Ulrich Salchow

1877 - 1949

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Karl Emil Julius Ulrich Salchow (7 August 1877 – 19 April 1949) was a Danish-born Swedish figure skater, who dominated the sport in the first decade of the 20th century. Salchow won the World Figure Skating Championships ten times, from 1901 to 1905, and from 1907 to 1911. This is still a record, which he shares with Sonja Henie who also won 10 titles in the 1920s and 1930s, and with Irina Rodnina who won 10 titles in the 1960s and 1970s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ulrich Salchow has received more than 137,100 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Ulrich Salchow is the 4th most popular skater (down from 2nd in 2019), the 153rd most popular biography from Denmark (down from 134th in 2019) and the most popular Danish Skater.

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Over the past year Ulrich Salchow has had the most page views in the with 12,554 views, followed by Russian (5,339), and German (3,954). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Lithuanian (67.50%), Estonian (65.46%), and Indonesian (50.00%)


Among skaters, Ulrich Salchow ranks 4 out of 483Before him are Sonja Henie, Adelina Sotnikova, and Oleg Protopopov. After him are Axel Paulsen, Tonya Harding, Clas Thunberg, Katarina Witt, Gillis Grafström, Ondrej Nepela, Ivar Ballangrud, and Ludmila Belousova.

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Among people born in 1877, Ulrich Salchow ranks 40Before him are James Jeans, Alben W. Barkley, Princess Auguste of Bavaria, Emil Abderhalden, Endre Ady, and Ananda Coomaraswamy. After him are Vasil Kolarov, Otto Gross, Sadao Araki, Raymond Roussel, Edmund Landau, and Petar Kočić. Among people deceased in 1949, Ulrich Salchow ranks 39Before him are Henry McMahon, José Clemente Orozco, Ellery Harding Clark, Nikola Zhekov, Valentino Mazzola, and Béla Balázs. After him are Joaquín Turina, Prince August Wilhelm of Prussia, Harry Stack Sullivan, Yoshijirō Umezu, André-Louis Debierne, and Leonard Bloomfield.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Ulrich Salchow ranks 153 out of 1,032Before him are Richard Møller Nielsen (1937), Giancarlo Esposito (1958), Vilhelm Thomsen (1842), Thorvald Stauning (1873), Anne Sophie Reventlow (1693), and Piet Hein (1905). After him are Princess Caroline-Mathilde of Denmark (1912), Torben Ulrich (1928), Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark (1968), Verner Panton (1926), Adam Ludwig Lewenhaupt (1659), and Rasmus Bartholin (1625).

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Among skaters born in Denmark, Ulrich Salchow ranks 1