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May 14, 2018

 

WIKIPEDIA’S MOST CONTROVERSIAL TOP PEOPLE

(Part 2, 11-20)

 

 

 

MADONNA

Madonna Louise Ciccone (/ɪˈkni/; born August 16, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. Referred to as the “Queen of Pop” since the 1980s, Madonna is known for pushing the boundaries of lyrical content in mainstream popular music, as well as visual imagery in music videos and on stage. Madonna is recognized as the best-selling female recording artist of all time by Guinness World Records. Madonna is the most successful solo act on its Hot 100 singles chart and second overall behind the Beatles. She is also the highest-grossing solo touring artist of all time, earning U.S. $1.4 billion from her concert tickets.

Her other ventures include fashion design, writing children’s books, opening of health clubs, and filmmaking. She contributed in various charities and founded the Raising Malawi organization in 2006.

 

 

 

CHRISTINA AGUILERA

Christina María Aguilera (born December 18, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and television personality. In 2009, she ranked at number 58 on Rolling Stones list of 100 Greatest Singers of All Time, thereby becoming the youngest and the only artist under 30 to be named.  Time listed Aguilera among the top 100 Most Influential People in the World of 2013.

Aside from her work in the entertainment industry, Aguilera is involved in charitable activities through human rights, world issues, and her work as a UN ambassador for the World Food Programme.

 

 

 

PAUL MCCARTNEY

Sir James Paul McCartney (born 18 June 1942) is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. He gained worldwide fame as the bass guitarist and singer for the rock band the Beatles, widely considered the most popular and influential group in the history of pop music. McCartney is one of the most successful composers and performers of all time. More than 2,200 artists have covered his Beatles song “Yesterday“, making it one of the most covered songs in popular music history.

He has taken part in projects to promote international charities related to such subjects as animal rights, seal hunting, land mines, vegetarianism, poverty, and music education.

 

 

 

RONALD REAGAN

Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was an American politician and actor who served as the 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989. Prior to the presidency, he was a Hollywood actor and union leader before serving as the 33rd Governor of California from 1967 to 1975. Soon after taking office, Reagan began implementing sweeping new political and economic initiatives. His supply-side economic policies, dubbed “Reaganomics

In Ronald Reagans first term as President he survived an assassination attempt, spurred the War on Drugs, and fought public sector labor.

 

 

 

ELVIS PRESLEY

Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was an American singer and actor. Regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century, he is often referred to as the “King of Rock and Roll” or simply “the King“.

Presley is one of the most celebrated and influential musicians of the 20th century. Commercially successful in many genres, including pop, country, blues, and gospel, he is the best-selling solo artist in the history of recorded music.

Elvis Presley won three competitive Grammys, received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award at age 36, and has been inducted into multiple music halls of fame.

 

 

 

VIJAY (India Actor)

Joseph Vijay, better known mononymously as Vijay, is an Indian film actor and playback singer who works in Tamil cinema. To date, he has acted in 61 movies as a lead actor and has won 40 awards. 

Vijay as a playback singer has sung 32 songs to date, starting with Bombay City (1994) to Papa Papa (2017).

 

 

 

MARIAH CAREY

Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1969 or 1970) is an American singer and songwriter. Referred to as the “Songbird Supreme” by the Guinness World Records, she is noted for her five-octave vocal rangevocal powermelismatic style, and signature use of the whistle register.

In 2012, she was ranked second on VH1’s list of the 100 greatest female artists in music history. Aside from her commercial accomplishments, Carey has won 5 Grammy Awards, 19 World Music Awards, 10 American Music Awards,[6] and 14 Billboard Music Awards, and has been consistently credited with inspiring a generation of singers.

 

 

JOHN CENA

John Felix Anthony Cena Jr. ( born April 23, 1977) is an American professional wrestler, actor, rapper, and television host. He is currently signed to WWE, where he is a free agent who appears for both the Raw and SmackDown brands.

From a generic character in 2002, John Cena morphed into a rapper for the time period of 2002–2004, which earned him fame within the audience on SmackDown.

 

 

 

EMINEM

Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972), known professionally as Eminem (often stylized as EMINƎM), is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, record executive, and actor.

