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James May

1963 - Today

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James Daniel May (born 16 January 1963) is an English television presenter and journalist. He is best known as a co-presenter of the motoring programme Top Gear alongside Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond from 2003 until 2015. As of 2016, he is a director of the production company W. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James May has received more than 4,571,776 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). James May is the 893rd most popular writer (down from 891st in 2019), the 693rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 672nd in 2019) and the 94th most popular British Writer.

James May is a British TV presenter, journalist, and writer. He is best known for co-presenting the BBC Two motoring show Top Gear alongside Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond from 2003 until 2015.

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  • 4.6M

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  • 70.86

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  • 32

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  • 13.23

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  • 1.52

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, James May ranks 893 out of 5,794. Before him are Jules Renard, Branislav Nušić, Aubrey Beardsley, Rustichello da Pisa, W. H. Auden, and E. M. Forster. After him are Deepak Chopra, Philip Pullman, Jean Webster, Giambattista Marino, Colmar Freiherr von der Goltz, and Alexander Griboyedov.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1963, James May ranks 18Before him are Till Lindemann, Mohammed VI of Morocco, Eros Ramazzotti, Sergey Bubka, Donnie Yen, and James Hetfield. After him are Lisa Kudrow, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Thomas Anders, Tori Amos, Peter Schmeichel, and Rafael Correa.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, James May ranks 693 out of 6,924. Before him are Macbeth, King of Scotland (1005), Andrew Lloyd Webber (1948), Aubrey Beardsley (1872), William Webb Ellis (1806), W. H. Auden (1907), and E. M. Forster (1879). After him are Philip Pullman (1946), Thomas Wolsey (1473), John Macleod (1876), Eric Burdon (1941), Ronald Fisher (1890), and Judith of Flanders (844).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, James May ranks 94Before him are Ernest Thompson Seton (1860), Patrick White (1912), Bruce Chatwin (1940), Aubrey Beardsley (1872), W. H. Auden (1907), and E. M. Forster (1879). After him are Philip Pullman (1946), Julian Barnes (1946), Robert Graves (1895), Eleanor Marx (1855), Bernard Cornwell (1944), and Sarah, Duchess of York (1959).

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