Bettie Page

1923 - 2008

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Bettie Mae Page (April 22, 1923 – December 11, 2008) was an American model who gained notoriety in the 1950s for her pin-up photos. She was often referred to as the "Queen of Pinups": her long jet-black hair, blue eyes, and trademark bangs have influenced artists for generations. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bettie Page has received more than 4,560,631 page views. Her biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Bettie Page is the 15th most popular model (down from 13th in 2019), the 2,073rd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,983rd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular American Model.

Memorability Metrics

  • 4.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 57.61

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 37

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.15

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.39

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among models, Bettie Page ranks 15 out of 313Before her are Heidi Klum, Claudia Schiffer, Twiggy, Alice Prin, Iman, and Gigi Hadid. After her are Adriana Lima, Cindy Crawford, Pattie Boyd, Linda Evangelista, Gia Carangi, and Natalia Pavlovna Paley.

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Among people born in 1923, Bettie Page ranks 92Before her are André Gorz, Richard Pipes, Yaşar Kemal, Uri Avnery, Rudolph A. Marcus, and Uziel Gal. After her are Otfried Preußler, Masao Ono, Sergey Akhromeyev, Ernst Nolte, Yves Bonnefoy, and Dexter Gordon. Among people deceased in 2008, Bettie Page ranks 73Before her are Bo Diddley, Isaac Hayes, Henry Molaison, Jean-Marie Balestre, Eartha Kitt, and Mate Parlov. After her are Anthony Minghella, Don S. Davis, Daniel Carleton Gajdusek, Bernardin Gantin, Khertek Anchimaa-Toka, and Kiyosi Itô.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bettie Page ranks 2,073 out of 20,380Before her are Prescott Bush (1895), Michael Massee (1952), Julius Erving (1950), Casey Affleck (1975), Rami Malek (1981), and Ralph Bunche (1904). After her are Steven Soderbergh (1963), Joel Silver (1952), Don Budge (1915), Henry Heimlich (1920), Toby Keith (1961), and Richard Basehart (1914).

Among MODELS In United States

Among models born in United States, Bettie Page ranks 2Before her are Gigi Hadid (1995). After her are Cindy Crawford (1966), Gia Carangi (1960), Carmen Dell'Orefice (1931), Tyra Banks (1973), Kylie Jenner (1997), Sable (1967), Jerry Hall (1956), Hunter Schafer (1998), Kendall Jenner (1995), and Stephanie Seymour (1968).