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Malcolm McLaren

1946 - 2010

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Malcolm Robert Andrew McLaren (22 January 1946 – 8 April 2010) was an English impresario, visual artist, singer, songwriter, musician, clothes designer and boutique owner, who combined these activities in an inventive and provocative way. He promoted and managed the bands New York Dolls, the Sex Pistols, and Bow Wow Wow. McLaren was brought up by his grandmother after his father, Peter, left the family home, and attended a number of British art colleges and adopted the stance of the social rebel in the style of French revolutionaries the Situationists. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Malcolm McLaren has received more than 3,145,787 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Malcolm McLaren is the 375th most popular singer (up from 409th in 2019), the 1,422nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,566th in 2019) and the 50th most popular British Singer.

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  • 56.08

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  • 26

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  • 4.34

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  • 3.14

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Malcolm McLaren ranks 375 out of 3,528Before him are Thalía, LP, Senesino, Selena, Dino Merlin, and Alpha Blondy. After him are Katy Perry, Harry Nilsson, Karen Carpenter, Henri Salvador, Liz Mitchell, and Black.

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Among people born in 1946, Malcolm McLaren ranks 153Before him are Duane Allman, Anthony Daniels, Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Brigitte Fossey, Patrick Head, and Joop Zoetemelk. After him are Giuseppe Sinopoli, George Young, Donovan, Norio Yoshimizu, Stig Blomqvist, and Francisco Varela. Among people deceased in 2010, Malcolm McLaren ranks 77Before him are Elisabeth Noelle-Neumann, Sigmar Polke, Nicolas Hayek, Muhammad Sayyid Tantawy, Andor Lilienthal, and Luis Corvalán. After him are Pierre Hadot, Irvin Kershner, Rue McClanahan, Bella Akhmadulina, Raymond Franz, and Peter Graves.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Malcolm McLaren ranks 1,422 out of 7,765Before him are Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin (1766), Brian Aldiss (1925), Claire Bloom (1931), Paul Rodgers (1949), Frederick Delius (1862), and Derek Jarman (1942). After him are Louise d'Orléans (1869), Greg Lake (1947), Michael Scot (1175), Christopher Isherwood (1904), Princess Augusta of Great Britain (1737), and Sydney Chaplin (1885).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Malcolm McLaren ranks 50Before him are Victoria Beckham (1974), Vera Lynn (1917), Dusty Springfield (1939), Seal (1963), Jon Anderson (1944), and Dave Evans (1953). After him are Black (1962), Maggie Reilly (1956), Andy Gibb (1958), Paul Di'Anno (1958), Francis Rossi (1949), and Ed Sheeran (1991).