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Vicente Fernández

1940 - 2021

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Vicente Fernández Gómez (February 17, 1940 – December 12, 2021) was a Mexican ranchera singer, actor and film producer. Nicknamed "Chente" (short for Vicente), "El Charro de Huentitán" (The Charro from Huentitán), "El Ídolo de México" (The Idol of Mexico), and "El Rey de la Música Ranchera" (The King of Ranchera Music), Fernández started his career as a busker, and went on to become a cultural icon, having recorded more than 100 albums and contributing to more than 30 films. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vicente Fernández has received more than 4,671,567 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Vicente Fernández is the 133rd most popular singer (up from 288th in 2019), the 24th most popular biography from Mexico (up from 67th in 2019) and the most popular Mexican Singer.

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  • 29

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  • 2.20

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  • 3.66

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Among singers, Vicente Fernández ranks 133 out of 3,528Before him are Claude François, Britney Spears, Lys Assia, Caterina Valente, John Lee Hooker, and Georges Brassens. After him are Kris Kristofferson, Thomas Anders, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Little Richard, Al Jarreau, and Grace Jones.

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Among people born in 1940, Vicente Fernández ranks 58Before him are Cliff Richard, Tom Jones, Nancy Pelosi, Denis Law, James Cromwell, and Jean-Luc Nancy. After him are Raul Julia, Óscar Arias, Al Jarreau, Shahnaz Pahlavi, Mina, and Jacques Rancière. Among people deceased in 2021, Vicente Fernández ranks 48Before him are Paul J. Crutzen, Lina Wertmüller, Jean-Pierre Adams, Dušan Ivković, Richard R. Ernst, and Jean-Luc Nancy. After him are Phil Spector, Hissène Habré, Abdelkader Bensalah, Isamu Akasaki, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, and Edita Gruberová.

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In Mexico

Among people born in Mexico, Vicente Fernández ranks 24 out of 585Before him are Antonio López de Santa Anna (1794), Benito Juárez (1806), Juana Inés de la Cruz (1648), Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (1753), Andrés Manuel López Obrador (1953), and Moctezuma I (1398). After him are Vicente Fox (1942), Francisco I. Madero (1873), Cantinflas (1911), Lázaro Cárdenas (1895), David Alfaro Siqueiros (1896), and Guillermo del Toro (1964).

Among SINGERS In Mexico

Among singers born in Mexico, Vicente Fernández ranks 1After him are Thalía (1971), Juan Gabriel (1950), Jorge Negrete (1910), José Alfredo Jiménez (1926), Lila Downs (1968), Paulina Rubio (1971), Marco Antonio Solís (1959), Alejandro Fernández (1971), Alaska (1963), Anahí (1983), and Dulce María (1985).

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