Viktor Tikhonov

1930 - 2014

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Viktor Vasilyevich Tikhonov (Russian: Виктор Васильевич Тихонов; 4 June 1930 – 24 November 2014) was a Soviet ice hockey player and coach. Tikhonov was a defenceman with VVS Moscow and Dynamo Moscow from 1949 to 1963, winning four national championships. He was the coach of the Soviet team when it was the dominant team in the world, winning eight World Championship gold medals, as well as Olympic gold in 1984, 1988, and 1992. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Viktor Tikhonov has received more than 21,727 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Viktor Tikhonov is the most popular hockey player, the 543rd most popular biography from Russia (down from 481st in 2019) and the most popular Russian Hockey Player.

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Among hockey players, Viktor Tikhonov ranks 1 out of 358After him are Maurice Richard, Wayne Gretzky, Gordie Howe, Valeri Kharlamov, Vladislav Tretiak, Henri Richard, Phil Esposito, Stan Mikita, Jaromír Jágr, Bobby Hull, and Viacheslav Fetisov.

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Among people born in 1930, Viktor Tikhonov ranks 120Before him are Mauro Ramos, Sławomir Mrożek, Pavel Popovich, Anisa Makhlouf, Nguyễn Cao Kỳ, and Marion Zimmer Bradley. After him are Bo Widerberg, Frank Lucas, Colin Dexter, Magdalena Abakanowicz, Saad Al-Salim Al-Sabah, and Akiyuki Nosaka. Among people deceased in 2014, Viktor Tikhonov ranks 90Before him are Leo Tindemans, Gottfried John, Karl Albrecht, Valeri Kubasov, Jack Bruce, and Menahem Golan. After him are Robert Hansen, Milan Galić, Alexander Shulgin, Lorna Wing, Vasily Petrov, and Go Seigen.

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Among people born in Russia, Viktor Tikhonov ranks 543 out of 2,688Before him are Alexander Belyaev (1884), Martiros Saryan (1880), Nina Kulagina (1926), Serge Koussevitzky (1874), Aleksei N. Leontiev (1903), and Konstantin Makovsky (1839). After him are Konstantin Melnikov (1890), Nikolai Krylenko (1885), Nikolai Kardashev (1932), Elvīra Ozoliņa (1939), Vladimir Bukovsky (1942), and Nikolai Ge (1831).


Among hockey players born in Russia, Viktor Tikhonov ranks 1After him are Valeri Kharlamov (1948), 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).