Malcolm McLaren

1946 - 2010

Photo of Malcolm McLaren

Icon of person Malcolm McLaren

Malcolm Robert Andrew McLaren (22 January 1946 – 8 April 2010) was an English fashion designer and music manager. He was a promoter and a manager for punk rock and new wave bands such as New York Dolls, Sex Pistols, Adam and the Ants, and Bow Wow Wow, and was an early commercial architect of the punk subculture. McLaren was brought up by his grandmother after his father, Peter, left the family home. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Malcolm McLaren has received more than 3,434,067 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Malcolm McLaren is the 388th most popular singer (down from 374th in 2019), the 1,337th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,417th in 2019) and the 46th most popular British Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 3.4M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 57.22

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.20

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.35

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Malcolm McLarens by language

Over the past year Malcolm McLaren has had the most page views in the with 334,601 views, followed by Japanese (28,382), and German (28,064). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Basque (287.25%), Persian (127.40%), and Southern Azerbaijani (77.41%)


Among singers, Malcolm McLaren ranks 388 out of 4,381Before him are Seal, Ahmet Kaya, Jessye Norman, Cissy Houston, Senesino, and Denny Doherty. After him are Jisoo, Selena Gomez, Brenda Lee, Carly Simon, Gary Brooker, and Justin Bieber.

Most Popular Singers in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1946, Malcolm McLaren ranks 162Before him are Jan Kodeš, Francisco Varela, Queen Saleha of Brunei, Tony Levin, Fernando Filoni, and Giuseppe Sinopoli. After him are Ivan Reitman, Petre Roman, Hanan Ashrawi, Martin Kove, Donovan, and Brigitte Fossey. Among people deceased in 2010, Malcolm McLaren ranks 73Before him are Archduke Rudolf of Austria, Satoshi Kon, Solomon Burke, Martin Gardner, Iskandar of Johor, and Fess Parker. After him are Günter Behnisch, Alexander McQueen, Teddy Scholten, Laurent Fignon, Johan Ferrier, and Peter Graves.

Others Born in 1946

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 2010

Go to all Rankings

In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Malcolm McLaren ranks 1,337 out of 8,785Before him are Margaret Stewart, Dauphine of France (1424), Blanche of Lancaster (1345), Michael Houghton (1949), John Russell Hind (1823), Victor Turner (1920), and Edward Walter Maunder (1851). After him are Horace Walpole (1717), James Glaisher (1809), Paul Scholes (1974), Thomas Tew (1649), George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen (1784), and Anne Perry (1938).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Malcolm McLaren ranks 46Before him are Dusty Springfield (1939), Jon Anderson (1944), David Byron (1947), Shirley Bassey (1937), Albert Hammond (1944), and Seal (1963). After him are Gary Brooker (1945), Christine McVie (1943), Sandie Shaw (1947), Vera Lynn (1917), Maggie Reilly (1956), and Boy George (1961).