Kris Kristofferson

1936 - Today

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Kristoffer Kristofferson (born June 22, 1936) is an American retired country singer, songwriter, and actor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kris Kristofferson has received more than 18,040,289 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Kris Kristofferson is the 211th most popular singer (down from 134th in 2019), the 1,344th most popular biography from United States (down from 860th in 2019) and the 72nd most popular American Singer.

Kris Kristofferson is most famous for his song "Me and Bobby McGee."

Memorability Metrics

  • 18M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 60.74

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 51

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.37

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.77

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Kris Kristoffersons by language

Over the past year Kris Kristofferson has had the most page views in the with 2,880,338 views, followed by German (180,908), and Spanish (79,488). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Latvian (343.41%), Simple English (340.94%), and Sardinian (61.70%)


Among singers, Kris Kristofferson ranks 211 out of 4,381Before him are Ben E. King, Mahalia Jackson, Dr. Dre, Mariska Veres, Britney Spears, and Asmahan. After him are Caterina Valente, Mylène Farmer, Boris Christoff, Etta James, Chavela Vargas, and George Benson.

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Among people born in 1936, Kris Kristofferson ranks 64Before him are Dražan Jerković, Valerie Solanas, Carla Bley, J. Michael Bishop, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, and Infanta Pilar, Duchess of Badajoz. After him are Alan J. Heeger, François Pinault, Gianni Vattimo, Don Cherry, Hideki Shirakawa, and Engelbert Humperdinck.

Others Born in 1936

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kris Kristofferson ranks 1,344 out of 20,380Before him are Britney Spears (1981), Adam West (1928), Richard Farnsworth (1920), Richard Donner (1930), John Foster Dulles (1888), and Ben Gazzara (1930). After him are John F. Kennedy Jr. (1960), Anthony Mann (1906), Robin Wright (1966), Norman Schwarzkopf Jr. (1934), Anne Rice (1941), and Alan J. Heeger (1936).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Kris Kristofferson ranks 72Before him are Anastacia (1968), Dionne Warwick (1940), Ben E. King (1938), Mahalia Jackson (1911), Dr. Dre (1965), and Britney Spears (1981). After him are Etta James (1938), George Benson (1943), George Strait (1952), Neil Diamond (1941), Phil Ochs (1940), and Kim Carnes (1945).