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Saul Hudson (born July 23, 1965), better known as Slash, is a British-American musician who is best known as the lead guitarist of the American hard rock band Guns N' Roses, with whom he achieved worldwide success in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Slash has received critical acclaim and is considered one of the greatest guitarists in history.Born in Hampstead, London, Slash moved to Los Angeles with his father when he was five years old. His parents were both active in the entertainment industry; he was given the nickname "Slash" as a child by actor Seymour Cassel. In 1983 he joined the glam metal band Hollywood Rose, then in 1985 he joined Guns N' Roses (which was composed of former members of Hollywood Rose and L.A. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Slash has received more than 393,333 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Slash is the 250th most popular musician (down from 229th in 2019), the 969th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 898th in 2019) and the 57th most popular British Musician.

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  • 390k

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  • 59.44

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 57

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.91

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.41

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Slash ranks 250 out of 2,662Before him are Eddie Van Halen, Heinrich Neuhaus, Gianna Nannini, Franz Berwald, Henryk Szeryng, and Joe Zawinul. After him are Lars Ulrich, Paul Wittgenstein, Wanda Landowska, Ian Curtis, Sonny Rollins, and Art Blakey.

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Among people born in 1965, Slash ranks 30Before him are Shamil Basayev, Waris Dirie, Ben Stiller, Viola Davis, Hans-Dieter Flick, and Fumihito, Prince Akishino. After him are Diane Lane, Linda Evangelista, Moby, Sophie, Countess of Wessex, Nicholas Sparks, and Michael Bay.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Slash ranks 969 out of 7,765Before him are Eugen d'Albert (1864), Robbie Williams (1974), John Pople (1925), Edward Kelley (1555), Harold Lowe (1882), and John Dunstaple (1390). After him are Ian Curtis (1956), Herbert C. Brown (1912), James Anderson (1680), Denholm Elliott (1922), Flinders Petrie (1853), and Princess Hélène of Orléans (1871).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Slash ranks 57Before him are Ken Hensley (1945), John Mayall (1933), Keith Moon (1946), John McLaughlin (1942), Steve Harris (1956), and Karl Jenkins (1944). After him are Ian Curtis (1956), Cozy Powell (1947), Roger Daltrey (1944), Alan Parsons (1948), PJ Harvey (1969), and Rick Astley (1966).

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