Freddie Mercury

1946 - 1991

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Freddie Mercury (born Farrokh Bulsara; 5 September 1946 – 24 November 1991) was a British singer, songwriter, record producer, and lead vocalist 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 79,801,938 page views. His biography is available in 136 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 132 in 2019). Freddie Mercury is the most popular musician (up from 2nd 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.

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  • 80M

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  • 88.21

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  • 136

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.26

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.81

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Freddie Mercury ranks 1 out of 2,675After him are Bob Marley, Franz Liszt, John Lennon, Niccolò Paganini, Michael Jackson, Louis Armstrong, Paul McCartney, Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, and Ringo Starr.

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Among people born in 1946, Freddie Mercury ranks 3Before him are Donald Trump and Sylvester Stallone. After him are Steven Spielberg, Cher, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Ted Bundy, Alan Rickman, Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Demis Roussos, and Patti Smith. Among people deceased in 1991, Freddie Mercury ranks 1After him are Vasily Zaitsev, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Dr. Seuss, Olav V of Norway, Serge Gainsbourg, Miles Davis, Yves Montand, Klaus Kinski, Klaus Barbie, Jiang Qing, and Graham Greene.

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In Tanzania

Among people born in Tanzania, Freddie Mercury ranks 1 out of 23After him are Julius Nyerere (1922), Benjamin Mkapa (1938), Tippu Tip (1837), Ali Hassan Mwinyi (1925), John Magufuli (1959), Khalid bin Barghash of Zanzibar (1874), Jakaya Kikwete (1951), Jamshid bin Abdullah of Zanzibar (1929), Majid bin Said of Zanzibar (1834), Mizengo Pinda (1948), and Laurean Rugambwa (1912).

Among MUSICIANS In Tanzania

Among musicians born in Tanzania, Freddie Mercury ranks 1