Tupac Shakur

1971 - 1996

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Tupac Amaru Shakur ( TOO-pahk shə-KOOR; born Lesane Parish Crooks, June 16, 1971 – September 13, 1996), better known by his stage name 2Pac and later by his alias Makaveli, was an American rapper and actor. Considered one of the most influential rappers of all time, Shakur is among the best-selling music artists, having sold more than 75 million records worldwide. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tupac Shakur has received more than 43,442,226 page views. His biography is available in 97 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 94 in 2019). Tupac Shakur is the 21st most popular singer, the 145th most popular biography from United States (down from 136th in 2019) and the 10th most popular American Singer.

Tupac Shakur is most famous for being a rapper who was shot and killed in 1996.

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  • 79.80

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  • 97

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  • 17.48

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  • 2.67

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Among singers, Tupac Shakur ranks 21 out of 3,541Before him are Julio Iglesias, Montserrat Caballé, Adriano Celentano, Enrico Caruso, Demis Roussos, and Plácido Domingo. After him are James Brown, Barbra Streisand, Farinelli, Dalida, Patti Smith, and Cesária Évora.

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Among people born in 1971, Tupac Shakur ranks 1After him are Justin Trudeau, Elon Musk, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Jared Leto, Pep Guardiola, Anna Netrebko, Julian Assange, Winona Ryder, Jeremy Renner, Idina Menzel, and Mark Wahlberg. Among people deceased in 1996, Tupac Shakur ranks 4Before him are Baba Vanga, François Mitterrand, and Marcello Mastroianni. After him are Carl Sagan, Thomas Kuhn, Marguerite Duras, Krzysztof Kieślowski, Ella Fitzgerald, Jean-Bédel Bokassa, Joseph Brodsky, and René Lacoste.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tupac Shakur ranks 145 out of 15,968Before him are Vince McMahon (1945), Dale Carnegie (1888), Jon Voight (1938), Will Smith (1968), Ray Kroc (1902), and Brad Pitt (1963). After him are Phineas Gage (1823), Madonna (1958), James Watson (1928), Vin Diesel (1967), James Brown (1933), and Ray Charles (1930).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Tupac Shakur ranks 10Before him are Maria Callas (1923), Frank Sinatra (1915), Johnny Cash (1932), Tina Turner (1939), Joan Baez (1941), and Jim Morrison (1943). After him are James Brown (1933), Barbra Streisand (1942), Patti Smith (1946), Whitney Houston (1963), Aretha Franklin (1942), and Barry White (1944).

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