Odilon Polleunis

1943 - 2023

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Odilon Polleunis (1 May 1943 – 20 September 2023), nicknamed Lon, was a Belgian footballer who won the Belgian Golden Shoe in 1968 while at Sint-Truiden. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Odilon Polleunis has received more than 31,895 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Odilon Polleunis is the 778th most popular soccer player, the 307th most popular biography from Belgium and the 11th most popular Belgian Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

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    Page Views (PV)

  • 55.46

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.48

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.33

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Odilon Polleunis by language

Over the past year Odilon Polleunis has had the most page views in the with 8,346 views, followed by Dutch (7,295), and French (5,523). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are French (465.88%), German (248.55%), and Polish (231.09%)


Among soccer players, Odilon Polleunis ranks 778 out of 21,273Before him are Demetrio Albertini, Marc-André ter Stegen, Stefan Effenberg, Josep Maria Fusté, Petar Nadoveza, and Shogo Kamo. After him are Stefan Kuntz, Abdulrahman Fawzi, Luis Artime, Gian Piero Gasperini, Dirk Kuyt, and Karol Dobiaš.

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Among people born in 1943, Odilon Polleunis ranks 192Before him are Pak Doo-ik, Kiyoshi Tomizawa, Lynn Redgrave, Jef Raskin, Andrew Yeom Soo-jung, and Michael Spence. After him are Don Simpson, Edie Sedgwick, Dominik Duka, Paul Freeman, Nasr Abu Zayd, and Antonio Juliano. Among people deceased in 2023, Odilon Polleunis ranks 194Before him are Federico Sacchi, Ferran Olivella, Akgün Kaçmaz, Daniel Ellsberg, Josep Maria Fusté, and Petar Nadoveza. After him are Paul Reubens, Amitai Etzioni, Valentina Ponomaryova, Evelyn Fox Keller, Antonio Juliano, and Niels Holst-Sørensen.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Odilon Polleunis ranks 307 out of 1,190Before him are Peter Snayers (1592), William of Moerbeke (1215), Arthur Grumiaux (1921), Frans Janssens (1945), Stradanus (1523), and James Weddell (1787). After him are Claude Piron (1931), Gothelo I, Duke of Lorraine (967), Charles Eugène de Croÿ (1651), Guido Gezelle (1830), Hendrik Conscience (1812), and Frans Francken the Younger (1581).


Among soccer players born in Belgium, Odilon Polleunis ranks 11Before him are Herbert Wimmer (1944), Jan Ceulemans (1957), Thibaut Courtois (1992), Romelu Lukaku (1993), Enzo Scifo (1966), and Frans Janssens (1945). After him are Marc Wilmots (1969), Bernard Voorhoof (1910), Jean-Marc Bosman (1964), Franky Van der Elst (1961), Wilfried Van Moer (1945), and Raoul Lambert (1944).