Ron Clarke

1937 - 2015

Ron Clarke

Ronald William "Ron" Clarke, AO, MBE (21 February 1937 – 17 June 2015) was an Australian athlete, writer, and Mayor of the Gold Coast from 2004 to 2012. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ron Clarke has received more than 139,984 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 178th most popular athlete.

Memorability Metrics

  • 140k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 49.39

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.16

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.82

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among athletes, Ron Clarke ranks 179 out of 2,090Before him are Ralph Boston, Anatoliy Bondarchuk, Dimitrios Golemis, Miruts Yifter, Sotirios Versis, and Lee Haney. After him are John Carlos, Harrison Dillard, Albert Tyler, József Csermák, Otto Herschmann, and Jürgen Schult.

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Among people born in 1937, Ron Clarke ranks 211Before him are Vittorio Adorni, Rupiah Banda, Eero Mäntyranta, Eduard Artemyev, David Mumford, and Jiří Dienstbier. After him are Boris Yegorov, Mark Donohue, Edita Piekha, Jaime Lerner, Vitaly Zholobov, and Jurek Becker. Among people deceased in 2015, Ron Clarke ranks 167Before him are Ján Chryzostom Korec, Czesław Kiszczak, Henri Coppens, Douglas Tompkins, Dinkha IV, and Karl Josef Becker. After him are Movita Castaneda, John Henry Holland, Sergio Sollima, Moses Malone, Dragan Holcer, and Jacob Bekenstein.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Ron Clarke ranks 95 out of 575Before him are Mark Webber (1976), Annette Kellermann (1887), Jack Crawford (1908), Bruce Beresford (1940), Don Bradman (1908), and Norman Brookes (1877). After him are Michael Hutchence (1960), Miranda Kerr (1983), Natalie Imbruglia (1975), Daevid Allen (1938), Mick Doohan (1965), and Kevin Rudd (1957).

Among ATHLETES In Australia

Among athletes born in Australia, Ron Clarke ranks 2Before him are Peter Norman (1942). After him are Betty Cuthbert (1938), Shirley Strickland (1925), Herb Elliott (1938), Cathy Freeman (1973), Marjorie Jackson-Nelson (1931), John Landy (1930), Andrew Hoy (1959), Kate Allen (1970), Robert de Castella (null), and Steve Hooker (1982).