Dave Gahan

1962 - Today

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Dave Gahan (; born David Callcott; 9 May 1962) is an English singer-songwriter, best known as the lead singer of the electronic band Depeche Mode since their debut in 1980. Q magazine ranked Gahan No. 73 on its list of the "100 Greatest Singers" and No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dave Gahan has received more than 3,726,930 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Dave Gahan is the 235th most popular singer (up from 268th in 2019), the 1,019th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,081st in 2019) and the 31st most popular British Singer.

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  • 3.7M

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  • 68.38

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  • 36

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  • 7.58

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  • 2.59

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Dave Gahan ranks 235 out of 3,541Before him are John Fogerty, Robbie Williams, Carole King, Muslim Magomayev, Valery Leontiev, and Sezen Aksu. After him are Sonny Bono, Milva, Fabrizio De André, Johnny Logan, Jacqueline Boyer, and Rashid Behbudov.

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Among people born in 1962, Dave Gahan ranks 27Before him are Evander Holyfield, Wesley Snipes, Mohammed Omar, Kirk Hammett, Steve Carell, and Izzy Stradlin. After him are Stephen Chow, Axl Rose, Emilio Estevez, Gabe Newell, Anthony Kiedis, and Carlos Sainz.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Dave Gahan ranks 1,019 out of 6,924Before him are Michael Palin (1943), Hugh Griffith (1912), Margaret Rutherford (1892), Mike Hailwood (1940), Margaret Burbidge (1919), and William Bligh (1754). After him are Anna Atkins (1799), A. J. Ayer (1910), George Vancouver (1757), Clive Owen (1964), Stephen Hales (1677), and Joseph Addison (1672).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Dave Gahan ranks 31Before him are Chris Norman (1950), Petula Clark (1932), Peter Green (1946), Rob Halford (1951), Shirley Bassey (1937), and Robbie Williams (1974). After him are Van Morrison (1945), John Lydon (1956), Rod Evans (1947), Dusty Springfield (1939), Glenn Hughes (1951), and Victoria Beckham (1974).