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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 818,899 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Carlos Gardel is the 61st most popular singer (down from 57th in 2019), the 476th most popular biography from France (down from 455th 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 61 out of 3,528Before him are 50 Cent, Jennifer Lopez, Kurt Cobain, Sarah Vaughan, Stevie Wonder, and Eminem. After him are Amália Rodrigues, Rod Stewart, Salvatore Adamo, Víctor Jara, The Notorious B.I.G., and Ian Gillan.

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Among people born in 1890, Carlos Gardel ranks 20Before him are Colonel Sanders, Stan Laurel, George II of Greece, Lawrence Bragg, Man Ray, and Walther Funk. After him are Robert Ley, El Lissitzky, Kurt Student, Habibullāh Kalakāni, Giorgio Morandi, and Victor Lustig. Among people deceased in 1935, Carlos Gardel ranks 15Before him are Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, Alban Berg, Astrid of Sweden, André Citroën, Auguste Escoffier, and Charles Richet. After him are Victor Grignard, Paul Dukas, Henri Barbusse, Jane Addams, Hugo de Vries, and Hugo Junkers.

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In France

Among people born in France, Carlos Gardel ranks 476 out of 6,011Before him are Jean-Marie Le Pen (1928), Anne Robert Jacques Turgot (1727), Jean-François Lyotard (1924), Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans (1747), Karl Brandt (1904), and Hugues de Payens (1074). After him are Christine Lagarde (1956), Hippolyte Fizeau (1819), Aristide Briand (1862), Alfred Kastler (1902), Emmanuel Macron (1977), and Henri, Count of Chambord (1820).

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), Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo (1974), Françoise Hardy (1944), Maria Malibran (1808), Caterina Valente (1931), and Georges Brassens (1921).