Zeki Müren

1931 - 1996

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Zeki Müren (Turkish pronunciation: [zeˈci ˈmyɾæn]; 6 December 1931 – 24 September 1996) was a Turkish singer, composer, songwriter, actor and poet. Known by the nicknames "The Sun of Art" and "Pasha", he was one of the prominent figures of the Turkish classical music. Due to his contributions to the art industry, he was named a "State Artist" in 1991. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zeki Müren has received more than 184,306 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Zeki Müren is the 1,866th most popular writer (down from 1,571st in 2019), the 584th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 490th in 2019) and the 58th most popular Turkish Writer.

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  • 19

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  • 3.67

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  • 2.55

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Among writers, Zeki Müren ranks 1,866 out of 5,794Before him are John of Ephesus, Menander Protector, Catherine of Bologna, Avitus of Vienne, Dorothy Parker, and Alexandre Benois. After him are Frans Sammut, Philippe de Commines, Jean-Jacques Ampère, Mikhail Zoshchenko, Juvencus, and Sergei Dovlatov.

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Among people born in 1931, Zeki Müren ranks 120Before him are Leslie Caron, Olympia Dukakis, James Tolkan, Thorvald Stoltenberg, Ken Takakura, and Rolf Hochhuth. After him are Marianne Koch, Juan Goytisolo, Magali Noël, Peter Collins, Vizma Belševica, and Lamberto Dini. Among people deceased in 1996, Zeki Müren ranks 81Before him are Michel Debré, María Casares, Haing S. Ngor, David Packard, Pavel Sudoplatov, and Gerry Mulligan. After him are Stavros Niarchos, Mary Leakey, Moshoeshoe II of Lesotho, Margaux Hemingway, Nguyễn Hữu Thọ, and Lo Wei.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Zeki Müren ranks 584 out of 1,128Before him are Saliha Sultan (1680), Annia Faustina (201), Xenophon of Ephesus (101), John of Ephesus (507), Menander Protector (550), and Flavian of Constantinople (null). After him are Kemal Reis (1451), John Tzetzes (1110), Aquila of Sinope (100), Roman of Bulgaria (930), Argishti II (-800), and Publius Servilius Vatia Isauricus (-120).

Among WRITERS In Turkey

Among writers born in Turkey, Zeki Müren ranks 58Before him are Symeon the New Theologian (949), Pir Sultan Abdal (1480), Methodius of Olympus (260), Xenophon of Ephesus (101), John of Ephesus (507), and Menander Protector (550). After him are John Tzetzes (1110), Muhammad Said Ramadan al-Bouti (1929), Arctinus of Miletus (-800), Phocylides (-560), Constantine Manasses (1130), and Cleitarchus (-400).