Billy Graham

1918 - 2018

Billy Graham

William Franklin Graham Jr. (November 7, 1918 – February 21, 2018) was an American evangelist, a prominent evangelical Christian figure, and an ordained Southern Baptist minister who became well-known internationally in the late 1940s. One of his biographers has placed him "among the most influential Christian leaders" of the 20th century.As a preacher, he held large indoor and outdoor rallies with sermons that were broadcast on radio and television; some were still being re-broadcast into the 21st century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Billy Graham has received more than 8,896,248 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 609th most popular religious figure.

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  • 63.04

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  • 58

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.67

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.39

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among religious figures, Billy Graham ranks 611 out of 2,001Before him are Saint Marinus, Jacobus da Varagine, Bahira, Pope Adeodatus II, Abdullah ibn Umar, and Korah. After him are Baal Shem Tov, Kane Tanaka, Sabbas the Sanctified, Ali al-Hadi, Hans Egede, and Pope Leo VI.

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Among people born in 1918, Billy Graham ranks 27Before him are Kai Siegbahn, William Holden, Jens Christian Skou, James Tobin, Muriel Spark, and Franco Modigliani. After him are Bertram Brockhouse, Ernst Otto Fischer, Katherine Johnson, Frederick Reines, Rosalia Lombardo, and Jerome Karle. Among people deceased in 2018, Billy Graham ranks 32Before him are Hubert de Givenchy, Jens Christian Skou, Arto Paasilinna, Burton Richter, Richard E. Taylor, and Paul Allen. After him are John Young, Roy J. Glauber, Charles K. Kao, Leon M. Lederman, Günter Blobel, and Ursula K. Le Guin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Billy Graham ranks 704 out of 12,171Before him are Ron Perlman (1950), Samuel Barber (1910), James Earl Jones (1931), Jimmy Connors (1952), Michelle Obama (1964), and Charles H. Townes (1915). After him are James B. Sumner (1887), Carole Lombard (1908), Jean Seberg (1938), Lee Marvin (1924), George Stinney (1929), and Robert McNamara (1916).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United States

Among religious figures born in United States, Billy Graham ranks 4Before him are Brigham Young (1801), Joseph Smith (1805), and Charles Taze Russell (1852). After him are William Miller (1782), Joseph Franklin Rutherford (1869), Rose Kennedy (1890), Lillian Asplund (1906), Theodore Edgar McCarrick (1930), Henry Molaison (1926), Pat Garrett (1850), and Raymond Franz (1922).

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