1949 - 2015

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Kayahan Açar (29 March 1949 – 3 April 2015) was a Turkish pop music singer-songwriter. He was an accomplished composer, consistently ranking among the best-selling Turkish musicians of all time. Kayahan composed all of his own material and released more than eight best-selling albums during a career spanning three decades. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kayahan has received more than 62,040 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Kayahan is the 1,175th most popular singer (down from 780th in 2019), the 939th most popular biography from Turkey and the 15th most popular Turkish Singer.

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  • 62k

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  • 58.55

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.03

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Kayahan ranks 1,175 out of 3,541Before him are Sherrill Milnes, Philippe Jaroussky, Sebastian Bach, Yardena Arazi, Peter Maffay, and Lonnie Donegan. After him are Jim Steinman, Katri Helena, Kim Gordon, Johnny Burnette, Dragana Mirković, and Lena Meyer-Landrut.

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Among people born in 1949, Kayahan ranks 363Before him are Agostina Belli, Wendy O. Williams, Wayne Wang, Tommy Seebach, Peter Maffay, and Kriengsak Kovitvanit. After him are Ivan Patzaichin, Francisco Robles Ortega, Kurt Beck, Pamela Reed, George Friedman, and Bogdan Borusewicz. Among people deceased in 2015, Kayahan ranks 277Before him are Gerrit Voorting, Jerry Weintraub, Boris Morukov, Ibrahim Biogradlić, Keith Michell, and Nigel Terry. After him are Józef Oleksy, Dean Smith, Jean Vautrin, Friedrich L. Bauer, Eric Arturo Delvalle, and Guru Josh.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Kayahan ranks 939 out of 1,128Before him are Burak Yılmaz (1985), Thoros III, King of Armenia (1270), Taner Akçam (1953), Kenan Doğulu (1974), Mehmet Günsür (1975), and Panyassis (-500). After him are Cem Yılmaz (1973), Aslı Erdoğan (1967), Bülent Korkmaz (1968), Sir George Thomas, 7th Baronet (1881), Toros Toramanian (1864), and Neslihan Atagül (1992).

Among SINGERS In Turkey

Among singers born in Turkey, Kayahan ranks 15Before him are Sertab Erener (1964), Hande Yener (1973), Mustafa Sandal (1970), Şivan Perwer (1955), Serhat (1964), and Kenan Doğulu (1974). After him are Mahsun Kırmızıgül (1969), Sibel Can (1970), Candan Erçetin (1963), Serdar Ortaç (1970), Demet Akalın (1972), and Yıldız Tilbe (1966).