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Bob Dylan

1941 - Today

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Bob Dylan (legally Robert Dylan, born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter. Often regarded as one of the greatest songwriters of all time, Dylan has been a major figure in popular culture during a career spanning more than 60 years. Much of his most celebrated work dates from the 1960s, when songs such as "Blowin' in the Wind" (1963) and "The Times They Are a-Changin'" (1964) became anthems for the civil rights and antiwar movements. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bob Dylan has received more than 31,410,288 page views. His biography is available in 133 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 124 in 2019). Bob Dylan is the 8th most popular musician (up from 10th in 2019), the 82nd most popular biography from United States (up from 85th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular American Musician.

Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter and poet. He is most famous for his protest songs during the 1960s, which include "Blowin' in the Wind" and "The Times They Are a-Changin'."

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  • 31M

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  • 76.86

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  • 133

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.42

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.60

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Bob Dylan ranks 8 out of 2,662Before him are Bob Marley, Michael Jackson, Niccolò Paganini, Franz Liszt, John Lennon, and Louis Armstrong. After him are Jimi Hendrix, Leonard Cohen, Elton John, Clara Schumann, Paul McCartney, and Leopold Mozart.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1941, Bob Dylan ranks 5Before him are Kim Jong-il, Hayao Miyazaki, Slobodan Milošević, and Alex Ferguson. After him are Joan Baez, Bernardo Bertolucci, Sergio Mattarella, Charlie Watts, Richard Dawkins, Cesária Évora, and Krzysztof Kieślowski.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bob Dylan ranks 82 out of 18,182Before him are John Dewey (1859), James Dean (1931), Woodrow Wilson (1856), Robin Williams (1951), Bill Clinton (1946), and Woody Allen (1935). After him are Jack Nicholson (1937), Samuel Morse (1791), Jeff Bezos (1964), Jimi Hendrix (1942), Tina Turner (1939), and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (1929).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Bob Dylan ranks 3Before him are Michael Jackson (1958) and Louis Armstrong (1901). After him are Jimi Hendrix (1942), Madonna (1958), Ray Charles (1930), Scatman John (1942), Miles Davis (1926), Frank Zappa (1940), Ronnie James Dio (1942), B.B. King (1925), and Brian Wilson (1942).

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