Carlos Gardel

1890 - 1935

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Carlos Gardel (born Charles Romuald Gardès; 11 December 1890 – 24 June 1935) was a French-born Argentine singer, songwriter, composer and actor, and the most prominent figure in the history of tango. He was one of the most influential interpreters of world popular music in the first half of the 20th century. Gardel is the most famous popular tango singer of all time and is recognized throughout the world. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carlos Gardel has received more than 708,776 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Carlos Gardel is the 57th most popular singer (up from 76th in 2019), the 456th most popular biography from France (up from 602nd in 2019) and the 5th most popular French Singer.

Carlos Gardel was a singer and film actor from Argentina. He is most famous for his tango music.

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Among singers, Carlos Gardel ranks 57 out of 3,541Before him are Sarah Vaughan, Joe Dassin, Marvin Gaye, Albano Carrisi, Art Garfunkel, and Constanze Mozart. After him are Little Richard, Jennifer Lopez, José Carreras, Glen Campbell, Marianne Faithfull, and The Notorious B.I.G..

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Among people born in 1890, Carlos Gardel ranks 19Before him are Fritz Lang, Stan Laurel, Colonel Sanders, Man Ray, George II of Greece, and Lawrence Bragg. After him are El Lissitzky, Walther Funk, Robert Ley, Maria Goretti, Kurt Student, and Franz Werfel. Among people deceased in 1935, Carlos Gardel ranks 14Before him are Józef Piłsudski, Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, Arthur Henderson, Astrid of Sweden, Auguste Escoffier, and André Citroën. After him are Charles Richet, Henri Barbusse, Paul Dukas, Victor Grignard, Hugo de Vries, and Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin.

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In France

Among people born in France, Carlos Gardel ranks 456 out of 5,234Before him are Raymond IV, Count of Toulouse (1045), Louis, Grand Condé (1621), André Citroën (1878), Napoléon, Prince Imperial (1856), Baldwin I, Latin Emperor (1172), and Étienne Bonnot de Condillac (1714). After him are Françoise Sagan (1935), Napoléon Louis Bonaparte (1804), André Masséna (1758), Roger Vadim (1928), Margaret of Anjou (1430), and Ambroise Paré (1510).

Among SINGERS In France

Among singers born in France, Carlos Gardel ranks 5Before him are Édith Piaf (1915), Charles Aznavour (1924), Serge Gainsbourg (1928), and Mireille Mathieu (1946). After him are Johnny Hallyday (1943), France Gall (1947), Françoise Hardy (1944), Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo (1974), Maria Malibran (1808), Gilbert Bécaud (1927), and Charles Trenet (1913).