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Alfred W. Crosby

1931 - 2018

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Alfred W. Crosby Jr. (January 15, 1931 – March 14, 2018) was professor of History, Geography, and American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, and University of Helsinki. He was the author of books including The Columbian Exchange (1972) and Ecological Imperialism (1986). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alfred W. Crosby has received more than 183,277 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Alfred W. Crosby is the 382nd most popular historian, the 7,891st most popular biography from United States and the 31st most popular American Historian.

Memorability Metrics

  • 180k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 44.50

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.64

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.63

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among HISTORIANS

Among historians, Alfred W. Crosby ranks 382 out of 339Before him are Samuel Eliot Morison, Rudolph Rummel, Timothy Garton Ash, Charles A. Beard, Minhaj-i-Siraj, and Kenneth Clark. After him are Hermann Oldenberg, Arthur Smith Woodward, Florian Cajori, Christopher Browning, Robert Service, and Carroll Quigley.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1931, Alfred W. Crosby ranks 406Before him are Índio, Sergei Adian, Pál Várhidi, Raúl Belén, Della Reese, and Dimitar Dobrev. After him are Gustav-Adolf Schur, Jimmy Stewart, Thorvald Strömberg, Sven Delblanc, Jackie McLean, and Giovanni Battista Rabino. Among people deceased in 2018, Alfred W. Crosby ranks 353Before him are Carole Shelley, Valentina Rastvorova, Joseph Polchinski, Mary Carlisle, Philippe Gondet, and Big Van Vader. After him are José Antonio Zaldúa, Muhibbe Darga, Shinobu Sekine, Didier Lockwood, Richard DeVos, and Elizabeth Hawley.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Alfred W. Crosby ranks 7,891 out of 18,182Before him are Chanel Preston (1985), Lauren Shuler Donner (1949), Helen Ferguson (1901), Buck Angel (1962), Jesse Metcalfe (1978), and Alexis Arquette (1969). After him are Zach McGowan (1980), Billy Eckstine (1914), Lawrence Gordon (1936), Robert H. Dennard (1932), John Jacob Abel (1857), and Samuel Alito (1950).

Among HISTORIANS In United States

Among historians born in United States, Alfred W. Crosby ranks 31Before him are Christopher Lasch (1932), Carl Benjamin Boyer (1906), Stephen Greenblatt (1943), Samuel Eliot Morison (1887), Rudolph Rummel (1932), and Charles A. Beard (1874). After him are Christopher Browning (1944), Carroll Quigley (1910), Robert Jay Lifton (1926), Timothy D. Snyder (1969), Stephen F. Cohen (1938), and Richard Hofstadter (1916).