Sid Meier

1954 - Today

Sid Meier

Sidney K. Meier ( MIRE; born February 24, 1954) is a Canadian-American programmer, designer, and producer of several strategy video games and simulation video games, including the Civilization series. Meier co-founded MicroProse in 1982 with Bill Stealey and is the Director of Creative Development of Firaxis Games, which he co-founded with Jeff Briggs and Brian Reynolds in 1996. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sid Meier has received more than 1,260,387 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 7th most popular game designer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 50.03

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.17

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.94

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among game designers, Sid Meier ranks 7 out of 37Before him are Shigeru Miyamoto, Hideo Kojima, Gunpei Yokoi, Satoru Iwata, Satoshi Tajiri, and Jeff Kinney. After him are Gary Gygax, Shinji Mikami, Toru Iwatani, Hironobu Sakaguchi, Yu Suzuki, and Markus Persson.

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Among people born in 1954, Sid Meier ranks 116Before him are Lee Chang-dong, Larry Wall, Brigitte Lin, Catherine Samba-Panza, David Lee Roth, and Henk ten Cate. After him are Plastic Bertrand, Lorraine Bracco, Neil Tennant, Milovan Rajevac, Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria, and Margot Wallström.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Sid Meier ranks 160 out of 840Before him are James Gosling (1955), Maud Menten (1879), Louis Jolliet (1645), Cobie Smulders (1982), Marc Singer (1948), and René Lévesque (1922). After him are Jordan Peterson (1962), Stana Katic (1978), Alanis Morissette (1974), Tommy Chong (1938), August Schellenberg (1936), and Bret Hart (1957).


Among game designers born in Canada, Sid Meier ranks 1

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