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Karel Gott

1939 - 2019

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Karel Gott (14 July 1939 – 1 October 2019) was a Czech singer, considered the most successful male singer in Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karel Gott has received more than 549,447 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Karel Gott is the 73rd most popular singer, the 51st most popular biography from Czechia (down from 48th in 2019) and the most popular Czech Singer.

Karel Gott is a Czech singer who is most famous for his rendition of "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town."

Memorability Metrics

  • 550k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 66.66

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 45

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.72

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.59

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Karel Gott ranks 73 out of 3,528Before him are Ian Gillan, Klaus Meine, Diana Ross, Johnny Hallyday, Kate Bush, and Marianne Faithfull. After him are Glen Campbell, Prince, Bonnie Tyler, Florence Foster Jenkins, Anna Magdalena Bach, and Marie Fredriksson.

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Among people born in 1939, Karel Gott ranks 19Before him are Giovanni Trapattoni, Giovanni Falcone, Reuven Rivlin, Gro Harlem Brundtland, Jackie Stewart, and Zviad Gamsakhurdia. After him are Richard Kiel, Ada Yonath, Ralph Lauren, F. Murray Abraham, Laurent-Désiré Kabila, and Sonny Chiba. Among people deceased in 2019, Karel Gott ranks 16Before him are Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Mohamed Morsi, Agnès Varda, Alexei Leonov, Anna Karina, and Franco Zeffirelli. After him are Jeffrey Epstein, I. M. Pei, Immanuel Wallerstein, Kary Mullis, Marie Fredriksson, and Peter Fonda.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Karel Gott ranks 51 out of 973Before him are Bohumil Hrabal (1914), Emil Hácha (1872), Václav Klaus (1941), Josef Masopust (1931), Bernard Bolzano (1781), and Marie, Princess of Liechtenstein (1940). After him are Antonín Panenka (1948), Milena Jesenská (1896), Adalbert of Prague (955), Karl Renner (1870), Jan Evangelista Purkyně (1787), and Lída Baarová (1914).

Among SINGERS In Czechia

Among singers born in Czechia, Karel Gott ranks 1After him are Helena Vondráčková (1947), Marta Kubišová (1942), Emmy Destinn (1878), Maria Jeritza (1887), Magdalena Kožená (1973), Iveta Bartošová (1966), Marta Jandová (1974), Ewa Farna (1993), Filip Bandžak (1983), Gabriela Gunčíková (1993), and Benny Cristo (1987).