Ringo Starr

1940 - Today

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Sir Richard Starkey (born 7 July 1940), better known by his stage name Ringo Starr, is an English musician, singer, songwriter and actor who achieved international fame as the drummer for the Beatles. He 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 18,015,166 page views. His biography is available in 92 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 87 in 2019). Ringo Starr is the 12th most popular musician (up from 18th in 2019), the 83rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 115th in 2019) and the 3rd 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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Among musicians, Ringo Starr ranks 12 out of 2,675Before him are Michael Jackson, Louis Armstrong, Paul McCartney, Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, and Jimi Hendrix. After him are Leopold Mozart, Clara Schumann, George Harrison, Elton John, Arcangelo Corelli, and Madonna.

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Among people born in 1940, Ringo Starr ranks 6Before him are Pelé, Bruce Lee, John Lennon, Al Pacino, and Margrethe II of Denmark. After him are Chuck Norris, Constantine II of Greece, Michael Gambon, Carlos Slim, Muhammad Yunus, and Qaboos bin Said al Said.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ringo Starr ranks 83 out of 6,924Before him are Edward V of England (1470), Charles Babbage (1791), Jeremy Bentham (1748), Roger Bacon (1220), Edward II of England (1284), and William Harvey (1578). After him are George Stephenson (1781), Robert Louis Stevenson (1850), Emily Brontë (1818), Roger Moore (1927), David Livingstone (1813), and Walter Scott (1771).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Ringo Starr ranks 3Before him are John Lennon (1940) and Paul McCartney (1942). After him are George Harrison (1943), Elton John (1947), Brian May (1947), Cat Stevens (1948), Eric Clapton (1945), Mark Knopfler (1949), Jeff Beck (1944), Bon Scott (1946), and Keith Richards (1943).

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