1933 - 1987

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Iolanda Cristina Gigliotti (Italian: [joˈlanda kriˈstiːna dʒiʎˈʎɔtti]; 17 January 1933 – 3 May 1987), professionally known as Dalida, was a French singer and actress, born in Egypt to Italian parents. Singing in 10 languages, she is the most internationally successful French performer of all time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dalida has received more than 2,444,586 page views. Her biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Dalida is the 25th most popular singer (down from 7th in 2019), the 45th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 25th in 2019) and the 2nd 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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  • 2.4M

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  • 79.25

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  • 54

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.78

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.17

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Dalida ranks 25 out of 3,541Before her are Demis Roussos, Plácido Domingo, Tupac Shakur, James Brown, Barbra Streisand, and Farinelli. After her are Patti Smith, Cesária Évora, Mick Jagger, Umm Kulthum, Nana Mouskouri, and Brian Johnson.

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Among people born in 1933, Dalida ranks 10Before her are Karl Lagerfeld, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Yoko Ono, Michael Caine, Montserrat Caballé, and James Brown. After her are Nina Simone, Claudio Abbado, Lina Medina, Just Fontaine, Krzysztof Penderecki, and Jalal Talabani. Among people deceased in 1987, Dalida ranks 5Before her are Andy Warhol, Rudolf Hess, Louis de Broglie, and Carl Rogers. After her are Lawrence Kohlberg, Primo Levi, Rita Hayworth, Fred Astaire, Marguerite Yourcenar, Andrey Kolmogorov, and Pola Negri.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Dalida ranks 45 out of 520Before her are Cyril of Alexandria (376), Ay (-1380), Naguib Mahfouz (1911), Hagar (-1800), Menkaure (-2001), and Thutmose I (-1600). After her are Ramesses III (-1217), Sneferu (-2700), Smenkhkare (-1400), Ptolemy XIV of Egypt (-60), Umm Kulthum (1898), and Boutros Boutros-Ghali (1922).

Among SINGERS In Egypt

Among singers born in Egypt, Dalida ranks 2Before her are Demis Roussos (1946). After her are Umm Kulthum (1898), Georges Moustaki (1934), Claude François (1939), Mohammed Abdel Wahab (1901), Gohar Gasparyan (1924), Leila Mourad (1918), Amr Diab (1961), Sayed Darwish (1892), Richard Anthony (1938), and Guy Béart (1930).