Paul Anspach

1882 - 1981

Photo of Paul Anspach

Icon of person Paul Anspach

Paul Eugène Albert Anspach (1 April 1882 – 28 August 1981) was a Belgian épée and foil fencer who competed in four consecutive Olympics (1908, 1912, 1920 and 1924).His grand-uncle, Jules Anspach (1829-1879), was Brussels burgomaster. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Anspach has received more than 17,427 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Paul Anspach is the 4th most popular fencer (up from 6th in 2019), the 363rd most popular biography from Belgium (down from 320th in 2019) and the most popular Belgian Fencer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 17k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 63.17

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.96

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.47

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Paul Anspaches by language


Among fencers, Paul Anspach ranks 4 out of 174Before him are Nedo Nadi, Edoardo Mangiarotti, and Helene Mayer. After him are Ramón Fonst, Endre Kabos, Ilona Elek, János Garay, Lucien Gaudin, Aldo Nadi, Ellen Preis, and Attila Petschauer.

Most Popular Fencers in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1882, Paul Anspach ranks 124Before him are Arnold Rothstein, Yakov Perelman, James F. Byrnes, Monteiro Lobato, Kamo, and José Vasconcelos. After him are Hendrik Willem van Loon, Cai E, Max Decugis, Holland Smith, Joseph Marx, and Nicolae Titulescu. Among people deceased in 1981, Paul Anspach ranks 96Before him are Mohammad Beheshti, Savitri, Edvard Kocbek, Harry Harlow, Alexander Kotov, and Claude Auchinleck. After him are Zdeněk Burian, Ivan Eklind, Jaap Bakema, Jim Davis, Roman Rudenko, and Mariama Bâ.

Others Born in 1882

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1981

Go to all Rankings

In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Paul Anspach ranks 363 out of 899Before him are Joseph Decaisne (1807), Edgar P. Jacobs (1904), Abraham Janssens (1570), Caspar Barlaeus (1584), Romelu Lukaku (1993), and Gillis van Coninxloo (1544). After him are Prince Laurent of Belgium (1963), Louis Michel (1947), Jaco Van Dormael (1957), George Washington (1871), Hieronymus Cock (1518), and Eugène Boch (1855).

Among FENCERS In Belgium

Among fencers born in Belgium, Paul Anspach ranks 1After him are Charles Delporte (1893) and Henri Anspach (1882).