What's wikipedia reach?
Wikipedia has articles in many languages. The article measures "wikipedia reach" with the number of languages a given article appears in, weighted by the number of speakers of that language.
Rankings are based on parameters such as the number of language editions in which that person has a page, and the number of people known to speak those languages (L/BN). "We use historical characters as proxies for culture,
that's a lotta white folks
Newton and Einstein but not Heisenberg or Bohr? DaGama but not Magellan or Cortez? No sign of Muhammad or Laozi? Shakespeare but no major non-English writer? No sign of Attila or Augustus or the first Emperor of China, Qin Shih Huang or Napoleon Bonaparte or Lenin or Hitler?
The omissions are huge here.
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