Hildegard Knef

1925 - 2002

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Hildegard Frieda Albertine Knef (German: [ˈhɪl.də.ɡaʁt ˈkneːf] ; 28 December 1925 – 1 February 2002) was a German actress, singer, and writer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hildegard Knef has received more than 498,148 page views. Her biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Hildegard Knef is the 560th most popular actor (up from 883rd in 2019), the 874th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,326th in 2019) and the 10th most popular German Actor.

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  • 500k

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  • 62.49

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.97

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.65

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Hildegard Knef has had the most page views in the with 187,051 views, followed by English (76,839), and Spanish (13,010). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Spanish (85.96%), Swedish (17.51%), and Russian (16.97%)


Among actors, Hildegard Knef ranks 560 out of 13,578Before her are Samy Naceri, Mary Pickford, Woody Harrelson, Mr. T, Kevin Kline, and Gabriel Byrne. After her are Michelle Yeoh, Michael Jai White, Milla Jovovich, Forest Whitaker, Brendan Gleeson, and David Hasselhoff.

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Among people born in 1925, Hildegard Knef ranks 66Before her are Alain Touraine, Frei Otto, József Bozsik, Oliver Smithies, Jean Tinguely, and Celia Cruz. After her are David Elazar, Michele Ferrero, William Styron, Moshe Arens, Leo Esaki, and Veljko Kadijević. Among people deceased in 2002, Hildegard Knef ranks 37Before her are Juan Alberto Schiaffino, Rod Steiger, James Tobin, George Porter, John Gotti, and Pim Fortuyn. After her are Ne Win, Song Hye-rim, Aileen Wuornos, Zizinho, Raf Vallone, and René Thom.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hildegard Knef ranks 874 out of 7,253Before her are Joachim Frederick, Elector of Brandenburg (1546), Felix Wankel (1902), Rudolf Schenker (1948), Roland Emmerich (1955), Robert Huber (1937), and Charles I of Württemberg (1823). After her are David Fabricius (1564), Gustav Ritter von Kahr (1862), Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Baden (1728), Gerhard von Scharnhorst (1755), William II of Württemberg (1848), and Andrew Wiles (1953).

Among ACTORS In Germany

Among actors born in Germany, Hildegard Knef ranks 10Before her are Curd Jürgens (1915), Magda Schneider (1909), Udo Kier (1944), Jürgen Prochnow (1941), Karlheinz Böhm (1928), and Nastassja Kinski (1961). After her are Luise Rainer (1910), Horst Buchholz (1933), Hardy Krüger (1928), Emmy Göring (1893), Gert Fröbe (1913), and Karin Schubert (1944).

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