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Ringo Starr

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Sir Richard Starkey (born 7 July 1940), known professionally as Ringo Starr, is an English musician, singer, songwriter and actor who achieved international fame as the drummer for the Beatles. Starr occasionally sang lead vocals with the group, usually for one song on each album, including "Yellow Submarine" and "With a Little Help from My Friends". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ringo Starr has received more than 20,291,659 page views. His biography is available in 96 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 92 in 2019). Ringo Starr is the 23rd most popular musician (down from 12th in 2019), the 156th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 83rd in 2019) and the 7th most popular British Musician.

Ringo Starr is most famous for being a member of the Beatles, as well as his solo career.

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  • 20M

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  • 72.39

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  • 96

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  • 4.57

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  • 6.37

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Ringo Starr ranks 23 out of 2,662Before him are Ray Charles, Brian May, Jean-Michel Jarre, Charlie Watts, George Harrison, and Władysław Szpilman. After him are Arthur Rubinstein, Mark Knopfler, Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, Scatman John, and Bon Scott.

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Among people born in 1940, Ringo Starr ranks 10Before him are John Lennon, Margrethe II of Denmark, Nursultan Nazarbayev, Chuck Norris, Constantine II of Greece, and Saparmurat Niyazov. After him are Michael Gambon, Bartholomew I of Constantinople, Burhanuddin Rabbani, Frank Zappa, Carlos Slim, and Muhammad Yunus.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ringo Starr ranks 156 out of 7,765Before him are Ian Fleming (1908), Alfred Marshall (1842), John Logie Baird (1888), Henry IV of England (1367), Thomas Young (1773), and James Chadwick (1891). After him are Anne, Queen of Great Britain (1665), Saint Patrick (385), Mark Knopfler (1949), Aleister Crowley (1875), Arthur C. Clarke (1917), and Judi Dench (1934).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Ringo Starr ranks 7Before him are John Lennon (1940), Elton John (1947), Paul McCartney (1942), Brian May (1947), Charlie Watts (1941), and George Harrison (1943). After him are Mark Knopfler (1949), Eric Clapton (1945), Keith Richards (1943), Bon Scott (1946), Jeff Beck (1944), and Roger Taylor (1949).

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