David Byron

1947 - 1985

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David Garrick (29 January 1947 – 28 February 1985), better known by his stage name David Byron, was a British singer and songwriter, best known in the early 1970s as the lead vocalist with the rock band Uriah Heep. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Byron has received more than 513,054 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). David Byron is the 305th most popular singer (up from 310th in 2019), the 1,246th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,202nd in 2019) and the 38th most popular British Singer.

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  • 510k

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  • 67.05

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  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.14

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  • 2.27

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, David Byron ranks 305 out of 3,541Before him are Victoria Beckham, Heino, Elis Regina, Carl Perkins, Edita Gruberová, and Andy Williams. After him are Boy George, Ornella Vanoni, Eric Adams, Sade, Mahalia Jackson, and Justin Timberlake.

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Among people born in 1947, David Byron ranks 103Before him are Ljupko Petrović, Edward James Olmos, Viktor Suvorov, Michael Levitt, David Letterman, and Kazimierz Deyna. After him are Lucas Papademos, David Helfgott, Walter Röhrl, Anne Wiazemsky, Marisa Berenson, and Jerzy Popiełuszko. Among people deceased in 1985, David Byron ranks 50Before him are Rodney Robert Porter, Alexander Pokryshkin, Emílio Garrastazu Médici, Eric Voegelin, The Singing Nun, and Ernst Öpik. After him are Herbert Bayer, Ricky Nelson, Axel Springer, Louise Brooks, Wellington Koo, and Philly Joe Jones.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, David Byron ranks 1,246 out of 6,924Before him are Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy (1936), John Nettles (1943), Robert Southey (1774), Mick Taylor (1949), Thomas Hodgkin (1798), and E. P. Thompson (1924). After him are Howard Staunton (1810), Neil Gaiman (1960), Ken Russell (1927), N. R. Pogson (1829), Thomas Arne (1710), and Boy George (1961).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, David Byron ranks 38Before him are Van Morrison (1945), John Lydon (1956), Rod Evans (1947), Dusty Springfield (1939), Glenn Hughes (1951), and Victoria Beckham (1974). After him are Boy George (1961), Tim Staffell (1948), Sarah Brightman (1960), Jon Anderson (1944), Marc Bolan (1947), and Albert Hammond (1944).