Peter Green

1946 - 2020

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Peter Allen Greenbaum (29 October 1946 – 25 July 2020), known professionally as Peter Green, was an English blues rock singer-songwriter and guitarist. As the founder of Fleetwood Mac, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998. Green founded Fleetwood Mac in 1967 after a stint in John Mayall's Bluesbreakers and quickly established the new band as a popular live act in addition to a successful recording act, before departing in 1970. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Green has received more than 130,094 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Peter Green is the 325th most popular singer (down from 277th in 2019), the 1,173rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,128th in 2019) and the 34th most popular British Singer.

Peter Green is most famous for founding Fleetwood Mac. He was the guitarist and vocalist of the band, but he left in 1970 due to mental health issues.

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  • 130k

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  • 58.34

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  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.25

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  • 4.62

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among singers, Peter Green ranks 325 out of 4,381Before him are Željko Bebek, Carole King, Googoosh, Rod Evans, Jimmy Cliff, and Karen Carpenter. After him are Sarah Brightman, Youssou N'Dour, Hank Williams, Marc Bolan, Đorđe Balašević, and Loalwa Braz.

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Among people born in 1946, Peter Green ranks 133Before him are Robby Krieger, Brenda Blethyn, Ruth Fuchs, Kabir Bedi, Rodrigo Lara, and Lars Vilks. After him are Ahmed Faras, Raël, George Young, Nicole Garcia, François Bozizé, and Rebiya Kadeer. Among people deceased in 2020, Peter Green ranks 100Before him are Chadwick Boseman, Armen Dzhigarkhanyan, Shin Kyuk-ho, Stanley Ho, Ernesto Cardenal, and Gérard Houllier. After him are Florian Schneider, Jerry Stiller, Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, Otto Barić, Carl Reiner, and Lucio Urtubia.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Green ranks 1,173 out of 8,785Before him are Rosemary Harris (1927), Rod Evans (1947), Joan Plowright (1929), Stephen Harding (1059), Clive Granger (1934), and John Charles (1931). After him are Robert Hardy (1925), Glenda Jackson (1936), Sarah Brightman (1960), J. B. S. Haldane (1892), Stephen Fry (1957), and Marc Bolan (1947).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Peter Green ranks 34Before him are Shane MacGowan (1957), Victoria Beckham (1974), Glenn Hughes (1951), Robbie Williams (1974), Dave Gahan (1962), and Rod Evans (1947). After him are Sarah Brightman (1960), Marc Bolan (1947), Black (1962), Dave Evans (1953), Susan Boyle (1961), and Dusty Springfield (1939).