Ted Lindsay

1925 - 2019

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Ted Lindsay (born Robert Blake Theodore Lindsay; July 29, 1925 – March 4, 2019) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player who played as a forward for the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Black Hawks of the National Hockey League (NHL). Lindsay scored over 800 points in his Hockey Hall of Fame career, won the Art Ross Trophy in 1950, and won the Stanley Cup four times. Often referred to as "Terrible Ted", Lindsay helped to organize the first attempt at a Players' Association in the late 1950s, an action which led to his trade to Chicago. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ted Lindsay has received more than 393,195 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Ted Lindsay is the 13,823rd most popular politician (down from 11,432nd in 2019), the 493rd most popular biography from Canada (down from 266th in 2019) and the 38th most popular Canadian Politician.

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Among politicians, Ted Lindsay ranks 13,823 out of 15,710Before him are Jussi Halla-aho, Loyola de Palacio, Saskia Esken, Jeremy Hunt, Rufus Isaacs, 1st Marquess of Reading, and Georgiy Gongadze. After him are Heidi Hautala, Álvaro García Linera, A. N. R. Robinson, Ylva Johansson, Phelekezela Mphoko, and D. M. Jayaratne.

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Among people born in 1925, Ted Lindsay ranks 386Before him are Toivo Hyytiäinen, Gene Ammons, Margaret Oakley Dayhoff, D. A. Pennebaker, Doc Pomus, and Robert Cormier. After him are Curt Lowens, Joan Leslie, June Christy, Ruth First, Roy Brown, and Gloria DeHaven. Among people deceased in 2019, Ted Lindsay ranks 407Before him are Alvin Sargent, Eddie Money, Sara Danius, Rip Taylor, Dave Bartholomew, and Jürgen Kissner. After him are W. Morgan Sheppard, D. M. Jayaratne, W. S. Merwin, Elwyn Berlekamp, Lothar Kobluhn, and Bernard Tchoullouyan.

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Among people born in Canada, Ted Lindsay ranks 493 out of 1,130Before him are Helen Shaver (1951), Grimes (1988), Mark Messier (1961), Carly Rae Jepsen (1985), Kevin Zegers (1984), and John Qualen (1899). After him are Robbie Amell (1988), Taylor Kitsch (1981), Marie Prevost (1896), Nicholas Lea (1962), Daniel Negreanu (1974), and Brad Wright (1961).


Among politicians born in Canada, Ted Lindsay ranks 38Before him are Myrtle Cook (1902), Pauline Marois (1949), Scotty Bowman (1933), Max Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook (1879), Jeanne Sauvé (1922), and Charles Tupper (1821). After him are Gilles Duceppe (1947), Victor Bruce, 9th Earl of Elgin (1849), Patrick Roy (1965), Nancy Greene Raine (1943), Marc Garneau (1949), and S. I. Hayakawa (1906).