1960 - Today


Paul David Hewson (born 10 May 1960), known by his stage name Bono (), is an Irish singer, songwriter, philanthropist, activist, venture capitalist, businessman, and actor. He is best known as the lead vocalist and primary lyricist of rock band U2. Born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, he attended Mount Temple Comprehensive School where he met his future wife, Alison Stewart, as well as schoolmates with whom he formed U2 in 1976. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bono has received more than 6,624,871 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 161st most popular musician.

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  • 6.6M

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  • 61.16

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  • 71

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  • 6.47

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.72

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Bono ranks 161 out of 2,258Before him are Stan Getz, Nick Mason, Dave Brubeck, John Mayall, Claudio Arrau, and John Cale. After him are Anton Diabelli, Charles-Valentin Alkan, J. J. Cale, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Cyndi Lauper, and Gene Simmons.

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Among people born in 1960, Bono ranks 21Before him are Tilda Swinton, Hugh Grant, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Franco Baresi, Ivan Lendl, and Roland Ratzenberger. After him are Hugo Weaving, Rudi Völler, Kim Ki-duk, David Duchovny, Jeremy Clarkson, and Damon Hill.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Bono ranks 33 out of 366Before him are Ernest Walton (1903), Lola Montez (1821), Joseph Murphy (1898), John Field (1782), Michael D. Higgins (1941), and Enya (1961). After him are Columba (521), Bob Geldof (1951), Brendan (484), Harald Gille (1103), Causantín mac Cináeda (836), and Kevin Roche (1922).

Among MUSICIANS In Ireland

Among musicians born in Ireland, Bono ranks 1After him are Rory Gallagher (1948), Dolores O'Riordan (1971), Gilbert O'Sullivan (1946), Sally Oldfield (1947), Ronnie Drew (1934), Aphex Twin (1971), Larry Mullen Jr. (1961), Moya Brennan (1952), Louis Walsh (1952), Sharon Corr (1970), and Jim Corr (1964).

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