Louis Armstrong

1901 - 1971

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Louis Daniel Armstrong (August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971), nicknamed "Satchmo", "Satch", and "Pops", was an American trumpeter and vocalist. He was among the most influential figures in jazz. His career spanned five decades and several eras in the history of jazz. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis Armstrong has received more than 13,563,338 page views. His biography is available in 137 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 131 in 2019). Louis Armstrong is the 9th most popular musician (down from 7th in 2019), the 90th most popular biography from United States (down from 56th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular American Musician.

Louis Armstrong was a jazz trumpeter and singer. He was most famous for his scat singing, or singing without words.

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  • 14M

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  • 76.26

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 137

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.96

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.54

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Louis Armstrongs by language

Over the past year Louis Armstrong has had the most page views in the with 1,711,374 views, followed by Spanish (203,047), and French (197,285). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are North Frisian (55,300.00%), (3,592.31%), and Azerbaijani (369.21%)


Among musicians, Louis Armstrong ranks 9 out of 3,175Before him are Paul McCartney, Freddie Mercury, Franz Liszt, Niccolò Paganini, John Lennon, and Clara Schumann. After him are Bob Dylan, Elton John, Jimi Hendrix, Madonna, George Harrison, and Leonard Cohen.

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Among people born in 1901, Louis Armstrong ranks 7Before him are Hirohito, Walt Disney, Werner Heisenberg, Marlene Dietrich, Enrico Fermi, and Leopold III of Belgium. After him are Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia, Jacques Lacan, Sukarno, Fulgencio Batista, Ngo Dinh Diem, and Linus Pauling. Among people deceased in 1971, Louis Armstrong ranks 4Before him are Nikita Khrushchev, Coco Chanel, and Igor Stravinsky. After him are Jim Morrison, Paul Karrer, György Lukács, Audie Murphy, Lawrence Bragg, Fernandel, Hermann Hoth, and Arne Tiselius.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Louis Armstrong ranks 90 out of 20,380Before him are John D. Rockefeller (1839), Martin Luther King Jr. (1929), Caitlyn Jenner (1949), Charles Manson (1934), Grace Hopper (1906), and Tina Turner (1939). After him are Samuel Morse (1791), Woodrow Wilson (1856), Jeff Bezos (1964), Vince McMahon (1945), Gerald Ford (1913), and John Jay (1745).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Louis Armstrong ranks 2Before him are Michael Jackson (1958). After him are Bob Dylan (1941), Jimi Hendrix (1942), Madonna (1958), Ray Charles (1930), Scatman John (1942), Frank Zappa (1940), Brian Wilson (1942), Chuck Berry (1926), Ronnie James Dio (1942), and Miles Davis (1926).