Karl Shuker

1959 - Today

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Karl Shuker (born 9 December 1959) is a British zoologist, cryptozoologist and author. He lives in the Midlands, England, where he works as a zoological consultant and writer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karl Shuker has received more than 71,303 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Karl Shuker is the 1,026th most popular biologist (down from 932nd in 2019), the 5,686th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 5,375th in 2019) and the 172nd most popular British Biologist.

Memorability Metrics

  • 71k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 40.95

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.55

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.08

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Karl Shukers by language

Over the past year Karl Shuker has had the most page views in the with 7,870 views, followed by Spanish (1,228), and Italian (675). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Hungarian (164.96%), Romanian (104.76%), and Swedish (88.24%)


Among biologists, Karl Shuker ranks 1,026 out of 1,097Before him are Norman I. Platnick, Charles Sprague Sargent, Severn Cullis-Suzuki, Albert Charles Smith, Walter Buller, and Ilkka Hanski. After him are David Prain, Elmer McCollum, Henry Weed Fowler, Anthony R. Hunter, Outram Bangs, and Aristid Lindenmayer.

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Among people born in 1959, Karl Shuker ranks 526Before him are Chi Chi LaRue, Dennis Chambers, Rafael Amador, Georgi Dimitrov, Masayuki Yanai, and Uma Bharti. After him are Nagarjuna, Sjaak Troost, Petar Rajič, Tim Van Patten, Hari Kostov, and Arto Härkönen.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Karl Shuker ranks 5,686 out of 8,785Before him are George Newberry (1917), Jack Wild (1952), Darren Fletcher (1984), Tom Bridger (1934), Aimee Lou Wood (1995), and Richard Seddon (1845). After him are Saunders Lewis (1893), David Prain (1857), Bert Williams (1920), Kenneth Richmond (1926), Matt Lucas (1974), and Phoebe Fox (1987).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United Kingdom

Among biologists born in United Kingdom, Karl Shuker ranks 172Before him are Bryan Sykes (1947), Annie Lorrain Smith (1854), John Claudius Loudon (1783), Prideaux John Selby (1788), Arthur Gardiner Butler (1844), and Alexander Wilson (1766). After him are David Prain (1857), Anthony R. Hunter (1943), David Lack (1910), Ethelwynn Trewavas (1900), William Forsell Kirby (1844), and Francis Maitland Balfour (1851).