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Iolanda Cristina Gigliotti (Italian: [joˈlanda kriˈstiːna dʒiʎˈʎɔtti]; 17 January 1933 – 3 May 1987), professionally known as Dalida, was an Italian-French singer and actress, born in Egypt. With around 140 million records sold worldwide, she is one of the best-selling music artists to have come from Italy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dalida has received more than 2,886,846 page views. Her biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Dalida is the 10th most popular singer (up from 25th in 2019), the 23rd most popular biography from Egypt (up from 45th in 2019) and the most popular Egyptian Singer.

Dalida is most famous for her songs in the 1950s and 1960s. She was also a singer, actress, and fashion icon.

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Among singers, Dalida ranks 10 out of 3,528Before her are Cher, Janis Joplin, Luciano Pavarotti, Maria Callas, Anni-Frid Lyngstad, and Charles Aznavour. After her are Tina Turner, Frank Sinatra, David Bowie, Joan Baez, Julio Iglesias, and Jim Morrison.

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Among people born in 1933, Dalida ranks 4Before her are Jean-Paul Belmondo, Akihito, and Karl Lagerfeld. After her are Garrincha, Roman Polanski, Montserrat Caballé, Michael Caine, Yoko Ono, Charles K. Kao, James Brown, and Francisco Gento. 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, Lawrence Kohlberg, Fred Astaire, Marguerite Yourcenar, Pola Negri, and Andrey Kolmogorov.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Dalida ranks 23 out of 582Before her are Plotinus (203), Rudolf Hess (1894), Hosni Mubarak (1928), Anwar Sadat (1918), Gamal Abdel Nasser (1918), and Nefertari (-1290). After her are Hagar (-1800), Diophantus (201), Seti I (-1323), Hero of Alexandria (10), Khafra (-2550), and Athanasius of Alexandria (295).

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), Leila Mourad (1918), Amr Diab (1961), Sayed Darwish (1892), Gohar Gasparyan (1924), Richard Anthony (1938), and Guy Béart (1930).