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Top people from Sheffield: All

Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 Mary, Queen of Scots, held under house arrest in Sheffield for 14 years 8871
2 Sean Bean, actor 5041
3 Joe Cocker, singer 4451
4 Bruce Dickinson, musician, lead singer of Iron Maiden 4415
5 Eddie Izzard, comedian [link] 4171
6 Michael Palin, comedian, actor and travel presenter 2688
7 Dominic West, actor 2494
8 Alex Turner, musician, vocalist and songwriter for the Arctic Monkeys 2446
9 Naseem Hamed, boxer 2302
10 Patrick McGoohan, actor 2190
11 Jessica-Jane Clement, actor, model 1818
12 Jarvis Cocker, musician, lead singer of Pulp 1556
13 Donald Pleasence, actor 1390
14 Steve Clark, musician, late Def Leppard guitarist 1068
15 Joe Elliott, musician, lead singer of Def Leppard 963
16 Gordon Banks, footballer 938
17 Nicky Weaver, goalkeeper 929
18 Richard Coyle, actor and comedian 905
19 Paul Carrack, musician, formerly of Ace and Squeeze 903
20 Henry Bessemer, engineer 860
21 Angela Carter, novelist. 848
22 Richard Hawley, musician, formerly of The Longpigs 815
23 Amy Johnson, pioneering female aviator 810
24 Jessica Ennis, athlete 769
25 John Amaechi, former NBA basketball player 664
26 Rick Savage, musician, bassist of Def Leppard 632
27 Philip Oakey, musician, lead singer of The Human League 610
28 Nick Park, Animator & Film Director [link] 599
29 David Slade, film director 544
30 David Blunkett, former Cabinet minister (Education Secretary, Home Secretary, and Work and Pensions Secretary) </ref> 541
31 Paul Heaton, musician, formerly of The Beautiful South 523
32 Neil Warnock, footballer and football manager 501
33 A. S. Byatt, novelist 495
34 Nigel Worthington, footballer and football manager 483
35 Graham Fellows, comedian, actor, best known as "John Shuttleworth" 467
36 Chris Waddle, former England footballer 459
37 Joe Simpson, mountaineer 434
38 Jamie Cook, musician, guitarist for the Arctic Monkeys 426
39 Gary Cahill, footballer 422
40 Peter Stringfellow, multi-millionaire businessman and footballer 422
41 Emlyn Hughes, footballer and football manager 421
42 Hans Adolf Krebs, biochemist, winner of the 1953 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 399
43 Khalid Yasin, Islamic lecturer 381
44 Trevor Francis, footballer and football manager 381
45 Leslie Ash, actress 378
46 Michael Vaughan, Captain of the England cricket team from 2003 to 2008 346
47 Kate Rusby, folk singer 346
48 Frank White, musician 346
49 Stephen Daldry, film director 329
50 John Motson, football commentator. 309
51 Brian Glover, actor & wrestler 305
52 Oona King, politician 298
53 Roy Hattersley, politician 293
54 Harry Brearley, inventor of Stainless steel 291
55 James Toseland, motorcycle racer, and Superbike World Champion 287
56 Linda Smith (comedian) 281
57 Joanne Catherall, musician, singer in The Human League 271
58 Susan Ann Sulley, musician, singer in The Human League 268
59 Howard Wilkinson,ex England football manager 261
60 Derek Bailey, musician, writer 258
61 Margaret Drabble, novelist 228
62 Dave Bassett, football manager 207
63 Edward Carpenter, poet and activist 207
64 Keith Barron, actor 204
65 Martin Fry, pop singer with ABC 192
66 Gary Megson, footballer and football manager 190
67 Chris Woods, former England goalkeeper 184
68 Evan Harris, Liberal Democrat politician 183
69 Richard McCourt, television presenter 179
70 Carlton Palmer, former England footballer 177
71 J. Stuart Blackton, film producer 176
72 Arthur Lismer, artist </ref> 175
73 Gavin Bryars, musician 174
74 William Empson, literary critic and Professor of English at the University of Sheffield 173
75 Judy Parfitt, actor 172
76 Justin Wilson, motor-racing driver 168
77 Dave Berry, musician 165
78 Joanne Harris, author (most famously of Chocolat) 164
79 Charlotte Hudson, television presenter 163
80 Charles Peace, notorious murderer 162
81 Helen Sharman, astronaut (first Briton in space) 161
82 Lee Chapman, footballer 156
83 Harry Wright, major league baseball player </ref> 155
84 Mark Serwotka, trade unionist 149
85 Malcolm Bradbury, author 144
86 Dave Richards, Chairman of the FA Premier League and former Chairman of Sheffield Wednesday 142
87 George Talbot, 6th Earl of Shrewsbury, Earl Marshal and gaoler of Mary, Queen of Scots 138
88 Frederick Varley, artist 135
89 Billy Sharp, Footballer 134
90 Samuel Plimsoll, politician and advocate of the Plimsoll line 127
91 Steve Mackey, bass player with Pulp 126
92 Candida Doyle, keyboard player with Pulp 124
93 Matthew Bannister, BBC Radio 5 Live presenter 124
