Corry Brokken

1932 - 2016

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Cornelia Maria "Corry" Brokken (3 December 1932 – 31 May 2016) was a Dutch singer, television presenter and jurist. In 1957, she won the second edition of the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Net als toen", representing the Netherlands. Throughout her career, she scored a number of hits, sang in the popular Sleeswijk Revue with Snip en Snap, and had her own television show. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Corry Brokken has received more than 148,846 page views. Her biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia. Corry Brokken is the 244th most popular singer (up from 258th in 2019), the 190th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 197th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Dutch Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 150k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 60.07

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 43

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.53

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.81

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Corry Brokkens by language

Over the past year Corry Brokken has had the most page views in the with 18,866 views, followed by English (15,488), and German (6,360). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (44.15%), Serbo-Croatian (37.84%), and Greek (29.18%)


Among singers, Corry Brokken ranks 244 out of 4,381Before her are Rashid Behbudov, Sabrina Salerno, DJ Khaled, Tereza Kesovija, Nena, and The Singing Nun. After her are Milva, Bessie Smith, Lepa Brena, Sam Cooke, F. R. David, and Debbie Harry.

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Among people born in 1932, Corry Brokken ranks 87Before her are Lalo Schifrin, Emmanuelle Arsan, Alan Bean, Petula Clark, Peter Eisenman, and Alfredo Ferrari. After her are Oscar de la Renta, Naina Yeltsina, Quino, Khaled al-Asaad, Walter Gilbert, and Tatsuya Nakadai. Among people deceased in 2016, Corry Brokken ranks 80Before her are Keith Emerson, Margot Honecker, Tony Burton, Thomas Schelling, Iolanda Balaș, and Toots Thielemans. After her are Ashraf Pahlavi, Claude Gensac, Takahito, Prince Mikasa, Michal Kováč, Chris Amon, and Edgar Mitchell.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Corry Brokken ranks 190 out of 1,646Before her are John of Leiden (1509), Princess Christina of the Netherlands (1947), Abe Lenstra (1920), Ruud Geels (1948), Margaret of Bavaria (1363), and Hendrick ter Brugghen (1588). After her are Eddie Van Halen (1955), Balthasar van der Ast (1593), Willem de Sitter (1872), Nicholas J. Spykman (1893), Wesley Sneijder (1984), and Johann Adam Reincken (1643).

Among SINGERS In Netherlands

Among singers born in Netherlands, Corry Brokken ranks 2Before her are Mariska Veres (1947). After her are C. C. Catch (1964), Teddy Scholten (1926), Sharon den Adel (1974), Cristina Deutekom (1931), Pierre Kartner (1935), Floor Jansen (1981), Jetty Paerl (1921), George Baker (1944), Elly Ameling (1933), and Willeke Alberti (1945).