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Elvis Presley

1935 - 1977

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Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), also known mononymously as Elvis, was an American singer and actor. Known as the "King of Rock and Roll", he is regarded as one of the most significant cultural figures of the 20th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elvis Presley has received more than 76,877,568 page views. His biography is available in 167 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 160 in 2019). Elvis Presley is the most popular singer, the 19th most popular biography from United States (down from 13th in 2019) and the most popular American Singer.

Elvis Presley is most famous for being a singer, actor, and musician. He was born in 1935 in Tupelo, Mississippi and died in 1977 in Memphis, Tennessee.

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  • 77M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 83.18

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 167

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.17

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Elvis Presley ranks 1 out of 3,528After him are Édith Piaf, Aretha Franklin, Cher, Janis Joplin, Luciano Pavarotti, Maria Callas, Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Charles Aznavour, Dalida, Tina Turner, and Frank Sinatra.

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Among people born in 1935, Elvis Presley ranks 2Before him is Alain Delon. After him are 14th Dalai Lama, Luciano Pavarotti, Salman of Saudi Arabia, Woody Allen, José Mujica, Mahmoud Abbas, Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, Hussein of Jordan, Donald Sutherland, and Françoise Sagan. Among people deceased in 1977, Elvis Presley ranks 2Before him is Charlie Chaplin. After him are Maria Callas, Vladimir Nabokov, Wernher von Braun, Anthony Eden, Roberto Rossellini, Ludwig Erhard, Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk, Jacques Prévert, René Goscinny, and Aleksandr Vasilevsky.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Elvis Presley ranks 19 out of 18,182Before him are Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882), Malcolm X (1925), Steven Spielberg (1946), Martin Van Buren (1782), Benjamin Franklin (1706), and John F. Kennedy (1917). After him are Bruce Lee (1940), James K. Polk (1795), Hillary Clinton (1947), Ronald Reagan (1911), Michael Jackson (1958), and Ernest Hemingway (1899).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Elvis Presley ranks 1After him are Aretha Franklin (1942), Cher (1946), Janis Joplin (1943), Maria Callas (1923), Tina Turner (1939), Frank Sinatra (1915), Joan Baez (1941), Jim Morrison (1943), Barbra Streisand (1942), Tupac Shakur (1971), and Johnny Cash (1932).

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