Elvis Presley

1935 - 1977

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

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elvis Presley has received more than 45,977,680 page views. His biography is available in 160 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 154 in 2019). Elvis Presley is the most popular singer, the 13th most popular biography from United States (up from 15th 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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  • 160

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  • 8.96

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  • 6.16

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Elvis Presley ranks 1 out of 3,541After him are Édith Piaf, Cher, Luciano Pavarotti, Janis Joplin, Maria Callas, Frank Sinatra, Johnny Cash, Tina Turner, Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Joan Baez, and Charles Aznavour.

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Among people born in 1935, Elvis Presley ranks 1After him are Alain Delon, 14th Dalai Lama, Luciano Pavarotti, Woody Allen, Salman of Saudi Arabia, José Mujica, Mahmoud Abbas, Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, Donald Sutherland, Michel Aoun, and Hussein of Jordan. 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, René Goscinny, Ludwig Erhard, Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk, Jacques Prévert, and Alexey Stakhanov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Elvis Presley ranks 13 out of 15,968Before him are Ulysses S. Grant (1822), Abraham Lincoln (1809), Marilyn Monroe (1926), Sylvester Stallone (1946), Steve Jobs (1955), and Malcolm X (1925). After him are Martin Van Buren (1782), John F. Kennedy (1917), Hillary Clinton (1947), Neil Armstrong (1930), Steven Spielberg (1946), and Ernest Hemingway (1899).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Elvis Presley ranks 1After him are Cher (1946), Janis Joplin (1943), Maria Callas (1923), Frank Sinatra (1915), Johnny Cash (1932), Tina Turner (1939), Joan Baez (1941), Jim Morrison (1943), Tupac Shakur (1971), James Brown (1933), and Barbra Streisand (1942).

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