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Anne Rice

1941 - 2021

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Anne Rice (born Howard Allen Frances O'Brien; October 4, 1941 – December 11, 2021) was an American author of gothic fiction, erotic literature, and Christian literature. She was best known for her series of novels The Vampire Chronicles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anne Rice has received more than 3,694,002 page views. Her biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Anne Rice is the 607th most popular writer (up from 814th in 2019), the 646th most popular biography from United States (up from 867th in 2019) and the 67th most popular American Writer.

Anne Rice is most famous for her novels, The Vampire Chronicles, which she published from 1976 to 2003.

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Among writers, Anne Rice ranks 607 out of 5,755Before her are Camilo José Cela, France Prešeren, Pierre Loti, Anton Makarenko, John Donne, and Ludwig Tieck. After her are Walther von der Vogelweide, Ivar Aasen, Novatian, Alexander Herzen, Hermann Broch, and Harry Martinson.

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Among people born in 1941, Anne Rice ranks 45Before her are Gheorghe Zamfir, Art Garfunkel, Riccardo Muti, Wolfgang Petersen, Ali Hassan al-Majid, and Dennis Ritchie. After her are Jürgen Prochnow, Chick Corea, Bobby Moore, Ryan O'Neal, Michael D. Higgins, and Eric Burdon. Among people deceased in 2021, Anne Rice ranks 31Before her are Richard Rogers, Sonny Chiba, Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, Lars Vilks, Donald Rumsfeld, and Carlos Menem. After her are Abimael Guzmán, Bernard Haitink, Steven Weinberg, Hans Küng, Frank Williams, and Chick Corea.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Anne Rice ranks 646 out of 18,182Before her are Martin Cooper (1928), Hulk Hogan (1953), John Cazale (1935), Dennis Ritchie (1941), Bill Cosby (1937), and Tommy Hilfiger (1951). After her are George A. Romero (1940), William Hanna (1910), Billie Jean King (1943), Howard Hawks (1896), Lady Gaga (1986), and Don Shirley (1927).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Anne Rice ranks 67Before her are Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875), Washington Irving (1783), Eugene O'Neill (1888), Theodore Dreiser (1871), Thomas Wolfe (1900), and Michael Crichton (1942). After her are Robert Ludlum (1927), John Irving (1942), Thomas Harris (1940), Robert E. Howard (1906), William Saroyan (1908), and Maya Angelou (1928).

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