Meanwhile, Queen Elizabeth’s sister Princess Margaret came in 37th and her husband, Prince Philip, ranked 44th.
Another British monarch whose page garnered a lot of hits was Queen Victoria, who had the 13th most viewed article with more than 14 million hits – page views saw a boost after the broadcast of ITV series Victoria.
The worlds of TV and film hugely influenced Wikipedia’s list of most viewed pages in English last year, with other articles in the top 25 including Game of Thrones (season 7), 13 Reasons Why, Wonderwoman star Gal Gadot, Logan and Stranger Things.
A tweet on Wikipedia’s Twitter account describes the site as a “second screen”.
It’s abundantly clear that @wikipedia has become a second-screen experience for many TV viewers. 2017's top traffic-getters relate to popular movies and TV shows. https://t.co/ioMpivIVAn 1/