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Wolf Biermann

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Karl Wolf Biermann (German pronunciation: [ˈvɔlf ˈbiːɐ̯ˌman] (listen); born 15 November 1936) is a German singer-songwriter, poet, and former East German dissident. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wolf Biermann has received more than 251,841 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Wolf Biermann is the 289th most popular singer (up from 291st in 2019), the 1,516th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,533rd in 2019) and the 15th most popular German Singer.

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  • 250k

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  • 57.92

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 32

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.88

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.05

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Wolf Biermann ranks 289 out of 3,528Before him are Fancy, Bülent Ersoy, Rita Pavone, Viktor Tsoi, Eartha Kitt, and Bill Withers. After him are Solomon Burke, Glenn Hughes, Albert Hammond, Gene Vincent, Dusty Hill, and Tarkan.

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Among people born in 1936, Wolf Biermann ranks 94Before him are Joe D'Amato, Alan Alda, Raymond Poulidor, Nino Castelnuovo, Wilfried Martens, and Hideki Shirakawa. After him are Solomon Burke, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Christine Nöstlinger, Christiane Martel, Didier Ratsiraka, and James Mirrlees.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Wolf Biermann ranks 1,516 out of 6,142Before him are Diane Kruger (1976), Richard Glücks (1889), Gondioc (450), Hans Holbein the Elder (1465), Ulrich von Hassell (1881), and Werner Best (1903). After him are Ernest Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover (1845), Karl Albrecht (1920), Bernard of Saxe-Weimar (1604), Wolfgang Wilhelm, Count Palatine of Neuburg (1578), Wilhelm Weitling (1808), and André Previn (1929).

Among SINGERS In Germany

Among singers born in Germany, Wolf Biermann ranks 15Before him are Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (1925), Ivan Rebroff (1931), Nena (1960), Marian Gold (1954), Christa Ludwig (1928), and Fancy (1946). After him are Tarkan (1972), Udo Dirkschneider (1952), Heino (1938), Franzl Lang (1930), Fritz Wunderlich (1930), and Gundula Janowitz (1937).