Evel Knievel

1938 - 2007

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Robert Craig "Evel" Knievel (; October 17, 1938 – November 30, 2007) was an American stunt performer and entertainer. Over the course of his career, he attempted more than 75 ramp-to-ramp motorcycle jumps. Knievel was inducted into the Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 1999. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Evel Knievel has received more than 7,792,934 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Evel Knievel is the 864th most popular painter (up from 906th in 2019), the 2,933rd most popular biography from United States (up from 2,984th in 2019) and the 34th most popular American Painter.

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Among painters, Evel Knievel ranks 864 out of 1,428Before him are Christian Boltanski, Aert van der Neer, Jan Dirksz Both, Nicolae Grigorescu, Mårten Eskil Winge, and Anna Chromý. After him are Christoph Amberger, Jan Wildens, Corneille Guillaume Beverloo, Sidney Paget, Zhang Zeduan, and Tarsila do Amaral.

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Among people born in 1938, Evel Knievel ranks 170Before him are Omar Abdel-Rahman, Larry Niven, Ahmed Qurei, Edem Kodjo, Ove Andersson, and Daniel Buren. After him are Isabelle Aubret, Götz George, Emile Griffith, Jean Eustache, Jesús María Pereda, and Igor Ter-Ovanesyan. Among people deceased in 2007, Evel Knievel ranks 123Before him are Mika Špiljak, Gohar Gasparyan, Fernando Fernán Gómez, Bauer, Wally Schirra, and Edward Yang. After him are François-Xavier Ortoli, George Tabori, Marianne Fredriksson, Osvaldo Cavandoli, Max Roach, and Tikhon Khrennikov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Evel Knievel ranks 2,933 out of 15,968Before him are Scott Carpenter (1925), Divine (1945), Don McLean (1945), Lawrence Ferlinghetti (1919), Stefanie Powers (1942), and Louis Prima (1910). After him are Eleanor F. Helin (1932), Erika Eleniak (1969), Jedediah Smith (1799), George W. De Long (1844), Bo Derek (1956), and Dudley R. Herschbach (1932).

Among PAINTERS In United States

Among painters born in United States, Evel Knievel ranks 34Before him are Dorothea Tanning (1910), Cindy Sherman (1954), Will Sampson (1933), Benjamin West (1738), George Segal (1924), and James Rosenquist (1933). After him are Winslow Homer (1836), Sam Francis (1923), Grandma Moses (1860), Richard Anuszkiewicz (1930), Barbara Kruger (1945), and Gutzon Borglum (1867).