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Viacheslav Fetisov

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Viacheslav Alexandrovich "Slava" Fetisov (Russian: Вячеслав Александрович Фетисов; born 20 April 1958) is a Russian former professional ice hockey defenceman. He played for HC CSKA Moscow for 13 seasons before joining the National Hockey League (NHL), where he played with the New Jersey Devils and Detroit Red Wings. With the Wings, he won back-to-back Stanley Cups and was part of the team's Russian Five unit. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Viacheslav Fetisov has received more than 838,158 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Viacheslav Fetisov is the 12th most popular hockey player, the 1,276th most popular biography from Russia (down from 1,226th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Russian Hockey Player.

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Among hockey players, Viacheslav Fetisov ranks 12 out of 364Before him are Valeri Kharlamov, Jaromír Jágr, Phil Esposito, Jiří Holeček, Bobby Hull, and Stan Mikita. After him are Mario Lemieux, Sergei Makarov, Jari Kurri, Igor Larionov, Henri Richard, and Guy Lafleur.

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Among people born in 1958, Viacheslav Fetisov ranks 125Before him are Kim Coates, David O. Russell, Samira Said, Natalya Estemirova, Michael Paré, and Sergey Litvinov. After him are Alain Chabat, Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi, Julian Sands, Sergei Makarov, Serena Grandi, and Esa-Pekka Salonen.

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Among people born in Russia, Viacheslav Fetisov ranks 1,276 out of 3,262Before him are Boris Delaunay (1890), Armas Järnefelt (1869), Vladimir Steklov (1864), Mikhail Pletnev (1957), Aleksey Lobanov-Rostovsky (1824), and Nikolai Manoshin (1938). After him are Artaxias III (-13), Mikhail Pokrovsky (1868), Sergei Bodrov (1948), Reinhard Bonnke (1940), Max Wien (1866), and Endel Puusepp (1909).


Among hockey players born in Russia, Viacheslav Fetisov ranks 4Before him are Viktor Tikhonov (1930), Vladislav Tretiak (1952), and Valeri Kharlamov (1948). After him are Sergei Makarov (1958), Igor Larionov (1960), Alexander Ovechkin (1985), Alexander Yakushev (1947), Viktor Konovalenko (1938), Vyacheslav Starshinov (1940), Alexei Kasatonov (1959), and Pavel Bure (1971).