1969 - 1991

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Per Yngve Ohlin (16 January 1969 – 8 April 1991), better known by his stage name Dead and nickname Pelle, was a Swedish metal musician, best known as the lead vocalist and lyricist of the Norwegian black metal band Mayhem from 1988 until his death in 1991. Prior to Mayhem, he also performed as vocalist in the Swedish death metal band Morbid. Dead was a popular figure of the Norwegian black metal scene, and his legacy remains prominent in the genre to this day. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dead has received more than 171,464 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Dead is the 748th most popular singer (up from 767th in 2019), the 446th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 447th in 2019) and the 20th most popular Swedish Singer.

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Among singers, Dead ranks 748 out of 3,541Before him are Carmen McRae, Mike Love, Elvira de Hidalgo, Jon Vickers, Takeshi Kaneshiro, and Tanita Tikaram. After him are Fish, Emmy Destinn, Graham Nash, Patty Pravo, Wadih El Safi, and Peter Steele.

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Among people born in 1969, Dead ranks 98Before him are Antônio Carlos Zago, Gedeon Burkhard, Pierre van Hooijdonk, Thomas Jane, Takeshi Obata, and Tanita Tikaram. After him are Terrence Howard, Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands, Stephen Hendry, Faye Wong, Tomas Brolin, and Fernando Couto. Among people deceased in 1991, Dead ranks 112Before him are Nicholas Poppe, Billy Vaughn, Helmut Walcha, Luigi Zampa, Amadou Hampâté Bâ, and Dean Jagger. After him are Vilma Bánky, Zino Francescatti, Gustav Wetterström, Ahmet Adnan Saygun, Abderrahmane Farès, and György Szűcs.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Dead ranks 446 out of 1,296Before him are Birgit Cullberg (1908), Lena Nyman (1944), Orvar Bergmark (1930), Sven Tumba (1931), Hasse Ekman (1915), and Ralf Edström (1952). After him are Arne Borg (1901), Gert Fredriksson (1919), Eva Bonnier (1857), Felix Hamrin (1875), Jarl Kulle (1927), and Joel Kinnaman (1979).

Among SINGERS In Sweden

Among singers born in Sweden, Dead ranks 20Before him are Evert Taube (1890), Alice Babs (1924), Malena Ernman (1970), Anne Sofie von Otter (1955), E-Type (1965), and Carola Häggkvist (1966). After him are Björn Skifs (1947), Ingvar Wixell (1931), Alexander Bard (1961), Elisabeth Söderström (1927), Tommy Körberg (1948), and Loreen (1983).