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 477,478 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Ted Lindsay is the 17,540th most popular politician (down from 15,630th in 2019), the 729th most popular biography from Canada (down from 605th in 2019) and the 65th most popular Canadian Politician.

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  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

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  • 3.52

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Ted Lindsay has had the most page views in the with 40,201 views, followed by Russian (2,460), and German (1,491). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Arabic (63.55%), Egyptian Arabic (43.65%), and Hungarian (41.74%)


Among politicians, Ted Lindsay ranks 17,540 out of 19,576Before him are Pere Aragonès, George Barnes, Walter Rutherford, John Breckinridge, David Paterson, and Kuldip Nayar. After him are Sotsha Dlamini, Julius Chan, Carlos Alvarado Quesada, Henry A. Wise, Maja Gojković, and Raffi Hovannisian.

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Among people born in 1925, Ted Lindsay ranks 511Before him are Finn Pedersen, Cara Williams, Aristid Lindenmayer, Christopher Zeeman, Bobby Ball, and George MacDonald Fraser. After him are Morgan Woodward, Virginia Capers, Jimmy Dickinson, Peggy Cummins, John Compton, and Dickie Moore. Among people deceased in 2019, Ted Lindsay ranks 547Before him are Miklós Ambrus, Fernando Ricksen, Bogaletch Gebre, Mike Troy, Georgia Engel, and Mary Warnock, Baroness Warnock. After him are Morgan Woodward, Gert Frank, Bernard Tchoullouyan, Oleg Golovanov, István Szívós, and Marieke Vervoort.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Ted Lindsay ranks 729 out of 1,622Before him are Skip Spence (1946), Tommy Gorman (1886), Missy Peregrym (1982), Tatiana Maslany (1985), Steve Yzerman (1965), and Erik Mongrain (1980). After him are Maude Abbott (1868), Serinda Swan (1984), Philippe Falardeau (1968), Henrietta Edwards (1849), Bianca Beauchamp (1977), and Fikayo Tomori (1997).


Among politicians born in Canada, Ted Lindsay ranks 65Before him are Chrystia Freeland (1968), Ken Dryden (1947), Hilda Cameron (1912), S. I. Hayakawa (1906), Georges Vanier (1888), and Beattie Ramsay (1895). After him are Kathleen Wynne (1953), Conrad Black (1944), Hazel McCallion (1921), Vincent Massey (1887), Tom Mulcair (1954), and Edward Schreyer (1935).