Ian Dury

1942 - 2000

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Ian Robins Dury (12 May 1942 – 27 March 2000) was a British singer-songwriter and actor who rose to fame during the late 1970s, during the punk and new wave era of rock music. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ian Dury has received more than 2,291,934 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Ian Dury is the 621st most popular singer (up from 658th in 2019), the 2,086th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,121st in 2019) and the 71st most popular British Singer.

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  • 25

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  • 3.72

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Ian Dury ranks 621 out of 3,541Before him are Lill Lindfors, Neil Tennant, Đorđe Balašević, Sertab Erener, Melissa Etheridge, and Agathonas Iakovidis. After him are Idir, Genesis P-Orridge, Renate Müller, Philipp Kirkorov, Akon, and Martti Talvela.

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Among people born in 1942, Ian Dury ranks 225Before him are Jerry Garcia, Jorge Ben, Hannelore Elsner, Richard Bohringer, Valerio Massimo Manfredi, and Clarence Clemons. After him are Toyohiro Akiyama, Rajesh Khanna, Richard Roundtree, Edward Luttwak, Ana Blandiana, and Jules Wijdenbosch. Among people deceased in 2000, Ian Dury ranks 114Before him are Poul Hartling, Mary Anne MacLeod Trump, Teruki Miyamoto, Ignatius Kung Pin-Mei, René Favaloro, and L. Sprague de Camp. After him are Wojciech Has, John Tukey, Claire Trevor, Nancy Marchand, Abdul Haris Nasution, and Julie London.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ian Dury ranks 2,086 out of 6,924Before him are Pieter de Molijn (1595), Robert Chambers (1802), John Hadley (1682), Robert Palmer (1949), Cynric (450), and Gerry Adams (1948). After him are John Gilbert Baker (1834), Ine of Wessex (700), Joan Hickson (1906), Carl Palmer (1950), Peter Atkins (1940), and Genesis P-Orridge (1950).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Ian Dury ranks 71Before him are Ed Sheeran (1991), Peter Frampton (1950), Dua Lipa (1995), Geri Halliwell (1972), James Blunt (1974), and Neil Tennant (1954). After him are Genesis P-Orridge (1950), Gary Brooker (1945), Christine McVie (1943), Sandie Shaw (1947), Adele (1988), and Liam Payne (1993).