Elvis Presley

1935 - 1977

Elvis Presley

Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), also known simply as Elvis, was an American singer, dancer and actor. Regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century, he is often referred to as the "King of Rock and Roll" or simply "the King". His energized interpretations of songs and sexually provocative performance style, combined with a singularly potent mix of influences across color lines during a transformative era in race relations, led him to great success—and initial controversy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elvis Presley has received more than 32,225,444 page views. His biography is available in 154 different languages on Wikipedia making him the most popular singer.

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  • 32M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 83.08

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 154

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.23

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.57

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Elvis Presley ranks 1 out of 3,001After him are Édith Piaf, Janis Joplin, Maria Callas, Luciano Pavarotti, Dalida, Frank Sinatra, Charles Aznavour, David Bowie, Julio Iglesias, Tina Turner, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.

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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, Hussein of Jordan, Julie Andrews, and Arvo Pärt. Among people deceased in 1977, Elvis Presley ranks 2Before him is Charlie Chaplin. After him are Maria Callas, Vladimir Nabokov, Wernher von Braun, Roberto Rossellini, Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk, René Goscinny, Ludwig Erhard, Anthony Eden, Jacques Prévert, and Alexey Stakhanov.

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Among people born in United States, Elvis Presley ranks 15 out of 12,171Before him are Sylvester Stallone (1946), Ronald Reagan (1911), Ernest Hemingway (1899), Martin Van Buren (1782), Hillary Clinton (1947), and John F. Kennedy (1917). After him are Pocahontas (1595), Malcolm X (1925), Steven Spielberg (1946), Mark Twain (1835), James K. Polk (1795), and Neil Armstrong (1930).