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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 473,104 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Ted Lindsay is the 16,156th most popular politician (down from 13,799th in 2019), the 606th most popular biography from Canada (down from 493rd in 2019) and the 57th most popular Canadian Politician.

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Among politicians, Ted Lindsay ranks 16,156 out of 15,577Before him are Max Baucus, Laura Boldrini, Errol Barrow, Fernando Grande-Marlaska, Elena Salgado, and Georgi Bliznashki. After him are Elizaveta Mukasei, Nika Melia, William Jones, Akwasi Afrifa, Rab Butler, and Jack Lew.

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Among people born in 1925, Ted Lindsay ranks 451Before him are George MacDonald Fraser, Barbara Bates, Shelley Berman, Eduardo Risso, Gloria DeHaven, and Curt Lowens. After him are William Jones, Warren Frost, Tom Dowd, Heinz Ulzheimer, Robert Cormier, and Frank Kameny. Among people deceased in 2019, Ted Lindsay ranks 462Before him are Sándor Sára, Dave Bartholomew, Akitsugu Konno, Brigitte Kronauer, Mitsuhisa Taguchi, and Ken Matthews. After him are Marie Senghor Basse, Wallace Smith Broecker, Yasuhiro Takemoto, Zaza Urushadze, Jerry Herman, and Olavi Mannonen.

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Among people born in Canada, Ted Lindsay ranks 606 out of 1,350Before him are Jennifer Granholm (1959), Tyler Labine (1978), Charles Coughlin (1891), Melissa Auf der Maur (1972), Davidson Black (1884), and Angela Hewitt (1958). After him are Hank Snow (1914), Donald Jackson (1940), Anne Heggtveit (1939), Sarah Gadon (1987), Gene Lockhart (1891), and Daniel Negreanu (1974).


Among politicians born in Canada, Ted Lindsay ranks 57Before him are Jack Layton (1950), Ken Dryden (1947), Gaétan Boucher (1958), Patricia Jones (1930), S. I. Hayakawa (1906), and Jennifer Granholm (1959). After him are Stéphane Dion (1955), Georges Vanier (1888), Gilles Duceppe (1947), Chrystia Freeland (1968), Herb Drury (1896), and Milt Schmidt (1918).