Lata Mangeshkar

1929 - 2022

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Lata Mangeshkar ([ləˈt̪aː məŋˈɡeːʃkər] ; born Hema Mangeshkar; 28 September 1929 – 6 February 2022) was an Indian playback singer and occasional music composer. She is considered to be one of the greatest and most influential singers of the Indian subcontinent. Her voice was one of the unifying elements of the people of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lata Mangeshkar has received more than 16,740,654 page views. Her biography is available in 75 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 70 in 2019). Lata Mangeshkar is the 88th most popular singer (up from 108th in 2019), the 60th most popular biography from India (up from 78th in 2019) and the most popular Indian Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 17M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 66.64

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 75

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.65

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.53

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Lata Mangeshkar has had the most page views in the with 1,062,701 views, followed by Hindi (449,252), and Marathi (49,240). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Hebrew (278.13%), Croatian (171.85%), and Maithili (116.56%)


Among singers, Lata Mangeshkar ranks 88 out of 4,381Before her are Gwen Stefani, Klaus Meine, Johnny Hallyday, Rihanna, Alla Pugacheva, and Françoise Hardy. After her are Anatoliy Solovianenko, Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor, Teresa Teng, Steven Tyler, and Harry Belafonte.

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Among people born in 1929, Lata Mangeshkar ranks 34Before her are James Hong, Sam Nujoma, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Isamu Akasaki, Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, and Rudolf Mössbauer. After her are Chet Baker, Hafizullah Amin, Zdzisław Beksiński, Babrak Karmal, Ursula K. Le Guin, and Lennart Meri. Among people deceased in 2022, Lata Mangeshkar ranks 30Before her are Uwe Seeler, Kane Tanaka, Sidney Poitier, Dietrich Mateschitz, Thích Nhất Hạnh, and Angela Lansbury. After her are Peter Brook, Wolfgang Petersen, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, Bruno Latour, Mylène Demongeot, and Ray Liotta.

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In India

Among people born in India, Lata Mangeshkar ranks 60 out of 1,861Before her are Vallabhbhai Patel (1875), Harsha (590), Vyasa (-390), Atal Bihari Vajpayee (1924), Zubin Mehta (1936), and Radha (null). After her are Premchand (1880), Bahadur Shah Zafar (1775), Guru Gobind Singh (1666), Aśvaghoṣa (80), Mumtaz Mahal (1593), and Padmasambhava (717).

Among SINGERS In India

Among singers born in India, Lata Mangeshkar ranks 1After her are Engelbert Humperdinck (1936), Kishore Kumar (1929), Mohammed Rafi (1924), M. S. Subbulakshmi (1916), Asha Bhosle (1933), Udit Narayan (1955), S. P. Balasubrahmanyam (1946), Jagjit Singh (1941), Bhimsen Joshi (1922), Girija Devi (1929), and Gangubai Hangal (1913).