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Stephen Gately

1976 - 2009

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Stephen Patrick David Gately (17 March 1976 – 10 October 2009) was an Irish singer, who, with Ronan Keating, was co-lead singer of the pop group Boyzone; all of Boyzone's studio albums during Gately's lifetime hit number one in the United Kingdom, their third being their most successful internationally. With Boyzone, Gately had a record-breaking sixteen consecutive singles enter the top five of the UK Singles Chart. He performed for millions of fans globally. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stephen Gately has received more than 3,750,429 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Stephen Gately is the 1,960th most popular singer (down from 1,829th in 2019), the 324th most popular biography from Ireland (down from 302nd in 2019) and the 12th most popular Irish Singer.

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Among singers, Stephen Gately ranks 1,960 out of 3,528Before him are Lena Philipsson, Sergej Ćetković, Beth Ditto, Park Bom, Jimmy Dean, and Barrett Strong. After him are Soraya Arnelas, Shohreh, Porter Wagoner, Derrick Green, Gary, and Geoff Tate.

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Among people born in 1976, Stephen Gately ranks 255Before him are Maxim Galkin, Cristian Brocchi, Booba, Laura Alonso, Yang Yang, and Sergej Ćetković. After him are Claire Williams, Peter Gade, Brendan Hines, Joe Odagiri, Juanfran, and Kate Morton. Among people deceased in 2009, Stephen Gately ranks 332Before him are Sidney Wood, Rolf Rüssmann, Charles W. Juels, Elizaveta Mukasei, Lucy Gordon, and Ilya Piatetski-Shapiro. After him are Louie Bellson, Anna-Maria Müller, Jane Randolph, Ruth Ford, Ken Henry, and Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Stephen Gately ranks 324 out of 501Before him are Joseph Plunkett (1887), Ronan Keating (1977), Ray McAnally (1926), Johnny Giles (1940), Seán Mac Diarmada (1883), and Mabel Cahill (1863). After him are William Smith O'Brien (1803), Nahum Tate (1652), Christy Moore (1945), Duncan Hamilton (1920), Jack Lynch (1917), and Dave Allen (1936).

Among SINGERS In Ireland

Among singers born in Ireland, Stephen Gately ranks 12Before him are Luke Kelly (1940), Damien Rice (1973), Andrea Corr (1974), Róisín Murphy (1973), Charlie McGettigan (1950), and Niall Horan (1993). After him are Christy Moore (1945), Glen Hansard (1970), Nicky Byrne (1978), Paul Harrington (1960), Shane Filan (1979), and Niamh Kavanagh (1968).

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