Manuel Uribe

1965 - 2014

Manuel Uribe

Manuel Uribe Garza (11 June 1965 – 26 May 2014) was a Mexican man who suffered from morbid obesity to one of the greatest extents known in recorded history. After reaching a peak weight of around 600 kg (1,300 lb) and having been unable to leave his bed since 2002, he lost approximately 230 kg (510 lb)—over one third of his body weight—with the help of doctors and nutritionists by February 2008. However, he died in his hometown on 26 May 2014 weighing 394 kg (869 lb).Uribe drew worldwide attention in January 2006, when he made an emotional plea on a Mexican television network that prompted both private and public assistance. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Manuel Uribe has received more than 628,901 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 54th most popular celebrity.

Memorability Metrics

  • 630k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 50.30

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.68

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.07

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among celebrities, Manuel Uribe ranks 65 out of 140Before him are Kim Ung-yong, Betsy Ross, María Capovilla, William Masters, Johnny Appleseed, and Christine Keeler. After him are Hana Brady, Kourtney Kardashian, Natascha Kampusch, Jon Brower Minnoch, Virginia Dare, and Sally Hemings.

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Among people born in 1965, Manuel Uribe ranks 73Before him are Damien Hirst, Zakir Naik, Vicky Vette, Sherilyn Fenn, Vahide Perçin, and Frank Grillo. After him are David Wenham, Lennox Lewis, Krist Novoselic, Angela Gheorghiu, Manuel Sanchís Hontiyuelo, and Darko Pančev. Among people deceased in 2014, Manuel Uribe ranks 157Before him are Vasiľ Biľak, Marie Dubois, Alexander Shulgin, Knut Nystedt, Vaçe Zela, and Carmelo Simeone. After him are Anatoly Berezovoy, Durdy Bayramov, Tomaž Šalamun, Peret, Marco Cé, and James R. Schlesinger.

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Among people born in Mexico, Manuel Uribe ranks 121 out of 344Before him are Francisco León de la Barra (1863), Valentín Gómez Farías (1781), Ignacio Allende (1769), José Vasconcelos (1882), Francisco S. Carvajal (1870), and Juan Álvarez (1790). After him are Ramon Novarro (1899), Cesar Millan (1969), Laura Esquivel (1950), Silvestre Revueltas (1899), Fernando Colunga (1966), and José José (1948).


Among celebrities born in Mexico, Manuel Uribe ranks 1After him are Ximena Navarrete (1988).

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