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Mina Anna Maria Mazzini (born 25 March 1940) or Mina Anna Quaini (for the Swiss civil registry), known mononymously as Mina, is an Italian singer and actress. She was a staple of television variety shows and a dominant figure in Italian pop music from the 1960s to the mid-1970s, known for her three-octave vocal range, the agility of her soprano voice, and her image as an emancipated woman. In performance, Mina combined several modern styles with traditional Italian melodies and swing music, which made her the most versatile pop singer in Italian music. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mina has received more than 254,993 page views. Her biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Mina is the 116th most popular singer (up from 142nd in 2019), the 779th most popular biography from Italy (up from 932nd in 2019) and the 12th most popular Italian Singer.

Mina is most famous for being a port city on the southern coast of Tunisia. It is also known for its beaches and natural beauty.

Memorability Metrics

  • 250k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 64.94

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.46

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.76

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among singers, Mina ranks 116 out of 4,381Before her are Nina Hagen, Marie Fredriksson, Ariana Grande, Domenico Modugno, Sandra, and Dolly Parton. After her are Laura Branigan, Constanze Mozart, Eros Ramazzotti, Mercedes Sosa, Kenny Rogers, and Gigliola Cinquetti.

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Among people born in 1940, Mina ranks 47Before her are Tabaré Vázquez, Julie Christie, Paolo Borsellino, H. R. Giger, Andrzej Żuławski, and Denis Law. After her are Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Patrick Stewart, Nancy Pelosi, Burhanuddin Rabbani, Mario Andretti, and Eduardo Galeano.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Mina ranks 779 out of 5,161Before her are Giovanni Battista Belzoni (1778), Giovanni Paisiello (1740), Amalasuntha (495), Italo Balbo (1896), Agostino Carracci (1557), and Vannozza dei Cattanei (1442). After her are Maria Luisa of Spain (1745), Lorenzo Lotto (1480), Isabella of Aragon, Queen of France (1248), Tancred, King of Sicily (1138), Milo of Croton (-557), and Pope Benedict IV (860).

Among SINGERS In Italy

Among singers born in Italy, Mina ranks 12Before her are Albano Carrisi (1943), Andrea Bocelli (1958), Salvatore Adamo (1943), Renata Tebaldi (1922), Renata Scotto (1934), and Domenico Modugno (1928). After her are Eros Ramazzotti (1963), Gigliola Cinquetti (1947), Barbara Strozzi (1619), Mirella Freni (1935), Gianni Morandi (1944), and Beniamino Gigli (1890).