Seve Ballesteros

1957 - 2011

Seve Ballesteros

Severiano Ballesteros Sota (Spanish pronunciation: [seβeˈɾjano βaʎesˈteɾos]; 9 April 1957 – 7 May 2011) was a Spanish professional golfer, a World No. 1 who was one of the sport's leading figures from the mid-1970s to the mid-1990s. A member of a gifted golfing family, he won 90 international tournaments in his career, including five major championships between 1979 and 1988: the Open Championship three times and the Masters Tournament twice. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Seve Ballesteros has received more than 1,966,197 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4th most popular golfer.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.89

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.28

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among golfers, Seve Ballesteros ranks 5 out of 27Before him are Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Tiger Woods, and Gary Player. After him are Ben Hogan, Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Sam Snead, Bernhard Langer, Lee Trevino, Byron Nelson, and Greg Norman.

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Among people born in 1957, Seve Ballesteros ranks 146Before him are David Crane, Christian Berkel, Kumar Sanu, Princess Margaretha of Liechtenstein, Steve Harvey, and Lothaire Bluteau. After him are Miguel Ángel Lotina, Adri van Tiggelen, Michaëlle Jean, Bojan Križaj, Ian Stuart Donaldson, and Rick Husband. Among people deceased in 2011, Seve Ballesteros ranks 226Before him are Agustín García-Gasco Vicente, Andrej Bajuk, Jack LaLanne, Margaret Price, Edmundo Ros, and Kenneth Mars. After him are Sargent Shriver, Georg Sterzinsky, Garret FitzGerald, Ulrich Biesinger, Sándor Képíró, and Edward Hardwicke.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Seve Ballesteros ranks 1,015 out of 1,895Before him are Campanal I (1912), Joan Capdevila (1978), Eugenio Montero Ríos (1832), Gaspar de Portolá (1716), Kepa Arrizabalaga (1994), and Fernando Verdasco (1983). After him are Julio Medem (1958), Quim Monzó (1952), Álvaro de Figueroa, 1st Count of Romanones (1863), Miguel Ángel Lotina (1957), Javier Urruticoechea (1952), and Aritz Aduriz (1981).

Among GOLFERS In Spain

Among golfers born in Spain, Seve Ballesteros ranks 1After him are Miguel Ángel Jiménez (1964) and Sergio García (1980).

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