94 David Hirst, former England footballer 120
95 Martyn Ware, musician Heaven 17 117
96 Richard Bentall, clinical psychologist 111
97 Marti Caine, comedienne 108
98 Patricia Maynard, actor 100
99 Michael Grandage, Theatre director 98
100 Steve Peat, Professional cyclist. Three time UCI downhill world cup overall series champion 97
101 Angela Pleasence, actor 95
102 Martin Powell, former keyboardist of heavy metal band Cradle of Filth 94
103 Johnny Nelson, boxer 94
104 Thomas Craig, actor 93
105 Steve Edwards, singer. 89
106 Jamie Reeves, Former winner of World's Strongest Man 86
107 Richard J. Roberts, biochemist 85
108 James Montgomery, editor and poet 85
109 Carol Barnes, newsreader [link] 84
110 Barry Hines, author 81
111 Bruce Oldfield, fashion designer 80
112 Jack Rosenthal, playwright [link] 79
113 Jim Smith, footballer and football manager 79
114 Marina Lewycka, author 74
115 Nicholas Liverpool, President of Dominica 73
116 Mark Roe, professional golfer, coach and commentator 73
117 Alastair Burnet, news reader 70
118 Benjamin Huntsman, inventor and steel manufacturer 69
119 Joseph Locke, railway engineer 68
120 James Lomas, Olivier award winning actor 66
121 Malcolm Elliott, Professional cyclist 66
122 Derek Simpson, trade unionist 65
123 William Sterndale Bennett, composer 63
124 Bobby Knutt, actor & comedian 63
125 Uriah Rennie, Football referee 63
126 John Sherwood, International 400 metre Hurdler. 61
127 Christopher Colquhoun, actor 59
128 Richard Caborn, Minister for Sport 58
129 Nick Banks, musician, drummer for Pulp 58
130 Clinton Woods, boxer 56
131 Mark Webber (guitarist), guitarist with Pulp 55
132 Tony Oxley, musician 53
133 Tony Capstick, comedian, actor, musician and broadcaster 52
134 Donna Hartley, Olympic sprinter & Commonwealth gold medalist 52
135 Russell Senior, musician, former guitarist for Pulp 50
136 Alan Rouse, mountaineer 49
137 Jon Brown, marathon runner 46
138 Josephine Barstow, opera singer 46
139 John Christopher Cutler, second governor of the State of Utah 46
140 Anna Walker, television presenter 46
141 Maurice Colbourne, actor 45
142 Ian Reddington, actor 43
143 Charles Sargeant Jagger, sculptor 43
144 Steven Houghton, actor & singer 43
145 James McCourt, television presenter 42
146 Brendan Ingle, boxing trainer 41
147 Charles Harding Firth, historian 41
148 Tony Parkes, assistant football manager 40
149 Harry Wragg, jockey & trainer 38
150 Clive Betts 38
151 Geoff Thompson, chairman of the Football Association 38
152 Jayne Irving, television presenter 38
153 Charles Boot, of Henry Boot & Co., developer of Pinewood Studios 38
154 Henry Clifton Sorby, microscopist and geologist 37
155 Ron Springett, former England goalkeeper 37
156 Ebenezer Elliott, poet 36
157 Hugo Young, journalist and political commentator 36
158 Ben Moon, rock climber 35
159 Jackie Sewell, former England footballer 34
160 Derek Dooley, footballer 33
161 Mel Sterland, former England footballer 33
162 Dave Godin, writer and journalist, authority on black American soul music 33
163 Mark White, musician with ABC 33
164 Don Megson, footballer 33
165 Mark Gasser, Concert Pianist 32
166 Keith Hackett, football referee 31
167 Owen Aaronovitch, actor 30
168 Steven Bellamy, British Karate Team 30
169 Susan Littler, actor 30
170 Albert Quixall, former England footballer 29
171 Mark Firth, steel manufacturer 27
172 George Ulyett, former Test cricketer 26
173 Róisín Murphy, musician, formerly lead singer of Moloko 26
174 Ryan Rhodes, Boxer 26
175 John Roebuck, inventor 25
176 William Clegg, former England footballer and politician 25
177 Frederick Brian Pickering, metallurgist 24
178 Danny Bergara, footballer and football manager 24
179 Robert Hadfield, innovator of steel alloys 24
180 Paul Goodison, sailor 24
181 Dennis Woodhead, footballer 1947 - 1959 24
182 Paul Jones, boxer 24
183 John Parker, 19th century politician 22
184 Paul Conneally, poet, artist, musician 22
185 Joseph William Thornton, confectioner, founder of Thorntons 20
186 Steve McCaffery, poet 20
187 Geoff Nicholson, author 20
188 David Sherwood, tennis player 20
189 John Parkin, architect 19
190 Andrew Griffiths, field hockey forward 18
191 Helen Jackson 18
192 Joseph Pointer, politician and trade unionist 18
193 Jonny Maudling, composer 17
194 John George Graves, entrepreneur and philanthropist 17
195 John Sadler, sports writer 17
196 Samuel Bailey, philosopher and author </ref> 17
197 Leonard Cockayne, botanist 17
198 Sheila Sherwood, International Long Jumper 1962 - 1974. 17

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