Julio Iglesias

1943 - Today

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Julio José Iglesias de la Cueva (Spanish: [ˈxuljo iˈɣlesjas]; born 23 September 1943) is a Spanish singer, songwriter and former professional footballer. Iglesias is recognized as the most commercially successful continental European singer in the world and one of the top record sellers in music history, having sold more than 100 million records worldwide in 14 languages. It is estimated that during his career he has performed in more than 5000 concerts, for over 60 million people in five continents. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Julio Iglesias has received more than 4,553,534 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 69 in 2019). Julio Iglesias is the 15th most popular singer (down from 11th in 2019), the 37th most popular biography from Spain (down from 30th in 2019) and the most popular Spanish Singer.

Julio Iglesias is a Spanish singer who is most famous for his romantic ballads.

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  • 72

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  • 8.49

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  • 3.62

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Among singers, Julio Iglesias ranks 15 out of 3,541Before him are Tina Turner, Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Joan Baez, Charles Aznavour, Jim Morrison, and David Bowie. After him are Montserrat Caballé, Adriano Celentano, Enrico Caruso, Demis Roussos, Plácido Domingo, and Tupac Shakur.

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Among people born in 1943, Julio Iglesias ranks 7Before him are Robert De Niro, Janis Joplin, Lech Wałęsa, Jim Morrison, George Harrison, and Sharon Tate. After him are Catherine Deneuve, Bobby Fischer, Queen Silvia of Sweden, Mick Jagger, Vangelis, and Ben Kingsley.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Julio Iglesias ranks 37 out of 2,595Before him are Francis Xavier (1506), Anne of Austria (1601), Philip IV of Spain (1605), Charles II of Spain (1661), Roland (736), and Philip III of Spain (1578). After him are Montserrat Caballé (1933), Luis Buñuel (1900), Isidore of Seville (560), Pope Callixtus III (1379), Plácido Domingo (1941), and Arcadius (377).

Among SINGERS In Spain

Among singers born in Spain, Julio Iglesias ranks 1After him are Montserrat Caballé (1933), Plácido Domingo (1941), José Carreras (1946), Enrique Iglesias (1975), Lola Flores (1923), Teresa Berganza (1933), Alfredo Kraus (1927), Victoria de los Ángeles (1923), Manuel García (1775), Adelina Patti (1843), and Salomé (1939).

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