Peter Hall

1930 - 2017

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Sir Peter Reginald Frederick Hall CBE (22 November 1930 – 11 September 2017) was an English theatre, opera and film director. His obituary in The Times declared him "the most important figure in British theatre for half a century" and on his death, a Royal National Theatre statement declared that Hall's "influence on the artistic life of Britain in the 20th century was unparalleled". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Hall has received more than 37,826 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Peter Hall is the 1,288th most popular film director (down from 1,211th in 2019), the 4,402nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,202nd in 2019) and the 96th most popular British Film Director.

Memorability Metrics

  • 38k

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  • 45.35

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.01

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.74

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Peter Halls by language

Over the past year Peter Hall has had the most page views in the with 7,924 views, followed by German (5,233), and French (4,601). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Greek (320.10%), Basque (108.48%), and Welsh (54.90%)


Among film directors, Peter Hall ranks 1,288 out of 2,041Before him are Richard Eyre, Hossein Shahabi, Kjell Grede, Ryusuke Hamaguchi, Céline Sciamma, and Georgy Tovstonogov. After him are Owen Roizman, Rian Johnson, Nikos Koundouros, Rafael Gil, Iosif Kheifits, and André Roosevelt.

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Among people born in 1930, Peter Hall ranks 495Before him are Lin Carter, Jean Brankart, Innes Ireland, Romano Bonagura, Herberto Hélder, and Heinz Schiller. After him are Robert Atkins, G. Gordon Liddy, Anthony Soter Fernandez, Paul-Émile de Souza, Michel Deguy, and Regīna Ezera. Among people deceased in 2017, Peter Hall ranks 442Before him are Pancho Segura, Raúl Córdoba, Nicolae Lupescu, Kjell Grede, Laurynas Stankevičius, and Yuriy Poyarkov. After him are Nikos Koundouros, Alain Jessua, Ferry Graf, R. C. Sproul, Graham Taylor, and Lee Yuan-tsu.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Hall ranks 4,402 out of 8,785Before him are Bill Nicholson (1919), Bob Glendenning (1888), Sophie Muller (1962), David Platt (1966), Gareth Barry (1981), and Paul Sandby (1725). After him are Curtis Jones (2001), Phil Foden (2000), Charles Allston Collins (1828), Sarah Douglas (1952), George E. P. Box (1919), and Victor Johnson (1883).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, Peter Hall ranks 96Before him are Duncan Jones (1971), Simon West (1961), Terry George (1952), Jon Amiel (1948), Tom Hooper (1972), and Richard Eyre (1943). After him are Steve McQueen (1969), Jonathan Lynn (1943), Sam Taylor-Johnson (1967), Michael Caton-Jones (1957), Mike Hodges (1932), and A. Edward Sutherland (1895).