Steve Irwin

1962 - 2006

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Stephen Robert Irwin (22 February 1962 – 4 September 2006), nicknamed "The Crocodile Hunter", was an Australian zookeeper, conservationist, television personality, wildlife expert, and environmentalist. Irwin grew up around crocodiles and other reptiles and was educated on them by his father Bob. He achieved worldwide fame from the television series The Crocodile Hunter (1996–2007), an internationally broadcast wildlife documentary series that he co-hosted with his wife Terri. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Steve Irwin has received more than 19,320,260 page views. His biography is available in 76 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 73 in 2019). Steve Irwin is the 5th most popular presenter (down from 3rd in 2019), the 16th most popular biography from Australia (down from 7th in 2019) and the most popular Australian Presenter.

Steve Irwin was a wildlife expert and conservationist who was known for his television show "The Crocodile Hunter." He was killed by a stingray in 2006.

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  • 19M

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  • 71.91

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  • 76

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.92

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.12

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among presenters, Steve Irwin ranks 5 out of 109Before him are Jay Leno, Oprah Winfrey, David Attenborough, and Hebe Camargo. After him are Henry Rollins, Fred Rogers, Larry King, Alex Jones, David Letterman, Bear Grylls, and Anna Moffo.

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Among people born in 1962, Steve Irwin ranks 12Before him are Frank Rijkaard, Demi Moore, Jodie Foster, Nicolás Maduro, Ralph Fiennes, and Abdullah II of Jordan. After him are Olga Tokarczuk, David Fincher, Jon Bon Jovi, Sandra, Alexander Litvinenko, and Clyde Drexler. Among people deceased in 2006, Steve Irwin ranks 33Before him are John Kenneth Galbraith, Nam June Paik, Johannes Rau, Lennart Meri, Muriel Spark, and Jack Palance. After him are Telmo Zarra, P. W. Botha, Markus Wolf, Melvin Schwartz, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, and Bülent Ecevit.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Steve Irwin ranks 16 out of 790Before him are Cate Blanchett (1969), Chris Hemsworth (1983), Rod Laver (1938), Colleen McCullough (1937), Truganini (1812), and Julian Assange (1971). After him are Alexander Prokhorov (1916), Hugh Jackman (1968), Ned Kelly (1855), Peter Singer (1946), V. Gordon Childe (1892), and Margot Robbie (1990).

Among PRESENTERS In Australia

Among presenters born in Australia, Steve Irwin ranks 1After him are Nick Vujicic (1982) and Bindi Irwin (1998).