MUSICIAN

Freddie Mercury

1946 - 1991

Freddie Mercury

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 lead singers in the history of rock music, he was known for his flamboyant stage persona and four-octave vocal range.Born in 1946 in Zanzibar to Parsi-Indian parents, he attended English-style boarding schools in India from the age of eight and returned to Zanzibar after secondary school. In 1964, his family fled the Zanzibar Revolution, moving to Middlesex, England. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Freddie Mercury has received more than 67,615,719 page views. His biography is available in 132 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2nd most popular musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 68M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 83.62

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 132

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.33

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.20

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Freddie Mercuries by language


Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Freddie Mercury ranks 2 out of 2,258Before him are Bob Marley. After him are Franz Liszt, John Lennon, Niccolò Paganini, Michael Jackson, Bob Dylan, Madonna, Jimi Hendrix, Louis Armstrong, Paul McCartney, and Leonard Cohen.

Most Popular Musicians in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings

Contemporaries

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, Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Bill Clinton, Demis Roussos, George Best, Patti Smith, and Ted Bundy. Among people deceased in 1991, Freddie Mercury ranks 1After him are Dr. Seuss, Vasily Zaitsev, Olav V of Norway, Miles Davis, Edwin McMillan, Serge Gainsbourg, Carl David Anderson, Yves Montand, Graham Greene, Isaac Bashevis Singer, and John Bardeen.

Others Born in 1946

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1991

Go to all Rankings

In Tanzania

Among people born in Tanzania, Freddie Mercury ranks 1 out of 19After him are Julius Nyerere (1922), Saint Maurus (512), Tippu Tip (1837), Ali Hassan Mwinyi (1925), Benjamin Mkapa (1938), Jakaya Kikwete (1951), Mizengo Pinda (1948), Jamshid bin Abdullah of Zanzibar (1929), John Magufuli (1959), Polycarp Pengo (1944), and Laurean Rugambwa (1912).