Check out this cool visualization from The Pudding. It’s an interactive map of the most viewed people pages on wikipedia keyed by number of views and arranged by locations that person is connected with.
The most incongruous connection I found is George Harrison’s appearance somewhere in the middle of Staten Island. If you’ve ever been to Staten Island, you know how wrong that feels. Visit Harrison’s wikipedia page to find out the sad explanation.
Also, check out my own article on analyzing wikipedia data.
A People Map of the US, where city names are replaced by their most Wikipedia’ed resident: people born in, lived in, or connected to a place.