Derek Riggs

1958 - Today

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Derek Riggs (born 13 February 1958) is a contemporary British artist best known for creating the band Iron Maiden's mascot, "Eddie". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Derek Riggs has received more than 381,865 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Derek Riggs is the 1,955th most popular painter (down from 1,650th in 2019), the 5,187th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,488th in 2019) and the 122nd most popular British Painter.

Memorability Metrics

  • 380k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 42.75

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.63

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.80

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Derek Riggs by language

Over the past year Derek Riggs has had the most page views in the with 48,780 views, followed by Spanish (6,804), and French (3,771). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Egyptian Arabic (27.91%), Polish (19.16%), and Slovak (16.99%)


Among painters, Derek Riggs ranks 1,955 out of 2,023Before him are William Glackens, George Luks, Rebecca Solomon, Arthur Wesley Dow, Thomas Baines, and Peter Perez Burdett. After him are Kenyon Cox, Edwin Lord Weeks, Worthington Whittredge, Elizabeth Catlett, Wayne Thiebaud, and William Nicholson.

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Among people born in 1958, Derek Riggs ranks 480Before him are Magnus Lindberg, Ezio Gamba, Ginka Zagorcheva, Anita Baker, Serse Cosmi, and Predrag Pašić. After him are Alberto Cova, Lenny Von Dohlen, Amadou Dia Ba, Christian Brando, Arto Bryggare, and Mike Rotunda.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Derek Riggs ranks 5,187 out of 8,785Before him are Ruben Loftus-Cheek (1996), Harry Lloyd (1983), Dafydd ap Gwilym (1320), Adrian Biddle (1952), Peter Perez Burdett (1734), and Gary Brabham (1961). After him are Vanessa Angel (1966), Bernice Rubens (1923), Andy McNab (1959), John Claudius Loudon (1783), Dennis Wise (1966), and Paul Oakenfold (1963).

Among PAINTERS In United Kingdom

Among painters born in United Kingdom, Derek Riggs ranks 122Before him are William Duesbury (1725), Robert Peake the Elder (1551), Benjamin Wilson (1721), Rebecca Solomon (1832), Thomas Baines (1820), and Peter Perez Burdett (1734). After him are William Nicholson (1872), David Payne (1843), Howard Hodgkin (1932), John Crome (1768), John Sell Cotman (1782), and Louise Rayner (1832).