HOCKEY PLAYER

Valeri Kharlamov

1948 - 1981

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Valeri Borisovich Kharlamov (Russian: Вале́рий Бори́сович Харла́мов, IPA: [vɐˈlʲerʲɪj bɐˈrʲisəvʲɪtɕ xɐrˈlaməf]; 14 January 1948 – 27 August 1981) was an ice hockey forward who played for CSKA Moscow in the Soviet League from 1967 until his death in 1981. Although small in stature, Kharlamov was a speedy, intelligent, skilled and dominant player, being named the Soviet Championship League most valuable player in 1972 and 1973. An offensive player, who was considered very creative on the ice, he also led the league in scoring in 1972. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Valeri Kharlamov has received more than 417,928 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Valeri Kharlamov is the 5th most popular hockey player (up from 6th in 2019), the 668th most popular biography from Russia (up from 738th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Russian Hockey Player.

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Among HOCKEY PLAYERS

Among hockey players, Valeri Kharlamov ranks 5 out of 358Before him are Viktor Tikhonov, Maurice Richard, Wayne Gretzky, and Gordie Howe. After him are Vladislav Tretiak, Henri Richard, Phil Esposito, Stan Mikita, Jaromír Jágr, Bobby Hull, and Viacheslav Fetisov.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1948, Valeri Kharlamov ranks 123Before him are Kathy Reichs, Roger Williamson, Hema Malini, Randy Schekman, Philippe Garrel, and Dušan Bajević. After him are Christopher A. Pissarides, Jan Hammer, Kate Jackson, Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, Robert Jordan, and Michael Kamen. Among people deceased in 1981, Valeri Kharlamov ranks 63Before him are Natalia Pavlovna Paley, Melvyn Douglas, Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone, Christy Brown, Yakov Pavlov, and Manuel Urrutia Lleó. After him are Nelson Algren, Gunichi Mikawa, Rensis Likert, Franjo Šeper, Duško Popov, and Alberto Suppici.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Valeri Kharlamov ranks 668 out of 2,688Before him are Lyudmila Chernykh (1935), Konstantin of Rostov (1185), Oleg Gordievsky (1938), Yakov Pavlov (1917), Meir Dagan (1945), and Sergei Krikalev (1958). After him are Nikolai Voznesensky (1903), Alexey Pajitnov (1956), Mikhail Mil (1909), Maria Sharapova (1987), Chaim Rumkowski (1877), and Ivan Goremykin (1839).

Among HOCKEY PLAYERS In Russia

Among hockey players born in Russia, Valeri Kharlamov ranks 2Before him are Viktor Tikhonov (1930). After him are Vladislav Tretiak (1952), Viacheslav Fetisov (1958), Igor Larionov (1960), Sergei Makarov (1958), Viktor Konovalenko (1938), Alexander Yakushev (1947), Vyacheslav Starshinov (1940), Alexei Kasatonov (1959), Veniamin Alexandrov (1937), and Alexander Ovechkin (1985).