Eric Clapton

1945 - Today

Eric Clapton

Eric Patrick Clapton, (born 30 March 1945) is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He is the only three-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: once as a solo artist and separately as a member of the Yardbirds and of Cream. Clapton has been referred to as one of the most important and influential guitarists of all time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eric Clapton has received more than 14,179,297 page views. His biography is available in 77 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 24th most popular musician.

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  • 14M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 71.91

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 77

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.68

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.76

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Eric Clapton ranks 25 out of 2,258Before him are Clara Schumann, Brian May, Naruhito, Mark Knopfler, Chuck Berry, and B.B. King. After him are Władysław Szpilman, Cat Stevens, Miles Davis, Giuseppe Tartini, Bon Scott, and Frank Zappa.

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Among people born in 1945, Eric Clapton ranks 9Before him are Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Franz Beckenbauer, Radovan Karadžić, Aung San Suu Kyi, Vince McMahon, and Gerd Müller. After him are Eddy Merckx, Jupp Heynckes, Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Wim Wenders, and Helen Mirren.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Eric Clapton ranks 141 out of 5,347Before him are Robert Owen (1771), T. E. Lawrence (1888), John, King of England (1166), Arthur C. Clarke (1917), James Chadwick (1891), and Duns Scotus (1265). After him are William Golding (1911), Jane Seymour (1508), Maggie Smith (1934), Cary Grant (1904), Humphry Davy (1778), and George Best (1946).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Eric Clapton ranks 8Before him are Paul McCartney (1942), Elton John (1947), George Harrison (1943), Ringo Starr (1940), Brian May (1947), and Mark Knopfler (1949). After him are Cat Stevens (1948), Bon Scott (1946), Jeff Beck (1944), Sting (1951), Roger Taylor (1949), and John Deacon (1951).