SWIMMER

Michael Phelps

1985 - Today

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Michael Fred Phelps II (born June 30, 1985) is an American former competitive swimmer. He is the most successful and most decorated Olympian of all time with a total of 28 medals. Phelps also holds the all-time records for Olympic gold medals (23), Olympic gold medals in individual events (13), and Olympic medals in individual events (16). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Phelps has received more than 24,452,204 page views. His biography is available in 94 different languages on Wikipedia. Michael Phelps is the 2nd most popular swimmer (up from 4th in 2019), the 1,874th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,366th in 2019) and the most popular Swimmer.

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  • 24M

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  • 57.83

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 94

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.79

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.13

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SWIMMERS

Among swimmers, Michael Phelps ranks 2 out of 392Before him are Johnny Weissmuller. After him are Mark Spitz, Alfréd Hajós, Gertrude Ederle, Duke Kahanamoku, Rie Mastenbroek, Roland Matthes, Don Schollander, Arne Borg, Kornelia Ender, and Greta Andersen.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1985, Michael Phelps ranks 5Before him are Cristiano Ronaldo, Lewis Hamilton, Luka Modrić, and Gal Gadot. After him are Keira Knightley, Wayne Rooney, Léa Seydoux, Lukas Podolski, Song Joong-ki, Stromae, and Lana Del Rey.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Michael Phelps ranks 1,874 out of 18,182Before him are Dickinson W. Richards (1895), Kelly Preston (1962), Yaphet Kotto (1939), Jack Vance (1916), Jaclyn Smith (1945), and Ward Cunningham (1949). After him are Pontiac (1714), Ray Conniff (1916), Larry Scott (1938), Olympia Dukakis (1931), Aaron Spelling (1923), and George Strait (1952).

Among SWIMMERS In United States

Among swimmers born in United States, Michael Phelps ranks 1After him are Mark Spitz (1950), Gertrude Ederle (1905), Duke Kahanamoku (1890), Don Schollander (1946), Ann Curtis (1926), Ethelda Bleibtrey (1902), Charles Daniels (1885), Helene Madison (1913), Clarke Scholes (1930), Albina Osipowich (1911), and Helen Johns (1914).

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