Anthony Bourdain

1956 - 2018

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Anthony Michael Bourdain (; June 25, 1956 – June 8, 2018) was an American celebrity chef, author, and travel documentarian who starred in programs focusing on the exploration of international culture, cuisine, and the human condition. Bourdain was a 1978 graduate of The Culinary Institute of America and a veteran of many professional kitchens during his career, which included several years spent as an executive chef at Brasserie Les Halles in Manhattan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anthony Bourdain has received more than 29,392,767 page views. His biography is available in 84 different languages on Wikipedia. Anthony Bourdain is the 1,247th most popular writer (down from 1,140th in 2019), the 1,561st most popular biography from United States (down from 1,310th in 2019) and the 153rd most popular Writer.

Anthony Bourdain is an American chef, author, and television personality. He is best known for his memoir Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly, which was a New York Times bestseller.

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Among writers, Anthony Bourdain ranks 1,247 out of 5,755Before him are Babrius, Poul Anderson, Jerzy Kosiński, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Giovanni Verga, and Valerie Solanas. After him are Laura Marx, Per Olov Enquist, Johann Peter Eckermann, Thomas of Celano, Aksel Sandemose, and Marie of Cleves, Duchess of Orléans.

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Among people born in 1956, Anthony Bourdain ranks 48Before him are Eric Roberts, David Caruso, Ian Curtis, Bakir Izetbegović, Zbigniew Boniek, and Jost Gippert. After him are Guido van Rossum, Ravi Shankar, Maria Teresa, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Michele Alboreto, Min Aung Hlaing, and Michael Biehn. Among people deceased in 2018, Anthony Bourdain ranks 64Before him are Osamu Shimomura, Gene Sharp, Jalaluddin Haqqani, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Steve Ditko, and Dorothy Malone. After him are Girma Wolde-Giorgis, Ruud Lubbers, Thorvald Stoltenberg, Joe Jackson, Samir Amin, and Oskar Gröning.

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Among people born in United States, Anthony Bourdain ranks 1,561 out of 18,182Before him are Tony Shalhoub (1953), Joseph L. Goldstein (1940), Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807), George Whipple (1878), William Daniel Phillips (1948), and Valerie Solanas (1936). After him are Eddie Cochran (1938), John Saxon (1935), James Earl Ray (1928), Paul Greengard (1925), Julia Child (1912), and Diane Lane (1965).

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Among writers born in United States, Anthony Bourdain ranks 153Before him are Betty Friedan (1921), Jeffery Deaver (1950), Carson McCullers (1917), Poul Anderson (1926), Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807), and Valerie Solanas (1936). After him are R. L. Stine (1943), Robin Hobb (1952), James Baldwin (1924), Henry Steel Olcott (1832), Robert Sheckley (1928), and Don DeLillo (1936).

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