Beau Brummell

1778 - 1840

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George Bryan "Beau" Brummell (7 June 1778 – 30 March 1840) was an important figure in Regency England, and for many years he was the arbiter of British men's fashion. At one time, he was a close friend of the Prince Regent, the future King George IV, but after the two quarrelled and Brummell got into debt, he had to take refuge in France. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Beau Brummell has received more than 1,535,351 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Beau Brummell is the 37th most popular designer (up from 39th in 2019), the 1,384th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,380th in 2019) and the 7th most popular British Designer.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.10

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Beau Brummells by language

Over the past year Beau Brummell has had the most page views in the with 172,666 views, followed by Spanish (15,843), and French (15,839). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Ukrainian (58.72%), Egyptian Arabic (38.10%), and Serbo-Croatian (32.67%)


Among designers, Beau Brummell ranks 37 out of 104Before him are Claude Garamond, Dieter Rams, Salvatore Ferragamo, Giambattista Bodoni, Josiah Wedgwood, and Alexander McQueen. After him are Jeanne Lanvin, Mariano Fortuny, Adrian Frutiger, Andokides painter, Jimmy Choo, and Hubert Blaine Wolfeschlegelsteinhausenbergerdorff Sr..

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Among people born in 1778, Beau Brummell ranks 22Before him are Coenraad Jacob Temminck, Ugo Foscolo, Kittur Chennamma, Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Carl Ludvig Engel, and Carl Bernhard von Trinius. After him are Frederick Louis, Hereditary Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Sophie Blanchard, Augustinos Kapodistrias, Sigismund von Neukomm, Honoré V, Prince of Monaco, and Princess Sophie of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld. Among people deceased in 1840, Beau Brummell ranks 21Before him are Pierre-Joseph Redouté, Jean-Étienne Dominique Esquirol, Duchess Charlotte Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Carl Ludvig Engel, Anne Lister, and Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Crown Princess of Prussia. After him are Francisco de Paula Santander, Louis-Charles Mahé de La Bourdonnais, Anton Friedrich Justus Thibaut, Pierre Dupont de l'Étang, Nicholas Aylward Vigors, and Marcellin Champagnat.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Beau Brummell ranks 1,384 out of 8,785Before him are Steven Berkoff (1937), W. T. Stead (1849), John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset (1404), John Newton (1725), Williamina Fleming (1857), and John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury (1384). After him are Peter Mansfield (1933), John Bowring (1792), Hannah Chaplin (1865), Peter Mayhew (1944), Adrian Newey (1958), and Vidal Sassoon (1928).

Among DESIGNERS In United Kingdom

Among designers born in United Kingdom, Beau Brummell ranks 7Before him are Thomas Andrews (1873), William Morris (1834), Thomas Chippendale (1718), Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868), Josiah Wedgwood (1730), and Alexander McQueen (1969). After him are John Baskerville (1706), Paul Smith (1946), Laura Ashley (1925), Storm Thorgerson (1944), Jony Ive (1967), and Yvonne Blake (1940).