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Keith Richards

1943 - Today

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Keith Richards (born 18 December 1943), often referred to during the 1960s and 1970s as Keith Richard, is an English musician and songwriter who has achieved international fame as the co-founder, guitarist, secondary vocalist, and co-principal songwriter of the Rolling Stones. His songwriting partnership with Mick Jagger is one of the most successful in history. His career spans over six decades, and his guitar playing style has been a trademark of the Rolling Stones throughout the band's career. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Keith Richards has received more than 12,607,211 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Keith Richards is the 27th most popular musician (up from 36th in 2019), the 173rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 220th in 2019) and the 10th most popular British Musician.

Keith Richards is most famous for being a founding member of the Rolling Stones, and for his guitar playing.

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  • 13M

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  • 71.75

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  • 62

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.99

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.32

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Keith Richards ranks 27 out of 2,662Before him are George Harrison, Władysław Szpilman, Ringo Starr, Arthur Rubinstein, Mark Knopfler, and Eric Clapton. After him are Scatman John, Bon Scott, Martha Argerich, Miles Davis, Jeff Beck, and Frank Zappa.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1943, Keith Richards ranks 14Before him are Sharon Tate, Mick Jagger, Bobby Fischer, Queen Silvia of Sweden, George Harrison, and Vangelis. After him are Ben Kingsley, Joe Pesci, Toto Cutugno, Albano Carrisi, Roger Waters, and Sadako Sasaki.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Keith Richards ranks 173 out of 7,765Before him are Jason Statham (1967), Howard Carter (1874), John Milton (1608), Brian Johnson (1947), Bernard Montgomery (1887), and Edward the Elder (871). After him are Francis Crick (1916), Arthur, Prince of Wales (1486), Bon Scott (1946), Helen Mirren (1945), Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank (1935), and Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury (1830).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Keith Richards ranks 10Before him are Brian May (1947), Charlie Watts (1941), George Harrison (1943), Ringo Starr (1940), Mark Knopfler (1949), and Eric Clapton (1945). After him are Bon Scott (1946), Jeff Beck (1944), Roger Taylor (1949), Cat Stevens (1948), Brian Jones (1942), and John Deacon (1951).

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