Top 10 Most-Read Articles Wikipedia in 2022
Many of us look for information online at Wikipedia. Every day, millions of people all over the world go to the online encyclopedia to learn about different things. The 10 most-read articles on Wikipedia’s English-language site in 2022 were just named. Let’s look at a list of the articles that have been read the most this year.
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1. Jeffrey Dahmer
This year, the most-viewed page on Wikipedia was about the American serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer. More than 5 million, 260,000 people have looked at the page.
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But a Netflix show has helped him watch the page more than any other thing. This year, a TV show was made based on his story.
2. Russia invades Ukraine
The Russian invasion of Ukraine is the most important thing that happened this year. The two countries are still at war with each other. The war has hurt people all over the world, and many people have died because of it. About 47.5 million people have looked at this Wikipedia page about the war.
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3. Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom died on September 8 of this year. He stayed on the throne for 70 years and 214 days. His page has been seen about 4 billion, 26,000 times.
4. Death in Current Year (Death in 2022)
This year, a lot of well-known people have died. On Wikipedia’s page for the dead, you can find their names, ages, citizenship, nationalities, major contributions, and causes of death. About 41 million people have looked at the page.
5. FIFA World Cup 2022
From November 20 to December 18 of this year, the FIFA World Cup was held in Qatar. About 3 crores 8 lakh people have looked at the World Cup page, which is full of different facts.
6. Elon Musk
Elon Musk has been talked about in the news before. But this year, when he bought Twitter, it caused a big stir in the tech world. About 25.5 million people have looked at his page.
7. Vladimir Putin
The invasion of Ukraine made Russian President Vladimir Putin one of the most talked about people of the year. About 2.46 million people have looked at his page.
8. King Charles III of England
After Queen Elizabeth II died, King Charles III took over as ruler of Britain. He was 73 years old at the time. About 2.29 million people have looked at his page.
In February, Russia went into Ukraine. By May, 8 million Ukrainians had been moved, and 7.8 million had left the country by November. About 22.4 million people have looked at the page.
10. Amber Hard
From April to June of this year, Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s defamation case was on trial. In December of this year, Hardt made a deal with Johnny to end the case. About 19.5 million people have looked at his page.