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Steve Irwin

1962 - 2006

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Stephen Robert Irwin (22 February 1962 – 4 September 2006), known as "The Crocodile Hunter", was an Australian zookeeper, conservationist, television personality, wildlife educator, and environmentalist. Irwin grew up around crocodiles and other reptiles and was educated regarding them by his father, Bob. He achieved international fame in the late 1990s from the television series The Crocodile Hunter, 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 22,751,119 page views. His biography is available in 76 different languages on Wikipedia. Steve Irwin is the 4th most popular presenter (up from 5th in 2019), the 16th most popular biography from Australia 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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Among presenters, Steve Irwin ranks 4 out of 110Before him are Jay Leno, Oprah Winfrey, and David Attenborough. After him are Larry King, Hebe Camargo, Henry Rollins, Alex Jones, Bear Grylls, Fred Rogers, David Letterman, and Anna Moffo.

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Among people born in 1962, Steve Irwin ranks 12Before him are Frank Rijkaard, Ralph Fiennes, Ruud Gullit, Nicolás Maduro, Demi Moore, and David Fincher. After him are Jon Bon Jovi, Sandra, Alexander Litvinenko, Olga Tokarczuk, Steve Carell, and Abdullah II of Jordan. Among people deceased in 2006, Steve Irwin ranks 29Before him are Paul Mauriat, Clay Regazzoni, Giacinto Facchetti, Choi Kyu-hah, Robert Altman, and Johannes Rau. After him are John Kenneth Galbraith, Markus Wolf, Lennart Meri, Alexander Litvinenko, Jack Palance, and Elisabeth Schwarzkopf.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Steve Irwin ranks 16 out of 925Before him are Heath Ledger (1979), Chris Hemsworth (1983), Hugh Jackman (1968), Jack Brabham (1926), Paul Hogan (1939), and Julian Assange (1971). After him are Colleen McCullough (1937), Peter Singer (1946), Lionel Logue (1880), Margaret Court (1942), Tamam Shud case (1903), and John Eccles (1903).

Among PRESENTERS In Australia

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