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Victor Borge

1909 - 2000

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Børge Rosenbaum (3 January 1909 – 23 December 2000), known professionally as Victor Borge ( BOR-gə), was a Danish-American comedian, conductor, and pianist who achieved great popularity in radio and television in both North America and Europe. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Victor Borge has received more than 1,688,071 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Victor Borge is the 56th most popular musician (up from 95th in 2019), the 35th most popular biography from Denmark (up from 62nd in 2019) and the most popular Danish Musician.

Victor Borge was a Danish pianist and comedian who was most famous for his comedy routines.

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  • 1.7M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 68.95

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 13.06

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.39

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Victor Borge ranks 56 out of 2,662Before him are David Gilmour, Roger Waters, Isaac Albéniz, Baroness Mary Vetsera, Chuck Berry, and Jimmy Page. After him are Charlie Parker, Robert Johnson, Ritchie Blackmore, Giorgio Moroder, Pablo Casals, and Glenn Gould.

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Among people born in 1909, Victor Borge ranks 10Before him are Juliana of the Netherlands, Peter Drucker, Simone Weil, Andrei Gromyko, Mohammed Daoud Khan, and Francis Bacon. After him are Nicholas Winton, U Thant, Rita Levi-Montalcini, Isaiah Berlin, Kwame Nkrumah, and Mohammed V of Morocco. Among people deceased in 2000, Victor Borge ranks 6Before him are Hafez al-Assad, Hedy Lamarr, Władysław Szpilman, Ingrid of Sweden, and Habib Bourguiba. After him are Alec Guinness, Emil Zátopek, Roger Vadim, Stanley Matthews, Friedensreich Hundertwasser, and Lída Baarová.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Victor Borge ranks 35 out of 893Before him are Saxo Grammaticus (1150), Ubba (1000), Frederick VIII of Denmark (1843), Haakon VII of Norway (1872), Harald Bluetooth (935), and Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770). After him are Johannes V. Jensen (1873), Queen Anne-Marie of Greece (1946), Frederick V of Denmark (1723), Lars von Trier (1956), Frederick III of Denmark (1609), and Valdemar II of Denmark (1170).

Among MUSICIANS In Denmark

Among musicians born in Denmark, Victor Borge ranks 1After him are Lars Ulrich (1963), Jacob Gade (1879), Jørgen Ingmann (1925), Svend Asmussen (1916), Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen (1946), Ole Beich (1955), Michala Petri (1958), Flemming Rasmussen (1958), Trentemøller (1972), Kai Winding (1922), and Nikolaj Koppel (1969).