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Elvis Presley

1935 - 1977

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Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), also known simply as Elvis, was an American singer, musician and actor. He is regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century and is often referred to as the "King of Rock and Roll" or simply "the King". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elvis Presley has received more than 36,314,284 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.

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  • 36M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 88.09

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 160

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.96

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.16

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

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

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Contemporaries

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 15,968. Before 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 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), Barbra Streisand (1942), and Patti Smith (1946).

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