Eminem is the best-selling artist of the 2000s in the United States.

 

 

 

MUHAMMAD

570 CE – 8 June 632 CE) was the founder of Islam. According to Islamic doctrine, he was a prophet and God’s messenger, sent to present and confirm the monotheistic teachings preached previously by AdamAbrahamMosesJesus, and other prophets.

Muhammad was the founder of Islam.

 

 

 

 

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May 7, 2018

 

WIKIPEDIA’S MOST CONTROVERSIAL TOP PEOPLE

(Segment of the top 100)

 

The 1000 most-edited English-language pages (534 articles) to isolate the individuals (127 people – each person’s page has been revised over 10,000 times since 2001). The number of edits reflects how much we care about the content of a Wikipedia page. Based on the definition of controversy – prolonged public disagreement or heated discussion – we could interpret ‘most edited’ to mean ‘most controversial’. The number of edits can be used as a surrogate measure of controversy because frequent revisions over a long period of time are caused by underlying conflicts of interest between Wikipedia editors.

 

 

ADOLF HITLER

German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party and Hitler initiated World War II in Europe with the invasion of Poland in September 1939, and was central to the Holocaust.

German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party.

 

 

 

BARACK OBAMA

American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009 to January 20, 2017. The first African American to assume the presidency.

The first African American to assume the presidency.

 

 

 

BEYONCE

 American singer, songwriter and actress.  Forbes ranked her as the most powerful female in entertainment on their 2015 and 2017 lists

Beyonce is an American singer, songwriter and actress.

 

 

 

 

BRITNEY SPEARS

American singer, dancer, and actress. Spears was credited with influencing the revival of teen pop during the late 1990s and the early 2000s.

American singer, dancer, and actress.

 

 

 

GEORGE W. BUSH

American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009.  After his re-election, Bush received increasingly heated criticism from across the political spectrum for his handling of the Iraq War, Hurricane Katrinaand other challenges.

American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009.

 

 

 

 

JESUS CHRIST

He is the central figure of Christianity. Most Christians believe him to be the incarnation of God the Son and the awaited Messiah (Christ) prophesied in the Old Testament.

Also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth and Jesus Christ.

 

 

 

 

KANE 

(Wrestler)

 American professional wrestler, actor, businessman and politician signed to WWE on the Raw brand. Outside of professional wrestling, Jacobs has made numerous guest appearances in film and on television, including the lead role in the 2006 WWE Studiosproduction See No Evil and its 2014 sequel. Jacobs is a longtime supporter of libertarian political causes.

American professional wrestler, actor, businessman and politician.

 

 

 

 

MICHAEL JACKSON

American singer, songwriter, and dancer. Dubbed the “King of Pop“. Jackson became a figure of controversy in the 1980s due to his changing physical appearance, his relationships, and behavior.  Forbes ranked Jackson as the top-earning deceased celebrity for the fifth consecutive year in 2017.

American singer, songwriter, and dancer. Dubbed the “King of Pop”

 

 

 

ROGER FEDERER

Swiss professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No.2 in men’s singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). He is regarded by many fans, players and analysts as the greatest tennis player of all time.

Swiss professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No.2 in men’s singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP)

 

 

 

 

THE UNDERTAKER

(Wrestler)

American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE. The Undertaker became WWE’s longest ever tenured performer. His 26 year long standing with the company has earned him the nickname “the soul of the WWE”.

American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE.

 

 

 

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WIKIPEDIA’S MOST CONTROVERSIAL PEOPLE RESULTS

 

RANK NAME GENDER STATUS NATIONALITY JOB EDITS
1 George W. Bush Male Alive American Leader 45866
2 Michael Jackson Male Both American Musician 28160
3 Jesus Male Dead Israeli Leader 28099
4 Barack Obama Male Alive American Leader 24725
5 Adolf Hitler Male Dead German Leader 24630
6 Britney Spears Female Alive American Musician 23803
7 The Undertaker Male Alive American Wrestler 22149
8 Roger Federer Male Alive Swiss Athlete 20967
9 Kane (wrestler) Male Alive American Wrestler 20326
10 Beyoncé Female Alive American Musician 19491

 

 

 

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