Rush Limbaugh

1951 - 2021

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Rush Hudson Limbaugh III ( LIM-baw; January 12, 1951 – February 17, 2021) was an American conservative political commentator who was the host of The Rush Limbaugh Show, which first aired in 1984 and was nationally syndicated on AM and FM radio stations from 1988 until his death in 2021. Limbaugh became one of the most prominent conservative voices in the United States during the 1990s and hosted a national television show from 1992 to 1996. He was among the most highly paid figures in American radio history; in 2018 Forbes listed his earnings at $84.5 million. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rush Limbaugh has received more than 11,211,397 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia. Rush Limbaugh is the 43rd most popular presenter (down from 38th in 2019), the 7,047th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,661st in 2019) and the 25th most popular American Presenter.

Memorability Metrics

  • 11M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 47.49

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 39

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.81

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.46

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Rush Limbaughs by language

Over the past year Rush Limbaugh has had the most page views in the with 599,087 views, followed by German (17,622), and Spanish (9,825). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (118.87%), Southern Azerbaijani (77.47%), and Esperanto (35.58%)


Among presenters, Rush Limbaugh ranks 43 out of 143Before him are Jô Soares, Bassem Youssef, Joey Bishop, Benny Hinn, Casey Kasem, and Helga Vlahović. After him are Regis Philbin, Igor Kirillov, Stefan Raab, Jimmy Kimmel, Alex Trebek, and Rosario Fiorello.

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Among people born in 1951, Rush Limbaugh ranks 361Before him are Marsha Ivins, Andranik Eskandarian, Hans-Jürgen Dörner, Donato Bilancia, Andris Bērziņš, and Luc Ferry. After him are Alfonso Portillo, Yardena Arazi, Ali Farzat, Shoshana Zuboff, Lin Chuan, and Zhaksylyk Ushkempirov. Among people deceased in 2021, Rush Limbaugh ranks 404Before him are Valentin Afonin, Michael Somare, Alber Elbaz, Richard Marcinko, Ivo Trumbić, and Aydin Ibrahimov. After him are Christa Stubnick, Uta Ranke-Heinemann, Ryszard Szurkowski, Fayez Tarawneh, Alex Cord, and Captain Tom.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Rush Limbaugh ranks 7,047 out of 20,380Before him are Arthur Harnden (1924), Joshua Chamberlain (1828), Ron Ely (1938), Tom Heinsohn (1934), Joe Ranft (1960), and Big E (1986). After him are Joanna Russ (1937), Dave Navarro (1967), Daphne Zuniga (1962), Marion Jones (1975), Gary Locke (1950), and David A. R. White (1970).

Among PRESENTERS In United States

Among presenters born in United States, Rush Limbaugh ranks 25Before him are Conan O'Brien (1963), Phil McGraw (1950), Jon Stewart (1962), Steve Allen (1921), Joey Bishop (1918), and Casey Kasem (1932). After him are Regis Philbin (1931), Jimmy Kimmel (1967), Stephen Colbert (1964), Huell Howser (1945), Walter Winchell (1897), and Charlie Rose (1942).