MUSICIAN

Bob Dylan

1941 - Today

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman; May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, author, and visual artist who has been a major figure in popular culture for more than 50 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 anti-war movements. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bob Dylan has received more than 20,316,747 page views. His biography is available in 121 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 7th most popular musician.

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  • 20M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 76.67

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 121

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.62

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.35

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Bob Dylan ranks 7 out of 2,258Before him are Bob Marley, Freddie Mercury, Franz Liszt, John Lennon, Niccolò Paganini, and Michael Jackson. After him are Madonna, Jimi Hendrix, Louis Armstrong, Paul McCartney, Leonard Cohen, and Leopold Mozart.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1941, Bob Dylan ranks 4Before him are Kim Jong-il, Hayao Miyazaki, and Slobodan Milošević. After him are Alex Ferguson, Joan Baez, Dick Cheney, Bruno Ganz, Plácido Domingo, Bernardo Bertolucci, Sergio Mattarella, and Richard Dawkins.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bob Dylan ranks 66 out of 12,171Before him are Warren Buffett (1930), Bill Gates (1955), George H. W. Bush (1924), Helen Keller (1880), Abraham Maslow (1908), and George W. Bush (1946). After him are John Dewey (1859), Madonna (1958), John Steinbeck (1902), Samuel Morse (1791), Woody Allen (1935), and Theodore Roosevelt (1858).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Bob Dylan ranks 2Before him are Michael Jackson (1958). After him are Madonna (1958), Jimi Hendrix (1942), Louis Armstrong (1901), Ray Charles (1930), Chuck Berry (1926), B.B. King (1925), Miles Davis (1926), Frank Zappa (1940), Ronnie James Dio (1942), and Brian Wilson (1942).