Steve Harris

1956 - Today

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Stephen Percy Harris (born 12 March 1956) is an English musician, best known as the bassist, keyboardist, backing vocalist, primary songwriter and founder/leader of heavy metal band Iron Maiden. He has been the band's only constant member since their inception in 1975 and, along with guitarist Dave Murray, the only member to appear on every album. Harris has a recognisable and popular style of bass playing, particularly the "gallop" which can be found on many Iron Maiden recordings, such as the singles "Run to the Hills" and "The Trooper". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Steve Harris has received more than 54,114 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia. Steve Harris is the 262nd most popular musician (down from 239th in 2019), the 941st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 922nd in 2019) and the 56th most popular British Musician.

Steve Harris is most famous for being the bassist and songwriter for the heavy metal band Iron Maiden.

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  • 54k

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  • 60.07

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 49

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.44

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.67

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Steve Harrises by language

Over the past year Steve Harris has had the most page views in the with 66,726 views, followed by German (62,682), and French (34,605). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are West Frisian (128.39%), Malagasy (86.83%), and Ido (81.33%)


Among musicians, Steve Harris ranks 262 out of 3,175Before him are Bob Klose, Toots Thielemans, Henryk Szeryng, Karl Jenkins, Heinrich Neuhaus, and Paul Stanley. After him are Billy Idol, Eddie Van Halen, J. J. Cale, Narciso Yepes, Dolores O'Riordan, and Louis Vierne.

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Among people born in 1956, Steve Harris ranks 46Before him are Imelda Staunton, Eric Roberts, Marc Dutroux, Alexey Pajitnov, Danny Boyle, and Larry Bird. After him are Min Aung Hlaing, Maria Teresa, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Guido van Rossum, Anthony Bourdain, Ian Curtis, and Bakir Izetbegović.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Steve Harris ranks 941 out of 8,785Before him are Rosamunde Pilcher (1924), Thomas Lipton (1848), Orlando Bloom (1977), Richard Stone (1913), Guy Ritchie (1968), and Arthur Drewry (1891). After him are Frederick Fleet (1887), Andrew Lloyd Webber (1948), Kristin Scott Thomas (1960), Billy Idol (1955), Denis Thatcher (1915), and Alexander, Crown Prince of Yugoslavia (1945).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Steve Harris ranks 56Before him are Cliff Williams (1949), Alan Parsons (1948), Ian Stewart (1938), Mick Taylor (1949), Bob Klose (1945), and Karl Jenkins (1944). After him are Billy Idol (1955), PJ Harvey (1969), Keith Moon (1946), Slash (1965), Roger Daltrey (1944), and Ian Curtis (1956).