1933 - 1987


Iolanda Cristina Gigliotti (Italian: [joˈlanda kriˈstiːna dʒiʎˈʎɔtti]; 17 January 1933 – 3 May 1987), professionally known as Dalida (Arabic: داليدا‎), was an Italian singer and actress, born in Egypt. She became a French citizen through mariage in 1961. She won the Miss Egypt beauty contest in 1954 and began a 31-year singing career in 1956, selling 170 million albums and singles worldwide. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dalida has received more than 1,939,549 page views. Her biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 6th most popular singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.9M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 75.88

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 52

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.39

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.62

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Dalida ranks 6 out of 3,001Before her are Elvis Presley, Édith Piaf, Janis Joplin, Maria Callas, and Luciano Pavarotti. After her are Frank Sinatra, Charles Aznavour, David Bowie, Julio Iglesias, Tina Turner, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.

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Among people born in 1933, Dalida ranks 4Before her are Karl Lagerfeld, Akihito, and Jean-Paul Belmondo. After her are Garrincha, Roman Polanski, Yoko Ono, Montserrat Caballé, Michael Caine, James Brown, Claudio Abbado, and Nina Simone. Among people deceased in 1987, Dalida ranks 3Before her are Andy Warhol and Rudolf Hess. After her are Carl Rogers, Louis de Broglie, Rita Hayworth, Primo Levi, Fred Astaire, Marguerite Yourcenar, Andrey Kolmogorov, Lawrence Kohlberg, and Gunnar Myrdal.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Dalida ranks 25 out of 432Before her are Gamal Abdel Nasser (1918), Catherine of Alexandria (287), Anwar Sadat (1918), Nefertari (-1290), Arius (256), and Khafra (-2550). After her are Ptolemy I Soter (-367), Seti I (-1323), Khufu (-2700), Hero of Alexandria (10), Diophantus (201), and Ankhesenamun (-1347).

Among SINGERS In Egypt

Among singers born in Egypt, Dalida ranks 1After her are Demis Roussos (1946), Umm Kulthum (1898), Georges Moustaki (1934), Claude François (1939), Mohammed Abdel Wahab (1901), Amr Diab (1961), Richard Anthony (1938), and Guy Béart (1930).

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