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Geoffrey Oryema

1953 - 2018

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Geoffrey Oryema (16 April 1953 – 22 June 2018) was a Ugandan musician. In 1977 after the murder of his father, Erinayo Wilson Oryema, who was a cabinet minister in the government of Idi Amin, he began his life in exile. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Geoffrey Oryema has received more than 501,837 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Geoffrey Oryema is the 1,695th most popular singer (down from 1,568th in 2019), the 15th most popular biography from Uganda (up from 18th in 2019) and the most popular Ugandan Singer.

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  • 500k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 42.59

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.47

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.22

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Geoffrey Oryema ranks 1,695 out of 3,528Before him are Bizarre, , Latifa, Assala Nasri, Marc Lavoine, and Eivør Pálsdóttir. After him are Jimmy Carl Black, Patrick Fiori, Kang Seul-gi, Errol Brown, Bebe Rexha, and Jørn Lande.

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Among people born in 1953, Geoffrey Oryema ranks 403Before him are Albert Rust, Valery Korzun, Gary Johnson, David Thornton, Hiroyuki Usui, and Ken Burns. After him are Aldo Maldera, Pat Symonds, Miguel Ángel Guerra, Ellen S. Baker, Dina Rubina, and Ricky Steamboat. Among people deceased in 2018, Geoffrey Oryema ranks 400Before him are Geoff Murphy, Gary Kurtz, Bassano Staffieri, Yvonne Blake, Peter Hill-Wood, and Maurane. After him are Momoko Sakura, Soslan Andiyev, Juris Silovs, István Géczi, Frank Ramsey, and Viktor Matviyenko.

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In Uganda

Among people born in Uganda, Geoffrey Oryema ranks 15 out of 44Before him are Godfrey Binaisa (1920), Bazilio Olara-Okello (1929), John Akii-Bua (1949), Apolo Nsibambi (1940), Danny Faure (1962), and Ruhakana Rugunda (1947). After him are Paulo Muwanga (1924), Scott Hicks (1953), Emmanuel Wamala (1926), Florence Kasumba (1976), Phill Lewis (1968), and John Mugabi (1960).

Among SINGERS In Uganda

Among singers born in Uganda, Geoffrey Oryema ranks 1

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