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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. After her death, Playboy founder Hugh Hefner called her "a remarkable lady, an iconic figure in pop culture who influenced sexuality, taste in fashion, someone who had a tremendous impact on our society".A native of Nashville, Tennessee, Page lived in California in her early adult years before moving to New York City to pursue work as an actress. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bettie Page has received more than 4,045,273 page views. Her biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Bettie Page is the 12th most popular model (up from 16th in 2019), the 1,984th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,145th in 2019) and the most popular American Model.

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  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.28

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.95

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among models, Bettie Page ranks 12 out of 249Before her are Naomi Campbell, Brigitte Nielsen, Linda Evangelista, Twiggy, Heidi Klum, and Natalia Pavlovna Paley. After her are Cindy Crawford, Gigi Hadid, Pattie Boyd, Veruschka von Lehndorff, Gia Carangi, and Iman.

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Among people born in 1923, Bettie Page ranks 86Before her are Aaron Spelling, Yelena Bonner, Ousmane Sembène, Agatha Barbara, Otfried Preußler, and Lucía Hiriart. After her are Yaşar Kemal, Bob Dole, Rudolph A. Marcus, Zarifa Aliyeva, Gyula Lóránt, and Zlatko Čajkovski. Among people deceased in 2008, Bettie Page ranks 68Before her are Hugo Claus, Marcial Maciel, Jean-Marie Balestre, Muslim Magomayev, Bo Diddley, and Leopoldo Calvo-Sotelo. After her are Henry Molaison, Jerry Reed, Joseph M. Juran, Cyd Charisse, Rajko Mitić, and Estelle Getty.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bettie Page ranks 1,984 out of 18,182Before her are Abigail Adams (1744), Téa Leoni (1966), Spiro Agnew (1918), Roger B. Chaffee (1935), Beau Bridges (1941), and Donald O'Connor (1925). After her are Billy Preston (1946), Wayne Dyer (1940), Clara Bow (1905), Barbara Eden (1931), Tim Allen (1953), and Cindy Crawford (1966).

Among MODELS In United States

Among models born in United States, Bettie Page ranks 1After her are Cindy Crawford (1966), Gigi Hadid (1995), Gia Carangi (1960), Carmen Dell'Orefice (1931), Kendall Jenner (1995), Kylie Jenner (1997), Jerry Hall (1956), Tyra Banks (1973), Sable (1967), Janice Dickinson (1955), and Jenny Shimizu (1967).

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