Paul McCartney

1942 - Today

Paul McCartney

Sir James Paul McCartney (born 18 June 1942) is an English singer, songwriter, musician, and record and film producer who gained worldwide fame as co-lead vocalist and bassist for the Beatles. His songwriting partnership with John Lennon remains the most successful in history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul McCartney has received more than 20,813,677 page views. His biography is available in 112 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 11th most popular musician.

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  • 21M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 75.99

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 112

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.38

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.01

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Paul McCartney ranks 11 out of 2,258Before him are Niccolò Paganini, Michael Jackson, Bob Dylan, Madonna, Jimi Hendrix, and Louis Armstrong. After him are Leonard Cohen, Leopold Mozart, Elton John, Ray Charles, Arcangelo Corelli, and George Harrison.

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Among people born in 1942, Paul McCartney ranks 6Before him are Muhammad Ali, Stephen Hawking, Muammar Gaddafi, Amitabh Bachchan, and Jimi Hendrix. After him are Eusébio, Harrison Ford, Ratko Mladić, Hu Jintao, Martin Scorsese, and Barbra Streisand.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Paul McCartney ranks 68 out of 5,347Before him are Edward Jenner (1749), Elizabeth Taylor (1932), Ragnar Lodbrok (null), John Dee (1527), William of Ockham (1285), and Harold Harefoot (1016). After him are James VI and I (1566), Guy Fawkes (1570), Charles Babbage (1791), Roger Bacon (1220), Alex Ferguson (1941), and Charles, Prince of Wales (1948).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Paul McCartney ranks 2Before him are John Lennon (1940). After him are Elton John (1947), George Harrison (1943), Ringo Starr (1940), Brian May (1947), Mark Knopfler (1949), Eric Clapton (1945), Cat Stevens (1948), Bon Scott (1946), Jeff Beck (1944), and Sting (1951).