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France Gall

1947 - 2018

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Isabelle Geneviève Marie Anne Gall (9 October 1947 – 7 January 2018), known professionally as France Gall, was a French yé-yé singer. In 1965, aged 17, she won the Eurovision Song Contest for Luxembourg. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of France Gall has received more than 1,434,086 page views. Her biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). France Gall is the 86th most popular singer (up from 96th in 2019), the 615th most popular biography from France (up from 680th in 2019) and the 7th most popular French Singer.

France Gall is most famous for her song "Poupee de cire, poupee de son" ("Wax Doll, Rag Doll") which was a hit in 1965.

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  • 1.4M

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  • 66.03

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  • 60

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.60

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.59

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, France Gall ranks 86 out of 3,528Before her are Miriam Makeba, Fairuz, Rihanna, Steven Tyler, Shakira, and Dieter Bohlen. After her are Gwen Stefani, Enrique Iglesias, Georges Moustaki, Art Garfunkel, Meat Loaf, and Yma Sumac.

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Among people born in 1947, France Gall ranks 33Before her are Paco de Lucía, Robert Kiyosaki, Sam Neill, Dick Advocaat, Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, and Ali Abdullah Saleh. After her are Farrah Fawcett, Herman Van Rompuy, Meat Loaf, Gloria Gaynor, Gigliola Cinquetti, and Michio Kaku. Among people deceased in 2018, France Gall ranks 19Before her are Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark, Philip Roth, John McCain, Paul Bocuse, Isao Takahata, and Stephen Hillenburg. After her are Burt Reynolds, Peter Grünberg, Hubert de Givenchy, Billy Graham, Ursula K. Le Guin, and Arto Paasilinna.

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In France

Among people born in France, France Gall ranks 615 out of 6,011Before her are Isabelle Adjani (1955), Pierre Bonnard (1867), Charles, Duke of Vendôme (1489), Francis Picabia (1879), Gérard de Nerval (1808), and Albert I, Prince of Monaco (1848). After her are Michel Legrand (1932), Peter Waldo (1140), Bertrand du Guesclin (1320), Paul Claudel (1868), Hugh the Great (898), and Léonin (1135).

Among SINGERS In France

Among singers born in France, France Gall ranks 7Before her are Édith Piaf (1915), Charles Aznavour (1924), Serge Gainsbourg (1928), Mireille Mathieu (1946), Carlos Gardel (1890), and Johnny Hallyday (1943). After her are Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo (1974), Françoise Hardy (1944), Maria Malibran (1808), Caterina Valente (1931), Georges Brassens (1921), and Gilbert Bécaud (1927).