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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 96,386,834 page views. His biography is available in 142 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 136 in 2019). Freddie Mercury is the most popular musician, 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

  • 96M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 87.01

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 142

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.69

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.50

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Freddie Mercury ranks 1 out of 2,662After him are Bob Marley, Michael Jackson, Niccolò Paganini, Franz Liszt, John Lennon, Louis Armstrong, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Leonard Cohen, Elton John, and Clara Schumann.

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

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In Tanzania

Among people born in Tanzania, Freddie Mercury ranks 1 out of 32After him are Julius Nyerere (1922), Abdulrazak Gurnah (1948), Samia Suluhu Hassan (1960), Tippu Tip (1837), Benjamin Mkapa (1938), Khalid bin Barghash of Zanzibar (1874), Ali Hassan Mwinyi (1925), Jakaya Kikwete (1951), John Magufuli (1959), Jamshid bin Abdullah of Zanzibar (1929), and Majid bin Said of Zanzibar (1834).

Among MUSICIANS In Tanzania

Among musicians born in Tanzania, Freddie Mercury ranks 1