtedly had strong influence with the Italian-American Mafia and played a large role in the consolidation of the criminal underworld. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Meyer Lansky has received more than 3,749,715 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 13th most popular mafioso.

Memorability Metrics

  • 3.7M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 63.64

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.26

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.92

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Meyer Lanskies by language


Among mafiosos, Meyer Lansky ranks 13 out of 45Before him are Bernie Madoff, Jack Ruby, John Dillinger, Frank Abagnale, Velupillai Prabhakaran, and Karl Gebhardt. After him are Bernardo Provenzano, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, Wyatt Earp, John Gotti, and Mark David Chapman.

Most Popular Mafiosos in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1902, Meyer Lansky ranks 30Before him are Arne Tiselius, Barbara McClintock, Alva Myrdal, Harold Lasswell, Marcel Breuer, and André Michel Lwoff. After him are Theodore Schultz, Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque, Felix Wankel, Reinhard Gehlen, Alexander Luria, and Émile Benveniste. Among people deceased in 1983, Meyer Lansky ranks 17Before him are Arthur Koestler, Buckminster Fuller, David Niven, Raymond Aron, Gerhard Barkhorn, and Nikolai Podgorny. After him are Albert Claude, Muddy Waters, John Fante, George Cukor, Alfred Tarski, and Aleksandar Ranković.

Others Born in 1902

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1983

Go to all Rankings

In Belarus

Among people born in Belarus, Meyer Lansky ranks 17 out of 218Before him are Yitzhak Shamir (1915), Stanisław August Poniatowski (1732), Simon Kuznets (1901), Alexander Lukashenko (1954), Ryszard Kapuściński (1932), and Chaim Soutine (1893). After him are Zhores Alferov (1930), Ossip Zadkine (1888), Sviatopolk I of Kiev (978), Yanka Kupala (1882), Alexander Parvus (1867), and Hacı I Giray (1397).

Among MAFIOSOS In Belarus

Among mafiosos born in Belarus, Meyer Lansky ranks 1

Mafiosos Born in Belarus

Go to all Rankings