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Valery Leontiev

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Valery Yakovlevich Leontiev (Russian: Валерий Яковлевич Леонтьев; born 19 March 1949) is a Soviet and Russian pop singer, sometimes songwriter and actor whose popularity peaked in the early 1980s. He was titled a People's Artist of Russia in 1996. He is known as one of the most prominent artists of Soviet and Russian music. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Valery Leontiev has received more than 224,534 page views. His biography is available in 133 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 134 in 2019). Valery Leontiev is the 210th most popular singer (up from 233rd in 2019), the 401st most popular biography from Russia (up from 422nd in 2019) and the 5th most popular Russian Singer.

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  • 220k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 60.21

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 133

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.73

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 10.30

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Valery Leontiev ranks 210 out of 3,528Before him are Kyu Sakamoto, Lola Flores, Kenny Rogers, Tom Morello, Dionne Warwick, and Rob Halford. After him are Courtney Love, Kylie Minogue, Dave Gahan, Dua Lipa, Sarah Brightman, and Milva.

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Among people born in 1949, Valery Leontiev ranks 64Before him are Zoia Ceaușescu, Ruud Krol, Fanny Ardant, Shelley Duvall, Hugh David Politzer, and Brigitte Bierlein. After him are Annie Leibovitz, Jim Broadbent, Sissy Spacek, Miuccia Prada, Kurmanbek Bakiyev, and Philippe Starck.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Valery Leontiev ranks 401 out of 3,262Before him are Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia (1819), Andriyan Nikolayev (1929), Zinovy Rozhestvensky (1848), Vasili Kuznetsov (1901), Yaroslav II of Vladimir (1191), and Lyudmila Ulitskaya (1943). After him are Roza Shanina (1924), Shamil Basayev (1965), Sergius of Radonezh (1314), Avvakum (1620), Basil Fool for Christ (1468), and Leonid Rogozov (1934).

Among SINGERS In Russia

Among singers born in Russia, Valery Leontiev ranks 5Before him are Alla Pugacheva (1949), Feodor Chaliapin (1873), Eduard Khil (1934), and Anna Netrebko (1971). After him are Viktor Tsoi (1962), Galina Vishnevskaya (1926), Laila Halme (1934), Dmitri Hvorostovsky (1962), Lidia Ruslanova (1900), Georg Ots (1920), and Martti Talvela (1935).