Freddie Mercury

1946 - 1991

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Freddie Mercury (born Farrokh Bulsara; 5 September 1946 – 24 November 1991) was a British singer and songwriter who achieved worldwide fame as the lead vocalist and pianist of the rock band Queen. Regarded as one of the greatest singers in the history of rock music, he was known for his flamboyant stage persona and four-octave vocal range. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Freddie Mercury has received more than 96,847,808 page views. His biography is available in 145 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 142 in 2019). Freddie Mercury is the 4th most popular musician (down from 1st in 2019), the most popular biography from Tanzania and the most popular Tanzanian Musician.

Freddie Mercury was a British singer, songwriter, and record producer who led the rock band Queen. He is best known for his powerful vocals and flamboyant stage presence.

Memorability Metrics

  • 97M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 83.76

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 145

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.28

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.41

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Freddie Mercuries by language

Over the past year Freddie Mercury has had the most page views in the with 6,519,818 views, followed by Spanish (1,777,481), and German (1,024,357). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Mingrelian (212.85%), Korean (207.55%), and Lombard (148.15%)


Among musicians, Freddie Mercury ranks 4 out of 3,175Before him are Michael Jackson, Bob Marley, and Paul McCartney. After him are Franz Liszt, Niccolò Paganini, John Lennon, Clara Schumann, Louis Armstrong, Bob Dylan, Elton John, and Jimi Hendrix.

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Among people born in 1946, Freddie Mercury ranks 4Before him are Donald Trump, Sylvester Stallone, and Steven Spielberg. After him are Cher, George W. Bush, Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Sonia Gandhi, Bill Clinton, Alan Rickman, Demis Roussos, and Ted Bundy. Among people deceased in 1991, Freddie Mercury ranks 1After him are Olav V of Norway, Dr. Seuss, Vasily Zaitsev, Yves Montand, Serge Gainsbourg, Edwin McMillan, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Carl David Anderson, Klaus Kinski, Jiang Qing, and Klaus Barbie.

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In Tanzania

Among people born in Tanzania, Freddie Mercury ranks 1 out of 39After him are Abdulrazak Gurnah (1948), Julius Nyerere (1922), Benjamin Mkapa (1938), Jakaya Kikwete (1951), Samia Suluhu Hassan (1960), Ali Hassan Mwinyi (1925), Laurean Rugambwa (1912), Tippu Tip (1837), Jamshid bin Abdullah of Zanzibar (1929), Khalid bin Barghash of Zanzibar (1874), and Majid bin Said of Zanzibar (1834).

Among MUSICIANS In Tanzania

Among musicians born in Tanzania, Freddie Mercury ranks 1