Karel Gott

1939 - 2019

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Karel Gott (14 July 1939 – 1 October 2019) was a Czech singer and amateur painter, 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 489,006 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Karel Gott is the 73rd most popular singer (up from 78th in 2019), the 48th most popular biography from Czechia (down from 40th 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

  • 490k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 74.13

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 43

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.51

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.17

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Karel Gott ranks 73 out of 3,541Before him are 50 Cent, Anna Magdalena Bach, Ian Gillan, Billie Holiday, Johnny Hallyday, and Florence Foster Jenkins. After him are Bonnie Tyler, Fairuz, Miriam Makeba, Amália Rodrigues, Steven Tyler, and Nancy Sinatra.

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Among people born in 1939, Karel Gott ranks 21Before him are Marvin Gaye, George Lazenby, Ralph Lauren, Richard Kiel, Giovanni Falcone, and Paul Hogan. After him are Ada Yonath, Jackie Stewart, Peter Grünberg, Joel Schumacher, Laurent-Désiré Kabila, and F. Murray Abraham. Among people deceased in 2019, Karel Gott ranks 18Before him are Doris Day, Peter Fonda, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Jeffrey Epstein, Immanuel Wallerstein, and Mohamed Morsi. After him are Bibi Andersson, I. M. Pei, Albert Finney, João Gilberto, Michel Legrand, and Anna Karina.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Karel Gott ranks 48 out of 839Before him are Bernard Bolzano (1781), Josef Masopust (1931), Václav Klaus (1941), Wenceslaus II of Bohemia (1271), Milena Jesenská (1896), and Anton Raphael Mengs (1728). After him are Emil Hácha (1872), Bohumil Hrabal (1914), Antonín Panenka (1948), Lída Baarová (1914), Gerty Cori (1896), and Peter Grünberg (1939).

Among SINGERS In Czechia

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