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Manuel Uribe

1965 - 2014

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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 849,013 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Manuel Uribe is the 66th most popular celebrity (down from 62nd in 2019), the 100th most popular biography from Mexico (down from 96th in 2019) and the most popular Mexican Celebrity.

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  • 850k

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  • 54.60

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.13

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.74

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among celebrities, Manuel Uribe ranks 66 out of 181Before him are Guy de Rothschild, Isabel Preysler, Annie Oakley, Barbara Hutton, Lizzie Borden, and Paris Hilton. After him are Maria von Trapp, Madeleine Astor, Ota Benga, Wil van Gogh, Bep Voskuijl, and Christine Keeler.

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Among people born in 1965, Manuel Uribe ranks 66Before him are Andrea M. Ghez, Zakir Naik, Lennox Lewis, Jan-Ove Waldner, Valeria Golino, and Shania Twain. After him are Kristin Davis, Satoshi Tajiri, KRS-One, William Zabka, Melissa McBride, and Yahya Jammeh. Among people deceased in 2014, Manuel Uribe ranks 122Before him are Ana María Matute, Wolfhart Pannenberg, Tommy Ramone, Andrea de Cesaris, Marina Ginestà, and Billy Milligan. After him are Kim Song-ae, Assi Dayan, Karlheinz Deschner, Marie Dubois, Donatas Banionis, and Cristina Deutekom.

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Among people born in Mexico, Manuel Uribe ranks 100 out of 585Before him are Adolfo de la Huerta (1881), El Santo (1917), Jorge Campos (1966), Jacob Bekenstein (1947), Lupe Vélez (1908), and Juan Gabriel (1950). After him are Jorge Negrete (1910), Juan Ruiz de Alarcón (1581), Armando Manzanero (1935), Bernard Francis Law (1931), Laura Esquivel (1950), and Antonio Aguilar (1919).


Among celebrities born in Mexico, Manuel Uribe ranks 1After him are Ximena Navarrete (1988), Andrea Meza (1994), and Vanessa Ponce (1992).