Lynsey de Paul

1948 - 2014

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Lynsey de Paul (born Lyndsey Monckton Rubin; 11 June 1948 – 1 October 2014) was an English singer-songwriter and producer. After initially writing hits for others, she had her own chart hits in the UK and Europe in the 1970s, starting with UK top 10 single "Sugar Me", and became the first British female artist to achieve a number one with a self-written song (in 1972 in Belgium, Spain and The Netherlands). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lynsey de Paul has received more than 1,624,272 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Lynsey de Paul is the 1,746th most popular singer (down from 1,672nd in 2019), the 4,664th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,503rd in 2019) and the 184th most popular British Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 44.57

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.97

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Lynsey de Pauls by language

Over the past year Lynsey de Paul has had the most page views in the with 210,485 views, followed by Dutch (9,354), and German (9,335). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Estonian (72.77%), Esperanto (56.57%), and French (23.90%)


Among singers, Lynsey de Paul ranks 1,746 out of 4,381Before her are Charles Brown, Long John Baldry, Alan Jackson, Steve Lawrence, Linn Berggren, and Hanka Bielicka. After her are Alessia Cara, Lu Han, Arjen Anthony Lucassen, Jihyo, Maluma, and Concha Buika.

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Among people born in 1948, Lynsey de Paul ranks 589Before her are Wadih Sa'adeh, Mimi Kennedy, Carlos Ruiz, Tubilandu Ndimbi, Joan D. Vinge, and Vítězslav Mácha. After her are Vassilios Skouris, Jean-Pierre Haigneré, Bonfoh Abass, Rosemary Casals, Lydie Salvayre, and Julia Donaldson. Among people deceased in 2014, Lynsey de Paul ranks 435Before her are Aulis Rytkönen, Malik Bendjelloul, Nanda, Ibrahim Touré, Tivadar Monostori, and Rik Mayall. After her are Gérard Kango Ouédraogo, Holger Hansson, Mark Strand, Thomas Berger, Irma Heijting-Schuhmacher, and Toimi Alatalo.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Lynsey de Paul ranks 4,664 out of 8,785Before her are Micky Moody (1950), Alice Greene (1879), Pete Doherty (1979), Rik Mayall (1958), Dev Patel (1990), and David Garnett (1892). After her are Major Ritchie (1870), John Roebuck (1718), David Hampshire (1917), Charles Kent (1852), John McNally (1932), and Stephen Leacock (1869).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Lynsey de Paul ranks 184Before her are Sophie Ellis-Bextor (1979), Paul Carrack (1951), John Farnham (1949), Heather Harper (1930), Tom Odell (1990), and Long John Baldry (1941). After her are Alex Kapranos (1972), Simon Fuller (1960), Tommy Steele (1936), MF Doom (1971), Dana Rosemary Scallon (1951), and George Ezra (1993).