Janick Gers

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Janick Robert Gers (; born 27 January 1957) is an English musician who is best known as one of the three guitarists in heavy metal band Iron Maiden. He initially joined to replace Adrian Smith, but remained in the band after Smith rejoined. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Janick Gers has received more than 1,053,903 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Janick Gers is the 420th most popular musician (up from 479th in 2019), the 1,402nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,519th in 2019) and the 81st most popular British Musician.

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Among musicians, Janick Gers ranks 420 out of 2,675Before him are Nathan Milstein, Tito Puente, George Young, Freddie King, Serj Tankian, and Greg Lake. After him are Djivan Gasparyan, Julian Bream, Richard Z. Kruspe, Stevie Young, Marguerite Long, and Theodor Leschetizky.

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Among people born in 1957, Janick Gers ranks 54Before him are Jan Ceulemans, Subcomandante Marcos, Michael Cretu, Stephen Fry, Yoshihiko Noda, and Preben Elkjær. After him are Hwang Kyo-ahn, Dani Rodrik, Bamir Topi, Georgi Parvanov, Loreena McKennitt, and Irvine Welsh.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Janick Gers ranks 1,402 out of 6,924Before him are George Young (1946), Piers Courage (1942), Daisy and Violet Hilton (null), Greg Lake (1947), Blanche of Lancaster (1345), and William Watson (1715). After him are Gideon Mantell (1790), Edward Fox (1937), Julian Bream (1933), Stevie Young (1956), Arthur Tansley (1871), and Ronald Colman (1891).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Janick Gers ranks 81Before him are Ian Anderson (1947), Andy Summers (1942), Martin Gore (1961), Bernie Taupin (1950), George Young (1946), and Greg Lake (1947). After him are Julian Bream (1933), Stevie Young (1956), Donovan (1946), Glenn Tipton (1947), Steve Hackett (1950), and Tony Sheridan (1940).