Alain LeRoy Locke

1885 - 1954

Alain LeRoy Locke

Alain Leroy Locke (September 13, 1885 – June 9, 1954) was an American writer, philosopher, educator, and patron of the arts. Distinguished as the first African-American Rhodes Scholar in 1907, Locke was the philosophical architect —the acknowledged "Dean"— of the Harlem Renaissance. As a result, popular listings of influential African Americans have repeatedly included him. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alain LeRoy Locke has received more than 242,008 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,405th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Alain LeRoy Locke ranks 4,398 out of 4,883Before him are Charles Eastman, Judy Blume, Reki Kawahara, Paul Klebnikov, Sebastian Bieniek, and Alex Garland. After him are Richard Henry Dana Jr., Tim Kring, David Mitchell, Henry Vaughan, Edmund Gosse, and Paddy Chayefsky.

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Among people born in 1885, Alain LeRoy Locke ranks 152Before him are Otto Kruger, Frank Hurley, Art Ross, Charles Rosher, Frederick Holman, and Ben Chifley. After him is Lionel Atwill. Among people deceased in 1954, Alain LeRoy Locke ranks 99Before him are Abelardo Olivier, Gladys George, Hadiya Davletshina, Henri Laurent, Eugene Pallette, and Irving Pichel. After him are Clyde Cessna and John Simon, 1st Viscount Simon.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Alain LeRoy Locke ranks 7,552 out of 12,171Before him are Angie Harmon (1972), Elvin Bishop (1942), Evan Handler (1961), Grady Booch (1955), Michael Oher (1986), and Nicholas Brendon (1971). After him are Richard Henry Dana Jr. (1815), Aida Turturro (1962), Walter Becker (1950), Katee Sackhoff (1980), Adam Arkin (1956), and Eric Christian Olsen (1977).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Alain LeRoy Locke ranks 570Before him are Daniel Pearl (1963), Michael Shermer (1954), D. B. Weiss (1971), William Wallace Denslow (1856), Judy Blume (null), and Paul Klebnikov (1963). After him are Richard Henry Dana Jr. (1815), Tim Kring (1957), Paddy Chayefsky (1923), Richelle Mead (1976), William Inge (1913), and Kathryn Stockett (1969).