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Neil Harbisson

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Neil Harbisson (27 July 1982) is a Catalan-raised British-Irish-American cyborg artist and activist for transpecies rights. He is best known for being the first person in the world with an antenna implanted in his skull. Since 2004, international media has described him as the world's first legally recognised cyborg and as the world's first cyborg artist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Neil Harbisson has received more than 1,242,273 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Neil Harbisson is the 79th most popular artist (down from 76th in 2019), the 2,090th most popular biography from Spain (down from 1,909th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Spanish Artist.

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Among artists, Neil Harbisson ranks 79 out of 78Before him are Borka Pavićević, Tyrus Wong, John Butler Yeats, Vanessa Beecroft, Peter Sellars, and Rachel Whiteread. After him are Oksana Shachko, Petr Pavlensky, Abel Azcona, and Grayson Perry.

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Among people born in 1984, Neil Harbisson ranks 334Before him are Meghan McCain, Eddie Alvarez, Robert Harting, Zlatko Dedić, Valtteri Filppula, and Gonzalo Bergessio. After him are Sunil Chhetri, Daniel Siebert, Zhu Zhu, Seung-Hui Cho, Cédric Sorhaindo, and Amber Rayne.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Neil Harbisson ranks 2,090 out of 2,932Before him are Javier Otxoa (1974), Mikel Lasa (1971), Màxim Huerta (1971), Itzan Escamilla (1997), Mina El Hammani (1993), and Toni Elías (1983). After him are Gaizka Garitano (1975), Gavi (2004), Igor Astarloa (1976), Pilar López de Ayala (1978), Paco Camarasa (1967), and Óscar Sevilla (1976).

Among ARTISTS In Spain

Among artists born in Spain, Neil Harbisson ranks 2Before him are Jusepe de Ribera (1591). After him are Abel Azcona (1988).

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