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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 331,306 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Derek Riggs is the 1,659th most popular painter (down from 1,366th in 2019), the 4,497th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,802nd in 2019) and the 100th most popular British Painter.

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  • 330k

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  • 42.76

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  • 19

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  • 3.86

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.70

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among painters, Derek Riggs ranks 1,659 out of 1,421Before him are Liu Xia, Albert Pinkham Ryder, Eugene J. Martin, Sidney Nolan, Charles Hamilton Smith, and Thomas Dewing. After him are Guity Novin, Robert Peake the Elder, Władysław Hasior, Cecilia Beaux, Thomas Baines, and J. Alden Weir.

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Among people born in 1958, Derek Riggs ranks 336Before him are Antoine Kambanda, Mark King, Simon Baron-Cohen, Wendie Jo Sperber, David O'Leary, and Frank Ullrich. After him are Tom Shadyac, Scott Hall, Sergei Garmash, Ján Kocian, Hiromi Hara, and Jeffrey Williams.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Derek Riggs ranks 4,497 out of 7,765Before him are Dorothy Tyler-Odam (1920), David O'Leary (1958), Katrin Cartlidge (1961), Zayn Malik (1993), Solomon (1902), and Jimmy Gallagher (1901). After him are Jule Styne (1905), Justin Hayward (1946), Kris Marshall (1973), Michelle Ryan (1984), Terence Rattigan (1911), and Jonathan Palmer (1956).

Among PAINTERS In United Kingdom

Among painters born in United Kingdom, Derek Riggs ranks 100Before him are Helen Allingham (1848), Barbara Bodichon (1827), Gerald Scarfe (1936), Benjamin Wilson (1721), Augustus John (1878), and William Beechey (1753). After him are Robert Peake the Elder (1551), Thomas Baines (1820), William Duesbury (1725), James Thornhill (1675), Peter Doig (1959), and Stephen Wiltshire (1974).