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 2,576,130 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Ian Dury is the 645th most popular singer (down from 620th in 2019), the 2,091st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,085th in 2019) and the 77th most popular Singer.

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  • 26

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  • 2.77

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  • 3.79

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Among singers, Ian Dury ranks 645 out of 3,528Before him are Julie London, Martti Talvela, Sena Jurinac, Peppino di Capri, Big Mama Thornton, and Frank Sinatra Jr.. After him are Al Jolson, Massiel, Vice Vukov, Rita Marley, Elena Obraztsova, and Peter Frampton.

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Among people born in 1942, Ian Dury ranks 252Before him are Peter Habeler, Leo Nucci, Hayedeh, Antoine Berman, Marshall Bell, and Ludmila Savelyeva. After him are John Thaw, Ana Blandiana, Guy Edwards, Jean-Luc Ponty, Jules Wijdenbosch, and Alan Price. Among people deceased in 2000, Ian Dury ranks 112Before him are Nikolaos Andriakopoulos, Jean Peters, Julie London, Basil Bernstein, Elek Schwartz, and L. Sprague de Camp. After him are Kalle Svensson, Abdul Haris Nasution, Gérard Blain, René Favaloro, Aristidis Konstantinidis, and Son Sann.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ian Dury ranks 2,091 out of 7,765Before him are Alexander Bain (1818), William Robert Grove (1811), Oldfield Thomas (1858), Cynewulf of Wessex (750), John Taverner (1490), and Francis Darwin (1848). After him are Barbara West (1911), Kit Harington (1986), James Dyson (1947), Mary Bell (1957), Princess Amelia of the United Kingdom (1783), and Joseph Lancaster (1778).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Ian Dury ranks 77Before him are Graham Bonnet (1947), Jeanette (1951), Mary Hopkin (1950), Liam Payne (1993), Ronnie Biggs (1929), and Julian Lennon (1963). After him are Peter Frampton (1950), Shane MacGowan (1957), Christine McVie (1943), Gary Glitter (1944), Midge Ure (1953), and Shakin' Stevens (1948).